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Sunday, March 10 • 11:00am - 6:00pm
Rails for Designers

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RSVP Required - Learn the essential Ruby and Rails needed to transform your designs into working web applications.
Doing so will inform your design decisions, improve your ability to collaborate with back-end developers, empower you to make your ideas real, and be a lot of fun.
We'll start with a static HTML5 mockup of an app, and, step by step, bring it to life until it is dynamic, database-backed, and connected to social APIs.
If you come prepared with a mockup of one of your own ideas, we'll also help you map out how to apply your newly acquired skills to it. We assume no prior programming knowledge except for familiarity with HTML and CSS.
Prerequisites:
Familiarity with HTML and CSS is assumed. No other programming experience is necessary.
What to Bring:
Participants must bring laptops (Mac, Linux, or Windows).
In addition, try to set up the following tools:
- Ruby and Rails - http://railsapps.github.com/installing-rails.html.
- Git - https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git
Please also create a free GitHub account.
(Mac users, even though GitHub suggests that you "forget the terminal" and "download [their] native app instead," please follow the instructions on that page to get the command line version set up on your machine.)
- Heroku - https://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/heroku-command
Please also create a free Heroku account.
- Sublime Text 2 - http://www.sublimetext.com/2
Evaluation mode is full-featured, so you don't have to purchase a license yet.
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Speakers
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Jeff Cohen

Chief InstructorThe Starter League
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Neal Sales-Griffin

CEOThe Starter LeagueNeal is the co-founder and CEO of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy), his sworn purpose is to solve meaningful problems through technology, and empower everyone he can. Learn more about Neal directly by reaching out to him through twitter...@nealsales... Read More →



Sunday March 10, 2013 11:00am - 6:00pm
AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 101 1900 University Ave

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