Rails Girls Vienna 6-7 May 2016

Hallo, Wien!

Rails Girls is coming to Vienna again! Join us for a full day workshop on Ruby on Rails and meet fellow Ruby enthusiasts.

Applications are closed! If you've applied, you should be hearing from us soon.

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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.


Sektor5, Siebenbrunnengasse 44, 1050 Wien
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Friday, May 6th

18:00 - 21:00 Installation Party

Saturday, May 7th

09:00 - 10:00 Coffee & Snacks

10:00 - 10:10 Welcome!

10:10 - 10:30 Talk: Introduction to Programming

10:30 - 12:30 Workshop

12:30 - 13:40 Lunch

13:45 - 14:00 Talk: Motivation during transfer

14:00 - 14:15 Talk: Introduction to Version Control and Git

14:15 - 17:00 Workshop

17:00 - 17:30 Talk: Keep Moving Forward

17:30 - 19:00 Closing up, networking

Useful links

Installation guide


PSPDFKit is the industry-leading iOS framework for displaying and annotating PDFs and filling out PDF forms. We're located in Vienna with a team all over the world. We use Rails both for internal and external applications and are proud to support Rails Girls and help bring more diversity into Tech.

GitHub is how people build software. With a community of more than 14 million people, developers can discover, use, and contribute to over 35 million projects using a powerful collaborative development workflow.

MeisterLabs is the publisher of MindMeister, the market-leading collaborative online mind mapping software solution, and of MeisterTask, the most intuitive collaboration and task management tool on the web, both of them Ruby on Rails apps.

sektor5 is one of the most established co-working spaces in Austria and was crowned “Best Coworking Space in Austria” by the CESAwards in 2015. Since its founding in 2010, sektor5 has been home to a diverse community of startups, developers and freelancers, and they host numerous events and meetups. The owners are particularly committed to fostering the involvement of women in tech.

Fritz-Kola was founded by two friends in 2002 in their student digs in Hamburg/Germany. Their mission: to create a new kola better than everything offered by the big soft drinks companies. And it was no sooner said than done. The fritz-kola project has been led by the same approach to this day.

Wooga is one of the most popular developers of mobile games in the world. At its headquarters in Berlin, employees from more than 40 nations develop high quality free-to-play games for a global audience. Wooga’s focus is on regularly creating hits such as Jelly Splash, Pearl’s Peril, Diamond Dash and most recently Agent Alice.


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

Who is this aimed at?
Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Please bring your laptop.

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

Code of Conduct

Rails Girls Vienna 2015 has a Code of Conduct, which we expect all participants to have read and understood.

Past Events

14-15 November 2014

Rails Girls Vienna 2014 took place at Microsoft Austria with the support of 13 local partners.

18-19 January 2013

Rails Girls Vienna 2013 took place at The Hub Vienna with the support of 12 local partners.

Rails Girls Vienna team

Laura Gaetano, organiser Laura Bârlădeanu, organiser Sonja Waldgruber, coach Pilar Huidobro, coach Stefan Haslinger, coach Mirjam Zenz, coach Nicolas Dular, coach Julia Waltl, coach Ramon Huidobro, coach Markus Prinz, coach Max, coach
Michael Emhofer, coach