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Thoughtworks Ruby on Rails Workshop
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 9:00 PM (EAT)
Those of you who have already attended the RapidFTR code jams will have started to get familiar with the Ruby programming language. This is an opportunity to build upon what you have already learnt. Over the course of the 2 days you will be taken on a journey through the entire end to end process of developing a rails application and its underling architecture and will gain an understanding of what happens under the cover in between you entering a URL into a web browser to receiving the HTML response. On top of all this, we'll be adding an introduction to Test Driven Development too!
Due to the nature of the training there is a limit on the number of people that we can accommodate, and places will be distributed on a first come first served basis. Please respond soon and don't miss out on an opportunity to learn from an experienced practitioner.
Patrick Turley has been a Software Developer with ThoughtWorks for the past 4 and a half years working on a range of projects and environments across multiple languages. He originally joined in the US, and recently moved to the new ThoughtWorks South Africa office which he has been helping establish. http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickturley
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Outbox is an incubation program for promising mobile and web startups, helping them refine their ideas/prototypes into sustainable businesses
Outbox hub is an incubation, collaboration and co-creation space that supports techies and further support for people to turn their tech ideas into businesses. Our mission is to create awesome products and businesses on the mobile and web.
Our Objectives are:
- To stimulate and foster technology entrepreneurship through the incubation and acceleration of 3 – 5 mobile and web businesses from idea to investment readiness for a period of three to six months
- To act as a focal point for tech community bringing together developers, entrepreneurs, mentors, advisors, venture capitalists
- To stimulate the development of locally relevant internet and mobile applications