The workshop will require a number of technologies, which time will not permit us to set up on site. So, find your operating system below (Windows or Mac; if you're on Linux, let me know), and follow the steps to get your computer set up ahead of time. If you have any problems, email
At the request of some participants, I've also provided links to some reading material at the very bottom of this page. Look through that stuff if you have the time or interest.
You can find more detailed installation instructions at http://installfest.railsbridge.org/installfest/installfest and a curriculum for building and deploying a rails application from the ground up at http://curriculum.railsbridge.org/curriculum/curriculum
First, you'll want to have a good editor on hand for the workshop. You can't do much better than Notepad++; just download and unzip this file: http://download.tuxfamily.org/notepadplus/6.1.2/npp.6.1.2.bin.zip Unzip the file; there will be