Let's Learn Ruby & Ruby on Rails
We meet every Thursday at 6:30 - 10:00 pm on the Westside in Santa Monica at Panera.
501 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA (310) 566-3080.
We meet with our laptops, in the patio outside. Come work on a personal project or join us in learning Ruby or Ruby-on-Rails from scratch. We're inviting mentors each week to help out with both newbies & the more advanced. A collective knowledge base!
Each month we plan a get together and showcase our work, discuss advanced topics and network with other women programmers.
Don't feel intimidated if you are brandy new to Ruby or Ruby on Rails; we will help you get up to speed if you are willing to put in the time. If you are more advanced; you can learn by helping others learn while having a dedicated study night. We've started to pair-program... come find your pair! You'll learn faster!
We're always looking for speakers, mentors and general help.
If your brand new:
Learn Ruby the Hard Way - Great place to start. ( a documented repo here )
Rails for Zombies - When you just want to absorb.
TryRuby.org - An interactive application to see immediate results.
If your more Advanced:
Ruby on Rails Tutorial 3.2 - Michael Hartl ( a documented repo almost done! )
Ruby on Rails Tutorial 4.0 - Michael Hartl
We're Starting to Read:
The Rails 3 Way - Obie Fernandez