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LVL1 / LDA Idea to Execution: Ruby on Rails

Louisville Digital Association

Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Public - Ruby on Rails Workshop Ended $10.00 $0.00
LVL1 Members - Ruby on Rails Workshop Ended $5.00 $0.00

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Event Details

 

LVL1 and Louisville Digital Association are proud to present the next Idea to Execution Workshop hosted at LVL1 this Thursday 5/12 at 6:30pm.

The topic this time is Ruby on Rails AKA RoR. 

In keeping with the collaborative nature of the Idea to Execution workshops, the workshop opens with a short talk that focuses on making the business case for employing web development using RoR and best practices (i.e., don't build without a market). The latter portion, attendees get their hands dirty working on RoR code.

Agenda:

  • 6:30pm - Meet and greet, RoR setup help. 
  • 7:00pm - RoR case lesson presentation
  • 7:30pm - Ruby on Rails Workshop led by Ernie Miller

Be sure to grab your ticket and get your thinking dev caps on, as seating is limited!

Workshop Details:
For this workshop, please bring a laptop with the following setup done ahead of time:


Installed and working Ruby 1.9.2

For Mac/*nix, I recommend RVM: http://beginrescueend.com/rvm/install/


Installed latest stable Rails version (3.0.7 as of this writing): "gem install rails"

Run: gem install sqlite3
Windows users will have to download a dll file and stick it in the Ruby bin directory.

Helpful but not required: Work through the initial 15-minute Ruby tutorial at http://tryruby.org (can be done in your browser, and will help with some basic Ruby fundamentals so that we can focus more on building our application than syntax nuances.)

 

 

 

 

 

Space:

Be sure to check out  the details on LVL1's hackerspace location at 814 East Broadway.

Questions:

For any questions about this workshop please email workshops@lvl1.org

 

Have questions about LVL1 / LDA Idea to Execution: Ruby on Rails? Contact Louisville Digital Association

When & Where

814 East Broadway
Louisville, KY 40204

Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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