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Intro to Ruby on Rails

4/6/2013 12:00 PM - 4/7/2013 5:00 PM

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIES

You’ve got a head full of ideas when it comes to creating a web app, but where do you start? In this weekend workshop, you’ll learn HTML, Rails, and git basics that will get you moving the right direction in your app development process. By the end of the weekend, you’ll be able to make an account on Github and deploy your app to Heroku.

TAKEAWAYS

How to start and run a Rails web application

How to deploy to Heroku

Where to find resources to help move you along

Design and implement functional web applications using Rails

Drive web applications using database solutions

SCHEDULE

APR

6

Saturday, 6 April, 12 – 5 pm

Session I

APR

7

Sunday, 7 April, 12 – 5 pm

Session II

PREREQS & PREPARATION

Laptop

Text editor, such as Sublime Text

Ruby 1.9 and Rails 3.2.11 installed

Ideally, understand how to navigate to a folder using the command line

Students should be knowledge and comfortable in the general ways the World Wide Web works

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR(S)

Toby Matejovsky

Developer,

Tapad

Toby Matejovsky is a software developer with wide-ranging experience. His projects include a real-time bidding advertising platform that handles 80,000 requests per second with single-digit millisecond latency (Scala), consumer-facing social network-related web applications (Ruby), and air defense/command-and-control systems (C++). He is a language enthusiast and winner of several hackathons.

REFUND POLICY

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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