Rails Girls The Hague

Hello The Hague!

Rails Girls The Hague took place on September 13-14 2013. We're definitely considering follow-up events, so stay tuned: @RailsGirls_DH

Find picture proof of the event here.

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 sponsors! Shoot us a mail.

Friday 13th September

18.00 - 20:00

Installation party

Come get Rails installed by our bunch of pro’s, along with a funky looking terminal, easy-to-use texteditor and more. There’ll be pizza. And drinks.

Sponsors, boyfriends, girlfriends and developers that happen-to-be-in-the-neighborhood are more than welcome to join.

Saturday 14th September

09:30 - 10:30


10:00 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:30


Victoria will teach us some 'tech talk', using the Bentobox exercise.
11:30 - 16:00

Hands-on, minds-on learning!

Rails Girls workshop includes learning the first steps into software craftmanship, creating a fun app, in small teams.
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

Lightning talks:

Anton Bangratz - Introducing: Octocats!
Martina Simicic - Where to find great resources to continue learning
Andreas Tiefenthaler - What's this Open Source thing all about?
Anika Lindtner - Rails Girls Summer of Code

find the slides in our GitHub repo



Digidentity (Waldorpstraat 17p, 2521 CA The Hague)

Huge thanks to our sponsors!

Sentia Sentia saved us with a truckload of ethernet cables and spare routers. We effing love them!

80beans 80beans is harnessing the power of Ruby to build great sites and applications using an agile approach. All this in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Wooga Wooga is one of the most popular social games developers for Facebook and mobile in the world. The company is based in Berlin, Europe's creative heart and mecca for tech industry innovators. Wooga's free-to-play games are enjoyed by around 50 million players per month.

Kabisa Kabisa is market leader when it comes to Ruby on Rails in the Netherlands.

Gitlab Gitlab Gitlab.com makes using Gitlab more convenient: with our hosted Gitlab repositories, you can save yourself the burden of installing, maintaining and making backups of your Gitlab installation. Instead, you can instantly enjoy all the git goodness Gitlab has to offer. Getting started with Gitlab has never been easier. In addition to that, with Gitlab.com you get ten hosted private repository for free!

Github Github is version control for software development and so much more. Whether it's a weekend side project, your favorite open source library, a startup destined for glory, or your company's app, GitHub helps everyone work together with tools for easier collaboration and more visibility. Check it out — open source is free!

Digidentity Digidentity specializes in certificates, digital signatures and authentication services. They have built DigiD in the Netherlands and are building future Digid for the United Kingdom.

railscasts railscasts sponsors Ruby on Rails screencasts for our attendees and coaches.

holder Internetbureau Holder is the most amazing Ruby/Rails agency, starting Ruby in 2005 they have been producing great applications that conquer the world. Want to be the best and work with the best? Apply for seat in Ruby heaven!

codeship Codeship. Hosted continuous integration and deployment for everyone. The Codeship runs your hosted tests and automated deployments. Built for the cloud.

FourStack FourStack - We design, build and host web based solutions.

Mobile Vikings Mobile Vikings is changing the mobile internet sphere. The virtual provider offers flexible prepaid plans.

Olery Olery - Easy-to-use tools for the hospitality industry for real-time guest experience insights. Olery provides hotels with a comprehensive suite of products to manage their online reputation by monitoring and analyzing online reviews, social media, and get real-time guest feedback.

Hiro Hiro has the ambition to excel in the design and development of applications in the areas of media, culture, heritage and healthcare. We emphasize creativity, flexibility and service.

Danny Lelieveld Danny Lelieveld 'designs stuff'. Like our shirts, tote bags and stickers (which he also sponsored)!