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Buidl Great Things: Ruby on Rails 101 Web-dev course at CodeBase, Argyle House,

April 24, 2014 at 6:30pm to May 4, 2014 at 5:30pm
Ruby on Rails 101 is a programming course aimed at those taking their first steps into web-development. During the course you'll be introduced to the components that make up web-applications and solidify your programming skills by building an application from scratch.Held at CodeBase, the course runs over two evening classes and two half day workshops.Week 1Thu 24th April 18:30 ~ 20:30Sun 27th April 13:00 ~ 17:30Week 2Thurs 1st May…See More
Mar 27
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Inaugural Meetup - An introduction to Cleanweb at CCA Clubroom

March 22, 2013 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Come along and find out about the global Cleanweb movement. I.e. previous and ongoing, projects, hackdays, and events. It will also serve as some time to chat about possible upcoming events in the pipeline e.g. an Ignite lightning talk evening, a hackday later in the summer, and perhaps something you'd like to see happen yourself. In short, a night of inspiration and scheming for exciting activities ahead. Looking forward to seeing you…See More
Mar 11, 2013
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Ruby on Rails courses in Edinburgh & Glasgow (Feb/March 2012)

"Web development that doesn't hurt" -RubyonRails.orgRuby on Rails is a framework for building great web applications in no time. After a successful course hosted by Stow College in 2011 the course will repeat this February in Glasgow and Edinburgh. This course takes students from no knowledge of Ruby or the Rails framework to building a simple web application from scratch. Both classes run weekly so students have to time to…See More
Jan 14, 2012
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Ruby on Rails courses in Edinburgh & Glasgow (Feb/March 2012)

"Web development that doesn't hurt" -RubyonRails.org Ruby on Rails is a framework for building great web applications in no time.  After a successful course hosted by Stow College in 2011 the course will repeat this February in Glasgow and Edinburgh. This course takes students from no knowledge of Ruby or the Rails framework to building a simple web application from scratch.  Both classes run weekly so students have to time to digest and…See More
Jan 9, 2012
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Nov 28, 2011
digitalWestie replied to Espen Brunborg's discussion '10 Great Ruby on Rails resources' in the group Web
"What on earth? Why have I never heard of RailsLab!? Thanks for this!"
Sep 7, 2011
digitalWestie replied to digitalWestie's discussion 'Ruby on Rails Course at Stow College' in the group Web
"Hi Espen, Thanks! There's no formal entry requirements but you will should know at least one Object Oriented Language and you'll need to know something about relational database design.  The numbers on the course are going to be…"
Sep 7, 2011
digitalWestie replied to digitalWestie's discussion 'Ruby on Rails Course at Stow College' in the group Web
"Oh, forgot to include the link to the actual course page on Stow's site:    http://www.stow.ac.uk/business/ruby-on-rails---web-development-234.html "
Sep 7, 2011
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Sep 7, 2011
Espen Brunborg replied to digitalWestie's discussion 'Ruby on Rails Course at Stow College' in the group Web
"Great initiative Westie – the world needs more Ruby Programmers. Any idea what the average age/experience is for your courses?"
Sep 7, 2011
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A group for Glasgow's social gatherings and events, including the Thursday lunchtime catchup for cross-platformers (Doocot, The Lighthouse, 12.30. On Thursday, funnily enough.)
Sep 7, 2011
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Ruby on Rails Course at Stow College

For those of you that don't know Ruby on Rails is a web-development framework which helps you quickly create great web applications.I'll be running 'An introduction to Ruby on Rails', a weekly evening course at Stow College on the 14th November. We will be running two sessions a week on a Monday and a Wednesday. If you apply for ILA support you can get £200 towards the cost of the course £300!  …See More
Sep 7, 2011
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Web

This group provides information, discussion, insights and resources for all things web. Please contribute, whether you're ranting about IE6, praising the virtues of responsive design or simply want to share your limitless knowledge of the industry.
Sep 7, 2011
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SMWGlasgow: Social Travel (7PM 22nd September @ Stow)

"Social Travel - How Can We Disrupt and Improve Travel?"This is the theme of the event I'm going to be co-hosting an event on Social Travel at Glasgow's Social Media Week on the 22nd September.If you're interested in any of the following: social media geolocation apps, and the future of travel then do come…See More
Sep 7, 2011
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Social Travel - How Can We Disrupt and Improve Travel? at Stow College

September 22, 2011 from 7pm to 8:30pm
 As increasingly connected travellers, how can we use technology to improve our experiences?As part of Social Media Week Glasgow this will be an open session which will bring together startups, technologists, travellers and members of the tourist industry to explore the rise in Social Travel. The event will be in the style of an informal ‘open-mic’ so attendees can give a short 10 minute talk or presentation of their…See More
Sep 6, 2011
digitalWestie commented on Ashley Smith Hammond's group 'Digital Innovation'
"Hi Digital Innovators, "Social Travel - How Can We Disrupt and Improve Travel?" This is the theme of the event I'm going to be co-hosting an event on Social Travel at Glasgow's Social Media Week on the 22nd September. If…"
Sep 6, 2011

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What is your main line of business?
consultancy, digital media, web
Tell us what you're passionate about....
Tech and innovation! Bootstrapping a startup + I also freelance! Catch me on the tinternets: http://www.rorygianni.me.uk/ or twitter @digitalWestie
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A great network of digital media pros., being kept in the loop with events etc.

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Ruby on Rails courses in Edinburgh & Glasgow (Feb/March 2012)

"Web development that doesn't hurt" -RubyonRails.org



Ruby on Rails is a framework for building great web applications in no time. 



After a successful course hosted by Stow College in 2011 the course will repeat this February in Glasgow and Edinburgh. This course takes students from no knowledge of Ruby or the Rails framework to building a simple web application from scratch. …

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Posted on January 9, 2012 at 13:00

SMWGlasgow: Social Travel (7PM 22nd September @ Stow)

"Social Travel - How Can We Disrupt and Improve Travel?"



This is the theme of the event I'm going to be co-hosting an event on Social Travel at Glasgow's Social Media Week on the 22nd September.



If you're interested in any of the following: social media geolocation apps, and the future…

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Posted on September 7, 2011 at 11:42

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