Come learn about the basics of programming with Ruby on Rails. During this two day workshop, The B’more on Rails crew will guide you through building and deploying a web application. You’ll walk away with the resources and tools to continue programming for the internet. You can sign up to learn or coach based on your experience level!
You must have a computer for this course. We recommend a mac, but windows and linux machines will work fine.
You must have OSX 10.7 (Lion) or higher installed on your computer. We recommend installing all updates and updating to OSX 10.11 before the Friday Intallfest.
Please be sure that all updates are installed. Windows 7, 8 or 10 should be fine.
The big day. Saturday will be focused on getting your Ruby on Rails application built and launched.
There is street parking around Betamore but it is all zoned with a 2 hour limit. We recommend parking in West Street Parking Garage and is about 2 blocks from Betamore. I believe that it’s about $15 or $16 to park for the day. There’s also a TON of public transportation so consider taking a cab, a Lyft or a bus (the circulator Purple line stops right in front of Betamore). You can check out additional parking options here: bit.ly/betamorepark
Food and drinks will be provided on Friday. Breakfast, lunch, and appetizers (at the afterparty) on Saturday. Please contact us if you have food allergies and we will do our best to make accommodations.
This event will abide by the Code of Conduct created for Bridge Foundry (a very cool organization that you should check out). http://bridgefoundry.org/code-of-conduct/
This event is specifically for women and minorities who are interested in learning programming. Due to limited space, we ask that interested professional developers and those who are not part of an underrepresented community contact us to volunteer or sign up to coach.
If you’re interested in learning Ruby on Rails but are not part of an underrepresented community, we’d be happy to connect you with some of the other fantastic resources available in Baltimore.
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