RoR Workshop on Programming for Women and Girls in Zagreb16. October 2012 - 12:09 — Dejan Georgievski
The Rails Girls global non-profit movement organizes a Ruby on Rails workshop in Zagreb, October 19-20, 2012. At the workshop, the participants will get introduced to tools that will allow them easier understanding of technology and development of their ideas.
Application for the workshop (it will be held on the premises of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Nova cesta 5) is mandatory and all interested to participate can apply on the link railsgirls.com/zagreb.
The workshop is open and participants don’t need any previous knowledge on the subject of programming and development of web application. Persons who want to refresh and advance their knowledge and skills are also welcome to participate. Priority is given to women and girls, but male applicants may be admitted, too, if spatial conditions allow it.
The workshop will include lectures and tutorials presented by lecturers and tutors with real working experience in the IT sector. The workshop will cover all steps that programmers meet in the preparation of applications – design, programming and launch . Participants will work in groups of five or six, under the guidance of a designated mentor.
Tutorial and mentoring services will be provided by Ivana Vasilj, freelance software engineer; Mislav Marohnić, freelance software engineer; Tomislav Capan, software engineer and technical manager of Muzika.hr portal; Bruno Sutić, software engineer at Ericsson; Filip Defar, software engineer working for Whitespectre and Anoobis Games Studio; Branimir Šloser, direktor of Emusoft company; and Željko Kunica, software engineer with minus5 company.
The Rails Girls is a global, non-profit movement that originated in Finland and it aims to provide women with tools and communities designed to help them understand technology and develop their own ideas.