Rails Girls is a free Ruby-on-Rails workshop to introduce absolute beginners to the world of programming and web development.
Rails Girls aims to give the tools to enthusiastic girls and women to build their ideas themselves.
Are you a girl who wants to learn Rails?
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Interested in being a coach?
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643 Magazine St #100
New Orleans, LA 70130

Friday, February 19

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Installation Party

Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can and we'll work through installing whatever is needed for you.

Saturday, February 20

9:30am - 10:00am

Doors Open

Get ready and handle any last minute issues for the workshop.
10:00am - 10:30am


Outline of the day, review Rails, & create teams.
10:30am - 11:30am

Learning Git + Bio Break

11:40am - 12:30pm

Ruby Warrior

Let's get coding as a Team with Git!
12:30pm - 1:15pm


1:15pm - 1:30pm

Review Ruby Warrior Teams - Pick Winning Team

Show which team won and let them explain their strategy.
1:30pm - 1:45pm

Review Ruby, introduce JavaScript

Get to know where this all fits in Rails and more
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Code Combat + Bio Break

Start learning javascript.
3:00pm - 3:30pm

Review JavaScript, introduce CoffeeScript, introduce Hubot

Get to know where this all fits in Rails and more
3:30pm - 4:30pm

CoffeeScript your Hubot

As a team, use Git to add fun features to your Hubot in chat
4:30pm - 5:00pm

OpenSource needs you as much as you need it!

What has OS done lately? What can it do?
5:00pm - 5:30pm

Show and Tell

Everyone shows their HuBots, the coaches vote on who wins.


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