Introduction to Ruby

Ruby is a powerful language and a perfect starter language for new programmers! Join our workshop for a solid intro to programming and build your very first Ruby app.

8 Dec

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cognizant, 6/15 William St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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$45 (students $25)

You might have heard about the Ruby on Rails framework before -  it's popular amongst companies worldwide, including Envato, REA Group and Zendesk.

Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language that focuses on simplicity and productivity. Its elegant syntax is natural to read and easy to write - without the added complexity of some of its peers. Ruby is a powerful language and a perfect starter language for new programmers!

Our goal in this workshop is to give you a solid intro to programming using Ruby and have you build your very first Ruby app. Some of the topics you will learn include:

  • Basic programming concepts
  • Fundamentals of Ruby like syntax, structure and some basic functions
  • If time permits, we'll also look further into Rails framework and why it's so great!

DETAILS

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 10am - 2pm
Where:  Cognizant, 6/15 William St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Participants: Women and non-binary, aged 16+
Prerequisites: We’ll start right from the beginning - so no prior knowledge of programming required

MATERIALS

What you’ll need:

  • Your laptop (fully charged!)
  • You will need to install Ruby and Atom prior to attending. Detailed instructions will be emailed closer to the date.

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