Seattle’s First RailsBridge<br />Ruby on Rails (RoR) Workshop<br />
Why Are We Here?<br />Ruby Community<br />Women in Computing<br />Learning Something Cool!<br />
Ruby Community<br />Yukihiro “matz” Matsumoto<br />“I believe people want to express themselves when they program. They do...
Seattle.rb<br />Ryan Davis – ryand-ruby@zenspider.com<br />Open Hacking Night: Every Tuesday<br />Where: Usually VivaceCaf...
Women in Computing<br />1842: Ada Lovelace - analyst of Charles Babbage's analytical engine and described as the "first co...
Women in Computing <br />Where are they Today?<br />DevChix<br />AWC<br />GeekGirls<br />LinuxChix<br />Look Around You!<b...
Learn Something Cool!<br />What is Ruby on Rails?<br />Why Should You Care?<br />Who Uses RoR?<br />
What is RoR?<br />Ruby is a language<br />Rails is a Framework<br />Web Apps<br />
Why Should You Care?<br />Useful Tools!<br />Geek-Out!<br />Build Something!<br />Think Differently!<br />Work Together!<b...
Who Uses RoR?<br />Twitter<br />Shopify<br />Shop It To Me<br />Oakley<br />Groupon<br />Hulu<br />Hark<br />PennyArcade<b...
Where Do I Start?<br />HERE!<br />Today’s Curriculum:<br />http://www.wiki.devchix.com/index.php?title=Rails_3_Curriculum<...
Saturday Schedule<br />       ▪       10:30-11:20 session 1 (Build and Deploy, Make it Your Own)       ▪       11:30-12:20...
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Intro slides for the first Seattle RailsBridge Workshops. April 23rd 2011

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  • Commuters are not people. Programmers are People. Ruby is a computer language for People.Expressive and Simple
  • Hopper – credited with popularizing the term debugging – from an actual moth removed from a Mark II Computer at Harvard University in 1947
  • Just Do IT!Play and tinker – socialize – talk out and idea and then figure it out – try something – you will surprise yourself!!
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  • RailsBrdige Seattle Workshop Intro

    1. 1. Seattle’s First RailsBridge<br />Ruby on Rails (RoR) Workshop<br />
    2. 2. Why Are We Here?<br />Ruby Community<br />Women in Computing<br />Learning Something Cool!<br />
    3. 3. Ruby Community<br />Yukihiro “matz” Matsumoto<br />“I believe people want to express themselves when they program. They don't want to fight with the language. Programming languages must feel natural to programmers. I tried to make people enjoy programming and concentrate on the fun and creative part of programming when they use Ruby”. – Matz 2001<br />
    4. 4. Seattle.rb<br />Ryan Davis – ryand-ruby@zenspider.com<br />Open Hacking Night: Every Tuesday<br />Where: Usually VivaceCafe on Broadway and Republican.<br />When: 7 PM - whenever (9ish)<br />
    5. 5. Women in Computing<br />1842: Ada Lovelace - analyst of Charles Babbage's analytical engine and described as the "first computer programmer”<br />1965: Mary Allen Wilkes - first developer of an operating system (LAP) for the first minicomputer (LINC)<br />1949: Grace Hopper - first programmer of the Harvard Mark I, known as the "Mother of COBOL". Developed the first ever compiler for an electronic computer known as A-0.<br />
    6. 6. Women in Computing <br />Where are they Today?<br />DevChix<br />AWC<br />GeekGirls<br />LinuxChix<br />Look Around You!<br />
    7. 7. Learn Something Cool!<br />What is Ruby on Rails?<br />Why Should You Care?<br />Who Uses RoR?<br />
    8. 8. What is RoR?<br />Ruby is a language<br />Rails is a Framework<br />Web Apps<br />
    9. 9. Why Should You Care?<br />Useful Tools!<br />Geek-Out!<br />Build Something!<br />Think Differently!<br />Work Together!<br />
    10. 10. Who Uses RoR?<br />Twitter<br />Shopify<br />Shop It To Me<br />Oakley<br />Groupon<br />Hulu<br />Hark<br />PennyArcade<br />SlideShare<br />YellowPages<br />
    11. 11. Where Do I Start?<br />HERE!<br />Today’s Curriculum:<br />http://www.wiki.devchix.com/index.php?title=Rails_3_Curriculum<br />Wireless: <br />
    12. 12. Saturday Schedule<br />       ▪       10:30-11:20 session 1 (Build and Deploy, Make it Your Own)       ▪       11:30-12:20 session 2 (A Closer Look, Adding Topics)       ▪       12:30-1:30 lunch       ▪       1:30-2:20 session 3 (Routes, Creating a Topic)       ▪       2:30-3:20 session 4 (The Topics Page, Allowing Voting)       ▪       3:30-4pm large group wrap up (What's Next?)<br />

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