Ruby Tuesdays - Pivotal Labs

This is a study group and you are welcome to work on anything you would like in our friendly and helpful environment. The Organizers and Core team members of the Ruby Study group Will be present to help you with any Ruby related questions. We currently have several levels in the group - Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Rubyists . 

6:30 - 6:45 Arrive

6:45 - 7:00 Introductions of Attendees

7:00 - 7:03 Company Intro

7:05 - 7:10 lightning talk by Molly

7:15 Code!

Beginner tutorials:

http://tryruby.org/ and http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/ruby

Intermediate:

Can work through tutorials like Learn to Program, http://ruby.railstutorial.org/

Advanced:

Let's work on the TicTacToe sprint! You'll be filling in the skeleton version of the app. Working directly with Rspec, Pry, MVC and gaining of deeper understanding of object orientation. Get it here and find the documentation for it here. Try forking before showing up!

Installs:

For attendees who would like to install Ruby on their machines, there will be a monthly Install Night on the last Tuesday of each month. We recommend that you follow the RailsBridge Installfest guide. During Install Night, the organizers will be available to help if you get stuck in your installation process. 
For those who do not yet have Ruby installed on their machines, but would like to participate in our Tuesday study nights and try Ruby, we recommend nitrious.io and rubyfiddle.com.


This event is intended to be exclusively open to people who identify as female and is queer and trans friendly. 

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  • Sowjanya

    Here is the gem tutorial I mentioned about http://tech.pro/tutorial/1226/basic-rubygem-development

    January 8, 2014

  • Feather

    Turned away in the lobby due to bike :-(

    January 7, 2014

    • Sowjanya

      Sorry to hear that. We will update the meetup page to reflect the bike parking for future meetups.

      January 8, 2014

  • Meredith T.

    Great people; great location!

    2 · January 7, 2014

  • Diana

    We will see you at the next one!

    January 7, 2014

  • Carolann

    Planning on attending for the first time this Tuesday evening! New to Ruby and excited to learn - can't wait!

    January 5, 2014

  • Sowjanya

    Happy New Year Ladies. Please Update your Rsvp if your plans change and you can no longer attend the event.

    January 1, 2014

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