GeekWire Calendar: Developer

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Hardware Meetup Seattle – Pitches and Pints with HAX and Alexa Fund

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HAX and Amazon's Alexa Fund are teaming up to welcome Seattle's hardware community for an evening of pitches, pints, and socializing. Are you a hardware startup, an engineer looking for a job, considering starting a company, a VC, or in any way involved with hardware? We'd love to meet you! HAX invests in early-stage startups (robotics, health, consumer, enterprise IoT). We love all hardware and would love to learn more about what you're building! Startups will have the opportunity to…

Intro to Python: Fundamentals

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Curious what Python is all about? Are you data-driven and interested in finding out how Python can take you to the next level? Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore variables, data structures, functions, and go over basic data science concepts. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no prior programming experience is needed What to Bring: Laptop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at the Pioneer Collective located at 100 S King St #100,…

How to develop and maintain a motivated attitude toward learning in Tech

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Interested in learning what makes a successful software developer? Want to hone your skills and advance your career? Whether you’re at the beginning of your coding journey or have some experience, join us at Ada Technical Books and Cafe for a panel discussion (and yummy snacks!) with 4 talented software developers right here in Seattle for tips on how to develop and maintain a motivated attitude towards learning throughout your career. With the ever-evolving technology landscape of the 21st century,…

Partner Power Hour: From Photojournalist to Software Engineer

July 26 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Making a career change can be hard! Bring your questions & come hear how our speaker, Amanda Koster, made the move from Photojournalist to Software Engineer in this Q&A style Partner Power Hour About the presenter: Amanda Koster is a highly driven and passionate software developer, UX minded and hailing from a creative background with a relentless focus on scalable systems and user needs. She thrives in Agile development teams and has experience working side-by-side with front-end developers and designers…

Global Game Jam NEXT

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

GGJ NEXT is part of Global Game Jam, Inc., providing educational opportunities about game development and a yearly jam for young people aged 12-17. The event aims to bring together talented young people within their school and community through the support of local educators. It is a unique opportunity for students to learn new STEAM skills, and improve their creative thinking and exploration in a safe space. This event runs through August 3.

Intro to Data Science: The Art of Visualizations

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The beauty behind the data...visualizations. In a data science career, you need more than the ability to process a large amount of data, you need to be able to communicate your findings to the right audience. You need the beauty behind the data...you need visualizations! Visualizations help you understand your data, and most importantly, they help you communicate your data. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll discuss the different visualization packages in Python, and walk through how to implement them while…

Free Crash Course | JavaScript Fundamentals

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ever wonder how websites work? How does clicking on this make that happen? Join us and learn how to make a functioning website using the most popular programming language, JavaScript. JavaScript is the language of the browser, 95% of all websites you’ve ever visited were built with JavaScript. In this interactive workshop, we'll cover everything you need to know to begin your JavaScript journey, including different data types, variables, and functions.

Eastside Evening – Beer and Blockchain

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come to meet like-minded Bitcoin and Blockchain enthusiasts of all levels of knowledge. This is a time to network, share news, make friends and exchange business cards. This is a casual meeting in a bar, no structure and no one is facilitating. The place offers a nice selection of beer, cider and food.

Seattle Hardware Happy Hour

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Details • What we'll do Hang out and share hardware and embedded software stories! • What to bring Any projects you want to share! • Important to know Please read the Contributor Covenant: https://www.contributor-covenant.org/version/1/4/code-of-conduct.html

TruffleCon 2019 – Learn to be a blockchain developer

August 2 - August 4

TruffleCon is a gathering for blockchain developers, fans, industry enthusiasts, and those who want to build world-changing applications powered by decentralized technologies. Join people from around the world as we meet August 2-4 at Microsoft's campus in Redmond, WA to build community and foster connections in the blockchain developer space, share tips and tricks, challenges and successes. Our goal is to inspire you to build your DApps and smart contracts to bring your ideas to the world! And we'll have…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development with KEXP

