Rails Girls KL

Hello world!

This free event is for beginner women who want to learn more about coding and building things. We will learn about the web, prototyping, basic programming and get introduced to the world of technology.

This workshop is intended for people new to programming, or new to Ruby on Rails. No prior experience is required. We have room for 30 participants, so get your application in early! Questions? Email us!

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Applications open 25th September 2017!
Accepted applicants will be informed beginning of October.

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 mentors. Sign up .


08:30 - 9:15

Registration and coffee

Register, find your seat, get your name tag, have some breakfast and meet some people.
9:15 - 9.30

Welcome!

Your organisers will take you through housekeeping and a rough plan for the day.
9:30 - 9:45

Talk #1

"What is a web app?" - TBC
9:45 - 10:30

Ruby

With the help of your mentors, start learning the Ruby programming language with tryruby.org.
10:30 - 12:45

Getting started with Ruby on Rails

Jumpstart your first web application on Rails.
12:45 - 13:45

Lunch

Food will be provided.
13:45 - 14:00

Lightning talks

Short talks by inspirational people in tech.
14:00 - 16:30

Hands-on, minds-on workshop

Finish your app, get it online, or extend it!
16:15 - 16:30

Coffee break

Light refreshments will be provided.
17:00 - 17:30

Wrap-up

We'll go over everything we did for the day, and hear about your experiences learning about Ruby and Rails.

Information

Applications open: September 25th
Applications close: October 6th
Acceptances informed: October 8th
Location:

Community Partners

Rails Girls KL is supported by our community partners.

KL Ruby Brigade
KL Ruby Brigade

FAQ

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

Who is this aimed for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. There is no age limit for this event, but children younger than 14 should be accompanied by their parents (gender of the children or parent does not matter!). Please make sure to make a note about it in the application form. The event and talks will be conducted in English. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.

Can I bring a Mac/Windows/Linux laptop? Yes, a laptop of any operating system works. You just need to have a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox) installed.

Is there a dresscode? Nope, just wear whatever that's comfortable for you.

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. Sign up or email us .

Sponsors & Partners

We couldn't be here without the support from amazing people and organizations who donated money, knowledge and time to help us make this a reality. If you want to contribute and support our goal, please get in touch.

Sponsorship packages are available. Contact us for more information.