Intro to Ruby on Rails
Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
About This Session:
Are you curious to learn what Rails is all about? Not sure of what the difference is between Ruby and Ruby on Rails? If so, then make sure you come out to our next Ruby on Rails study session where our co-organizer, Nikola (currently working as a Rails engineer), will walk you through how to build your first Rails app while giving a high level overview of some important topics in web development. Oh, and it's free as in GRATIS!
Speaker: Nikola S.
Nikola is a co-organizer for Code Crew and currently works as a Ruby on Rails engineer. He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Mathematics and recently completed the Back-end Web Development course at General Assembly. Prior to entering the world of web development Nikola taught Mathematics as a New York City Teaching Fellow.
- A laptop computer
- Install Sublime Text on your machine
- Install Rails with Rails Installer (follow the instructions for your machine): http://railsinstaller.org/
- Upgrade to Rails 4 (from the command line): gem install rails -v 4.0.0
- Try Ruby: http://tryruby.org/levels/1/challenges/0
About Code Crew:
Passionate about learning how to code, creating beautiful designs or building the prototype for your business idea and tired of doing it alone? Then this is the group for you! Code Crew is the perfect resource for people serious about learning how to code through self-study. We are a group of software engineers, designers and entrepreneurs that enjoy building cool stuff with code at our workshops and collaborative coding/pair programming sessions. So come join us and meet some cool and interesting people while picking up a new skill!
Learn more at: http://codecrew.co/
Topics: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Web Development, Software Engineering
When & Where
Code Crew is a community of people who are passionate about learning how to code. We aim to develop a collaborative environment for hackers, designers and entrepreneurs. If this sounds like you, your journey starts here!