Rails Girls Shanghai 15 - 16st August 2015


Rails Girls goes Shanghai: join the two-day crash-course to the exciting world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails, with an Asian twist.

The applications for this workshop have ended. If you'd like to see another Shanghai event organised, contact team (a) railsgirls.com

You learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches.

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to help? We are looking for volunteers and Rails coaches. Email us.

Sunday 16th August

7PM - 10PM

Pre-conference mixer & installation fest

Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand. We’ll also install Ruby on Rails on your computer, so bring you're laptop with you!

Saturday 11st January

Choose the table according to the topic you want to discuss!
9:00 - 10:00

Registration & coffee

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome words & the world of web apps

Linda Liukas
10:30 - 11:00

Programming 101: Tryruby.org

Jani Penttinen, Transfluent
11:00 - 12:00

Workshop: kickstart your first webapp

Instructions in chinese here. And this this is what we're building.
12:00 - 13:00


13.00 - 13:15

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Linda - Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
13:15 - 14:00

Workshop continues!

14:00 - 15:00

Lightning talks from coaches

- Git for Girls by Thomas Yao
- Girls in Tech by Jing Zhou
- Surprise presentations also included
15 ->

Official program ends. Possibility to stay and extend application!

19 ->

Afterparty with Ruby Tuesday Shanghai!

We're hosting together the afterparty at the official Ruby Tuesday meetup - chance to meet more developers! We'll leave together from the venue around 17 for those who like to join. Address: 杨浦区淞沪路290号创智天地5号楼B1层InnoSpace孵化器二期


Location:「上海创客中心」静安区愚园东路28号3号楼1层See map


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What they say about us

Linda 和她的 Rails Girls
iFanr.com 10.3.2012

Rails Girls crash-course of building web applications starts in Sino-Finnish Centre
SFC Tongji blog 23.2.2012

Read press release or download as pdf

Startup Sauna and Rails Girls in Shanghai
Embassy of Finland & Consulate General 15.2.2012

Rails Girls Shanghai wants to teach you how to build web apps for free!
Shanghaiist 9.2.2012


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!

Who is this aimed for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Most of the program is run in english and please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll have a two-three hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us

Shanghai team

Daniel Lv, coach & Shanghai on Rails @lgn21st Thomas Yao, coach @ghosTM55 Yu Shen, Sino-Finnish magic @yu_shen Ranmocy, coach @ranmocy Kai, coach @akai404 Rainux, coach @rainuxluo Jing Zhou, Girls in Tech China @acrosstheC Natalie Gaudet, Startup Sauna Linda Liukas