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Ruby Study Group- 1st Birthday Party!

Our Ruby Study group is turning One Year Old this month! This month's study group will be part learning and part celebration!

We'll be giving away Ruby books, cool tech swag (awesome t-shirts and more!), getting our study on, eating, and generally having a great time!


Study Group info:

This is an inclusive study group for women of all skill levels who would like to practice Ruby. Are you learning Ruby and looking for other women to study with? Do you have a project you'd like to collaborate on? Are you just beginning your Ruby journey and would like some help getting started? ...Join us!! 

Our Format: This is a self-directed session where you can work through your latest project, tutorial, or book. Bring your current project and work on it, collaborate, or get some help! We even have programming books that you can check out and return either next month or once you're done with them.

Newbies are welcome!: If you're brand-spakin-new, just show up and we'll get you started at and other free resources. :) This will be an inclusive work session where we can spend some time upgrading our own skills and helping each other build theirs. From experts to beginners, all are welcome.

What to bring: Your computer and something to work on. (Contact us if you want some suggestions or if your computer isn't portable; we're happy to help!)

Where: We are hosted at local tech company, iTriage (learn about them in this recent article), in downtown Denver at 1500 Wynkoop St. Suite 500. When you arrive, call the number posted on the door so we can send someone down to let you in! (The building is locked after hours, so call and someone will come down to bring you up.)

Food: We're doing a group-order this time, so please email Rylee if you have any dietary restrictions!

Questions: If you have any questions, please comment in the event or email Rylee directly ([masked]). Thanks!

Please Note: Our members self-identify as female. We emphatically support transgender attendees and are queer-friendly. If you have any questions, email [masked] and I'll be happy to discuss. Thanks!

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  • Rylee

    June 5, 2014

  • Eliza (Liz) S.

    Thank you all so much for making me feel welcome. I'm looking forward to getting my feet wet. peace

    1 · June 1, 2014

  • Teresa T.

    I lost my wallet so have to conserve on driving and (programming) fun until I get everything replaced. :(

    May 28, 2014

  • Aimee F.

    I just came home to dog puke everywhere. I am a bit worried. I think I need to stay home to watch the pup since Matt is in Texas for the THR training. I am sorry and sad that I am missing out but I will try to be there next time. Have fun!

    May 28, 2014

  • Aimee F.

    Might be a bit late. I have to go take care of my puppy and come back.

    1 · May 28, 2014

  • Rylee

    Can I get a volunteer to pick up the cake? It is going to be ready this afternoon for pickup near 16th and Larimer.

    May 28, 2014

  • Katrina E.

    woot woot! i cant wait to celebrate... and code :)

    1 · May 28, 2014

  • Verena

    I thought I wouldn't be able to make it but I was mistaken. Yay. I will however have to duck out just before 8. :)

    1 · May 28, 2014

  • Sarah G.

    I wish I could go, but just signed up for this group today. I am all about supporting women in tech.... can't wait to attend some future meetups and learn as much as possible!

    May 28, 2014

    • Rylee

      All women interested in programming in Ruby are welcome to attend! It's totally fine if you've not attended before or are just getting started. :)

      May 28, 2014

  • Eliza (Liz) S.

    Hi, I am so new at coding. I don't know if this would be a good first meetup for me. I've taken some web development classes, but have not explored Ruby on Rails. thanks

    May 27, 2014

    • Rylee

      We're 100% beginner-friendly. If you're simply interested in learning Ruby, then this is the place for you! :)

      May 27, 2014

  • Kelly

    Looking forward to it! Sadly I will have to leave a bit early for another commitment.

    May 26, 2014

  • Rylee

    ...and there's a box of stickers and Data Nerd shirts, courtesy of New Relic.

    1 · May 24, 2014

  • Rylee

    Oh, I have a BIG STACK OF RUBY BOOKS on my desk right now, ready to give away at the event!

    2 · May 15, 2014

  • Rylee

    What do y'all want to have for food this time around?

    May 15, 2014

  • lauren

    yes, cake!

    1 · May 14, 2014

  • Rylee

    If you want to bring something festive for the party, I'd love to hear from you!
    (Also, any preferences on cake? I don't eat it, myself, but it would be fun to have some, right?)

    May 12, 2014

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