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A free, one day workshop. Discover the exciting world of web development through Ruby on Rails! With the help and guidance of our coaches, you can create a real web application in a fun and relaxed environment.

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Workshop program

9:00 AM Have some coffee and tea. Prepare laptops
10:00 AM Introduction and icebreaker
10:20 AM Introduction to Ruby and Rails
11:00 AM Following the building your app guide
12:30 PM Lunch time
13:30 PM Continue building your app
16:15 PM Wrap-up of the workshop
17:00 PM End of the workshop

The exact program may change before the workshop, but the start and end times are set.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I sign up as a participant?

Please fill out this form to participate in future events.

How much does the workshop cost?

Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited to learn!

Do I need a laptop?

Yes! Please bring a laptop with you to the workshop. Don't forget your charger! You can either prepare your laptop at home by installing the necessary software, or install it the morning of the workshop with the help of a coach.

Who can participate?

This workshop is aimed at women with a basic knowledge of working with a computer, who want to try out software development. People from other genders can apply, but women are given priority at this workshop. We welcome the LGBTQIA+ crowd.

We've had people of all ages taking part. Most of the course and announcements are given in English and small group work is done in either Dutch or English.

How many people can attend?

The maximum number of participants varies per workshop. Sign up quick to secure your spot once a new workshop is announced!

Are meals provided during the workshop?

Yes! We offer lunch and snacks during the workshop. Let us know your food limitations using the workshop's sign up form.

Are there vegetarian / vegan options for food?

We got you covered! Both a vegetarian and a vegan option will be made available.

Can I bring my children?

Yes! We have childcare services available for participants. This is for children maximum age five. We have a separate room and dedicated people to look after any children present. Please indicate if you will bring children on the sign up form. If you forgot to indicate this or need to update your answer, please email us.

What happens once I've signed up?

Once we have enough sign ups and coaches, we will send out confirmations for everyone that can attend. A waiting list is available if we're fully booked, in case anyone cancels and a space opens up.

Before the day of the workshop we will update you with news about the workshop and reminders about the workshop.

I can no longer make it to the workshop. What do I do?

Please let us know you can no longer make it by emailing us. Please send the email from the address you signed up with or mention your name. We will give your spot to someone on the waiting list.

Do you have a Code of Conduct?

Yes! We follow the Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct.

Can I help out?

Thank you! We are looking for coaches to help us at the day of the workshop.

What is this workshop?

This workshop is a local edition of Rails Girls events. An international group of volunteers organizing events in their local areas. Ruby NL has organized previous Rails Girls events, like the Rotterdam May 2023 edition, Rotterdam March 2023 edition, Amsterdam 2019 edition and Rotterdam 2019 edition.

I have a different question

Ask us anything! Please send us your questions at, @RailsGirls_NL on Twitter or using a Twitter DM.


Rails Girls The Netherlands is made possible by generous and wonderful partners. Interested in sponsoring the next event? Contact us.

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