Past Meetup

Tampa.rb: Intro to Ruby on Rails

This Meetup is past

13 people went

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

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We will have an "Intro to Ruby on Rails" talk this week.

Also, Suncoast Developers Guild, our host, is enrolling for their October 22nd Cohort. If you are interested, or someone you know is interested, please let them know!


Learn the basics of Ruby on Rails by building a polling app!

Who is this for?
• Beginners and anyone interested in learning the basics of Rails.

We are going to have fun building a polling app where we will be able to create a poll, gather votes and see results.

• Laptop that is WiFi capable. Instructor will be using a Mac.
• Access to a command line utility.
• Code editor (VSCode recommended)
• Web browser
• Basic familiarity of Ruby is a plus

• Ruby vs Rails
• Install all the things!!
• What is MVC
• Create a polling app

Light snacks and drink are provided. Feel free to pack dinner or drinks as well! Don't code hangry.

Amanda Porto is a software developer at KnowBe4 and alumni from The Iron Yard. She's built applications in Rails, React, and is now exploring the world of Vue.js! She is commonly found eating or playing outside with her 94lb Bernese Mountain Dog - Duke!