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Women in Tech (Novice developers only): Make a Game in SWIFT, Create RoR Site

NOTE: This outreach activity to train women only fully complies with Title 29 United States Code § 2501:

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCODE-2010-title29/html/USCODE-2010-title29-chap27-sec2501.htm

If you attended workshop on July 21, 2014, check your email for separate notification or email [masked] to schedule follow up session in SF, Berkeley, or San Jose.

Announcement: Any novice women developers interested in learning how to build their first iOS mobile application using the Apple, Inc. SWIFT software programming language and pairing it with a Ruby on Rails (RoR) fundraising site to introduce the game can email [masked] or phone/SMS text[masked]-6767.

Requirements (Seriously, Novices/Beginners Only): 

Doesn't have an Apple developer account.

Hasn't attended a hackathon.

Hasn't created a responsive RoR site yet using Bootstrap 3 via RailsBricks.

Not enrolled in a dev bookcamp, GA course, or similar program/course.

Adobe Photoshop CS5/6 or appropriate image editor (you will create 6 sprites, app icon, launch image, background image, and two buttons).  You will clone my game called Graditude.

Apple Mac laptop/desktop running Yosemite 10.10, XCode 6 Beta 4 installed, and an iOS device with iOS 7.1 minimum. Apple developer account is not required to develop the application but it is required if you want to publish the source code to the app store.  Most stable version of Ruby ruby 2.0.0p353 [masked] revision 43784) [x86_64-darwin13.0.0] will be included in command line tools:

https://developer.apple.com/swift/resources/

If you cannot access .dmg file, I will have it available on a USB.

Setup for the RoR fundaising site under 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsorship using AMAZON GEM or PAYPAL gem will require Heroku Toolbelt: https://toolbelt.heroku.com

and a GitHub account:

http://github.com

Will use JumpStarter Code template for RoR fundraising site.

WOMEN ONLY: To confirm your eligibility for this FREE workshop, be sure to send a link to your linkedin.com profile. You are welcome to add me but it is not required.

Emails for the RoR fundraising site will be generated from https://mandrill.com/signup/ using the DEVISE gem.



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  • A former member
    A former member

    I have attended a dev bootcamp in the past (last summer), but I have not (yet) created a responsive RoR site, nor used RailsBricks. I still consider myself a beginner, particularly with Rails. But do I still qualify as a beginner for the purposes of this event?

    July 22, 2014

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