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West Side Ruby & Rails Study Group

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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 (,Santa+Monica,+CA&cid=0,0,774615575577767613&ei=beVVUv-jKoGiiQKQ74HQCg&ved=0CL4BEPwSMAo).
501 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA ‎(310)[masked].

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. ( - 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

Anna Mendoza