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

Understanding the real value of Open Source with nopCommerce

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Open Source. Developers hear about it a lot. What should you really look for and why? For example, I choose to study nopCommerce, a .NET eCommerce solution, which has led to some amazing opportunities. nopCommerce has a familiar architecture, a plug-in model, and an active community. This is a fast-paced walk-through of the nopCommerce architecture and source code. More importantly, you will discover the many ways to get involved with any other open source software to better your career and…

AI Bootcamp: End to End Deep Learning for Computer Vision

August 6 - August 7

As applied engineering just knows building models are not sufficient for production grade software, these roles focus on core principles, best practices, design patterns, and expertise with a framework and toolset, such as deploy models, and scale for your fast-growing applications/services. This two-day immersive instructor-led training will teach everything you need to know to become a software engineer in computer vision and deep learning! You will learn: *Recognize problems can be solved with deep learning and Select the right technique…

Talk Tech, Drink Beer, Bring Something Cool!

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come as you are to BI Brewery, have a beer and talk tech, coding, innovation, AI, or IoT with fellow aficionados. If you have a cool project or maker item you want to show us, bring it! Got kids who want to code? Bring them, too!

2nd Annual Seattle Tech Diversity Summit

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The focus of this annual event is to provide professional development opportunities in the Tech Industry. The Tech Diversity Summit is dedicated to bringing together a diverse set of individuals within the technology industry to celebrate and advance diversity in the tech field.

Visual Studio Live! Microsoft HQ

August 12 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm

Visual Studio Live! is proud to be one of the most respected, longest-standing independent developer conferences, bringing folks together for intense developer education, knowledge-share and networking for over 25 years.

Eastside Evening – Beer and Blockchain

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come to meet like-minded Bitcoin and Blockchain enthusiasts of all levels of knowledge. This is a time to network, share news, make friends and exchange business cards. This is a casual meeting in a bar, no structure and no one is facilitating. The place offers a nice selection of beer, cider and food.

Talk Tech, Drink Beer, Bring Something Cool!

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come as you are to BI Brewery, have a beer and talk tech, coding, innovation, AI, or IoT with fellow aficionados. If you have a cool project or maker item you want to show us, bring it! Got kids who want to code? Bring them, too!

NGINX Conf 2019

September 10 @ 8:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm

NGINX Conf is the official event for NGINX technologies, best practices, and community engagement. This two-day conference is ideal for developers, operators, and architects looking to understand how NGINX can play a critical role in modernizing their application delivery infrastructure, API infrastructure, and applications. Plus, we’ll have two full days of training, choose one or both!

Lakewood Code 101: Explore Software Development

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

Talk Tech, Drink Beer, Bring Something Cool!

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come as you are to BI Brewery, have a beer and talk tech, coding, innovation, AI, or IoT with fellow aficionados. If you have a cool project or maker item you want to show us, bring it! Got kids who want to code? Bring them, too!

Global Gamesforum

October 22 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm

Gamesforum Seattle is a two day conference that brings together senior executives, influential managers and ambitious independent developers with the aim of supporting cross platform game developers. Returning to Seattle in October 2019, Gamesforum plays host to a hundred speakers from leading developers, publishers, brands and service providers discussing topics across six fascinating content tracks. The event will also play host to a number of additional micro events, including a game pitching competition, a meet the publisher session and workshops…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

Spinnaker Summit 2019

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm

Spinnaker Summit 2019 brings together the rapidly growing global community of Spinnaker users – an open source, multi-cloud continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes with high velocity and confidence, created at Netflix and used by JP Morgan Chase, Cerner Healthcare, Capital One and others around the globe. Spinnaker has been battle-tested in production by hundreds of teams over millions of deployments. It combines a powerful and flexible pipeline management system with integrations to the major cloud providers. This year’s…

Seattle Code 101: Explore Software Development

01/04/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer. Code 101 helps you learn what it’s like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies. Get a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices. Outcomes:…

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