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 Erica Stanley Co-Founder of WWC Atlanta.
7:15 Code! || week 1/3 Learning Unix Sprint
Unix Sprint: Georgia will cover a selection of topics from Practical Unix, a student-developed course from Stanford. All levels welcome! (Windows users, you will need access to a unix command line, the easiest way is create a free nitrous.io account.)
• Week 1: Basic everyday commands, aliases, basic vim
• Week 2: Piping, grep, and less used commands
• Week 3: cURL, customizing your shell, scripting, and other tidbits
Beginner ruby 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.