189 S. Orange Avenue, 20th Floor
Orlando, FL 32801
6:00 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013
What is Rails Bridge?
A free, two-day Ruby on Rails workshop for women and their friends.
When and Where?
Friday, April 12th - 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturday, April 13th - 9 am to 6 pm at Envy Labs in Downtown Orlando
What will I learn?How to install Ruby via RVM or RailsInstallerBasic Ruby syntaxHow to try your Ruby code (irb)How to go from requirements to a new working Rails applicationHow to get your application onlineThe basic tools a RoR developer uses (source control, editor, console, local server)
By the end of the workshop, you'll have an application on the internet that connects to a database and reads and writes information.
Do I have to attend both days?Friday night will be the Installfest, where we'll meet one another and install all necessary software. Saturday will be spent learning and writing code. Attendance at the Installfest is mandatory if you want to participate Saturday.
Who should attend?
Total programming novices, system administrators, and developers of other languages are welcome to attend. We'll have different classes separated by experience level. Please fill out this survey to help us assign groups: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RMRQ6DJThis workshop is intended to reach out to women who are new to Ruby and Rails, but men are welcome to attend if they attend as a guest of a woman registered for the event.Kids are welcome too! We will have a supervised playgroup on site. Please email us if you are bringing children. (see below for email info)
What should I bring?Your laptop. If you have a choice between a Mac and a Windows laptop, please bring the Mac.Power cord for your laptopIf you already have accounts on Heroku or GitHub, make sure you know your username and password.
Will there be food?
Yes! Dinner will be provided Friday evening, and breakfast & lunch will be provided on Saturday.
Who should I contact with questions?
Aimee Simone (aimee [at] envylabs [dot] com) or Sarah Sheehan (sarah [at] cloudspace [dot] com)
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