Session 1: Welcome
Completely free introductory Ruby course for women
We want to bring more women to tech
We want to motivate you to learn to code
We want you to have fun learning to code
(Former) Ruby Monstas participants
Professional software developers
What's your name?
What do you do?
What's your motivation to learn Ruby?
Course 'starts' every first Monday of the month
Course 'ends' never ;-)
(Almost) every Monday at 18:30 (see: Meetup)
Dozens of so-called 'sessions', each covering a specific topic
We adapt to who comes each week (coaches and participants)
Don't worry about skipping meetups. You can always pick up from where you are
We present slides for a session (lecture)
And/or practice using the exercise sheets (one or more per session)
ThinkPad laptops available for lending
All necessary software pre-installed for you
For individual sessions or longer term
Buying possible at cost
Depends a lot on you!
Have a good understanding of the Ruby programming language
Know how to use it to solve actual problems
Understand how to programs work in general and Ruby specifically
TODO: Write something about Hanka
Is building a web application for managing her paragliding school
TODO: Write something about Nikoleta
TODO: Write something about Martina
Built the code4school website
TODO: What else?
TODO: Write something about Marion
Built a members-only web application for her choir
What questions do you have so far?