**Space is limited for this workshop. Only those who have registered will be admitted.**
Coding Bootcamp: Ruby on Rails with Dan Pickett of Launch Academy
Want to learn how to develop web apps? Ruby on Rails makes it easy & fun! Join us for this two day Ruby on Rails workshop at the i-lab. Friday night, We'll get Ruby and Rails installed on your machine and give you a tour of the framework. On Saturday, we'll learn by building and by the time you leave, you'll have written a working web application in what is arguably the programming language of choice for startups!
If you want to learn how to build web applications with Rails, this is a great introduction on how to build great software for the web.
Open to all full-time, degree-seeking Harvard students. No prior development experience required, but you will need a laptop running MacOS or Linux.
Friday: 6:30 - 9:30pm (dinner provided)
Saturday 10:30am - 5:30pm (lunch provided)
Note that the workshop builds on itself so you'll need to attend Friday in order to participate on Saturday.
We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID if you have registered as a Harvard Student. Attendance will be limited to registered guests and tickets will not be available at the door.
Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: http://harvard.transloc.com/ If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: http://i-lab.harvard.edu/parking).
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District.The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. it provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative coworking space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard commnunity as a whole.