West Side Ruby & Rails Study Group

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

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  • Aviva S.

    Assuming my car works again, looking forward to it!

    1 · November 2, 2013

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Our Sponsors

  • Altros Group

    Promo code "LA-Ruby" for a Thurs workshop at the LARubyConf

  • Suntoucher

    They are sponsoring lunch for the day of the workshop.

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