** Disclaimer: All subject to review, change, and overall better scrappiness **
- Self study group that follows hungry academy course
- Pick one open source project to contribute to
- Invite Ruby community members to weekly meetings as mentors
- Prone to action
- Write code, we don't care if it sucks, we'll get better
- Building over talking
- Disagreements are settled with code
- Have fun along the way!
- 3 months
- Start in the first two weeks of March
- Meet at least once a week
- Remote pair sessions
- Complete 2-4 full day hackathons in 3 months
- Something specific i.e. Open source, Focused learning, etc.
- Chatroom (Campfire/Hipchat)
- Integrate into local meetups with evening learn/hacks
- Sponsorships to cover space and/or offer stuff (dinner, beer, etc) as a thanks to mentors
- My current strategy is to use this material heavily. I have worked through some of the material and it was helpful.
- This is a heavy rails course that would overlap with the jumpstartlab materials.
- For pure Ruby tutorials, I have used it and found it to be enjoyable. +1 for making it easy for folks picking of their first programming language.
- For learning front end dev (CSS, Sass, js, etc.)
- 8 one hour classes followed by assigned course work from Agile Web Development with Rails version 4
- Learning git
- Living Social / Hungry Academy
- Provide notes on difference in Rails 2.3 to 3.0 way, help fill in gaps, and note bugs/errors
- What else?
Scrappy Acadamy naming credit goes to @tourdedave