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Rails Girls One Day Workshop

2/20/2013 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Rubyconf Australia hosts the Rails Girls movement this February. During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Register below but please be aware that spaces are limited.

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.

Tuesday 19 February

18.00 - 19.30

Installation party

Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.

Wednesday 20 February

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.

10:00 - 10:15


Outline of the day & word from sponsors

10:20 - 10:45

How web apps work

10:50 - 11:10

Let's get coding!

11:10 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application

13:00 - 13:30


13.30- 13:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.

13:45 - 14:30

Designing your web app

14:30 - 16:30


Extend your application.

20:00 -


Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.



We're split over two locations.

Tuesday 19 February

Level 4/459 Little Collins Street

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Wednesday 20 February

Jasper Hotel

489 Elizabeth Street

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Rails Girls Melbourne is co-organized with our awesome partners.

Want to help? We're looking for partners & sponsors for the non-profit event! Email us!


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.

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

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