Intro to Ruby on Rails (Intensive Workshop)

Saturday, March 7, 2015

10:00am – 4:00pm 

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Code Crew introduces Intro to Ruby on Rails: Intensive Workshop

Are you an aspiring developer looking to jumpstart your career? Are you curious as to how web applications like Twitter and Airbnb are built? Join us for an intensive one-day crash course where you'll be immersed in the language through a mixture of brief lectures and programming exercises.

This course is perfect for aspiring developers or entrepreneurs with no technical experience or those looking to learn more about using full-stack frameworks.

What you’ll learn:

• Ruby syntax and key programming concepts needed for Rails development

• How to use Ruby gems to add more power to your web application

• The role of the Rails Model, View, Controller and Routing

• REST architecture and common best practices

• Twitter Bootstrap integration into your Rails app

• The basics of databases and migrations to alter tables

• Active Record to create powerful SQL queries

• Version control with Git and Github

• How to use a text editor and the command line

• How to deploy a web application to Heroku


Date: Saturday March 7, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: 79 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

Price: $125


• Laptop Computer + Charger

• Download Sublime Text and Google Chrome on your machine

• Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS

• Download and Install Rails on your machine

Instructor: Jamal O'Garro

Jamal O'Garro is a former finance guy turned creative professional, turned hacker that loves entrepreneurship and NYC startup culture and has worked for several well funded NYC startups. He is a huge fan of full-stack web development with JavaScript and enjoys building with Angular, Node and Ruby on Rails.

He has taught all additional topics at several web development schools in New York City. For fun Jamal likes to write and backtest simple algo trading strategies in Python, attend hackathons and continue teaching himself (and others) how to code. In his spare spare time (whenever that is) he likes to read, blog, shoot street photography and make documentary films.

Refund Policy: All refunds must be requested 7 days before the event