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Rails Girls Next

Welcome to

Friday’s Git Exercise

Schedule for the day

10:00 - Sinatra

12:00 - TDD

12:30 - Lunch

1:30 - TDD con’t

3:00 - Ruby ATM

5:00 - Retro



Create a simple website

Test Driven Development (TDD)

Roman numerals converter


Build an ATM

These exercises are challenging.

You are not expected to finish them.

Pair Programming

Multiple people use one computer

Write code together

“programming out loud”

Decreases errors and increases understanding

Change pairs each exercise



Search for “Rails Girls Sydney”

and join the group

10:00 - 12:00


Find exercise at

12:00 - 12:30

TDD part 1

Find exercise at

12:30 - 1:30


1:30 - 3:00

TDD part 2

Find exercise at

3:00 - 5:00

Ruby ATM

Find exercise at

5:00 - 6:00

Retro and Wrap up



March 4

Girl Geek Dinners

March 5

RoRO Syd

March 11

Women Who Code

April 1


Regardless of what we discover, we understand and truly believe that everyone did the best job they could, given what they knew at the time, their skills and abilities, the resources available, and the situation at hand.

What went well?

What could have gone better?

Did you learn something?

How was pair programming?


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