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Railsberry presentation

51eb230f66c064daafb36264398c0252?s=47 lindaliukas
April 23, 2012
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Railsberry presentation

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lindaliukas

April 23, 2012
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  1. Rails & Girls a.k.a how to get girls excited about

    technology Thursday, April 19, 12
  2. 2 Finland - the backbone of Internet MySQL, SSH, IRC,

    Linux, Nokia - all come from Finland. All built by men - in one of the most gender-equal countries of world. Thursday, April 19, 12
  3. Rails Girls - born in Helsinki end of 2010 (I

    grew up listening to Spice Girls and Girl Power. Girls - for me - is not diminutive, but strong.) Thursday, April 19, 12
  4. 4 Al Gore taught me to code. In 2001. Massive

    amounts of unharnessed teenage girl energy and creativity. Thursday, April 19, 12
  5. 5 First experience in software craftmanship Curation is cool, but

    even cooler is creating. Thursday, April 19, 12
  6. Hands-on, minds-on. Singapore, Shanghai, Tallinn, Krakow, Berlin, Buenos Aires.. Thursday,

    April 19, 12
  7. Small groups, quick lectures A web application from concept to

    code Thursday, April 19, 12
  8. 8 Thursday, April 19, 12

  9. 9 Thursday, April 19, 12

  10. Not lonely, not mathematical - almost like learning a new

    language Thursday, April 19, 12
  11. Koodi on lukutaitoa. Timissä monia rooleja. Code is literacy And

    valuable wherever you work. Thursday, April 19, 12
  12. Boys invited too. (Make something so cool boys want to

    be part of it) Thursday, April 19, 12
  13. Speak Geek. Or how to teach the language of web

    Thursday, April 19, 12
  14. 14 Thursday, April 19, 12

  15. Why Bento? • You need a balanced mix of things.

    • It’s a puzzle - putting everything together in the box. • “Ekiben“ - content which is arranged in the most efficient, graceful manner. The bento is presented in a simple, beautiful, balanced way. Nothing lacking. Nothing superfluous. Not decorated, but wonderfully designed. Thursday, April 19, 12
  16. 16 Thursday, April 19, 12

  17. HTML AJAX CSS RUBY, PYTHON, PHP, SCALA MYSQL, MONGODB RUBY

    ON RAILS, DJANGO, CAKEPHP, JETTY , LIFT…. XML JAVASCRIPT DOM UNICORN Thursday, April 19, 12
  18. Etsy: “We use a number of different programming languages (including

    Matlab!) but are primarily a PHP shop. We have a number of databases, some of which are MySQL and some of which are PostgreSQL. “ Thursday, April 19, 12
  19. 19 PHP + Matlab MySQL PostgeSQL Thursday, April 19, 12

  20. 20 Foursquare: “Server code is written in scala running on

    the lift web framework using jetty for a webserver. We front everything with nginx, and use HAProxy in between. MongoDB handles most of our data storage needs (though a bit hasn't been migrated off PostgreSQL yet). Thursday, April 19, 12
  21. 21 MongoDB and PostresSQL Nginx + HAProxy Lift Scala Thursday,

    April 19, 12
  22. R #1 PHP #2 SaaS #3 RoR #4 HTML #5

    MongoDB Rules: Figure out the term and place it on the bentobox in the right place.. There might be false friends and doubles. Googling allowed! You have five minutes – wrong answers will be removed, the team with most post-its wins! #6 Apache #7 CSS #8 Django #9 MySQL #10 nginx Thursday, April 19, 12
  23. Three takeaways. “ When you don’t create things, you become

    defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow & exclude people. So create.” - _why Thursday, April 19, 12
  24. “Learning to program teaches you how to think. Computer science

    is a liberal art.” – Steve Jobs Text 1 Thursday, April 19, 12
  25. 25 Open sourcing a movement. Thank you all coaches! https://twitter.com/#!/railsgirls/rails-girls-coaches

    Now to phase 2: https://github.com/railsgirls 2 Thursday, April 19, 12
  26. 26 Thursday, April 19, 12

  27. 27 Thursday, April 19, 12

  28. 28 Whole new culture of software development. And a heroine

    to match. Beware Pippi Longstrumps. 3 Thursday, April 19, 12
  29. 29 And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole

    world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. ― Roald Dahl Thanks! linda@railsgirls.com Thursday, April 19, 12