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  • Thursday
    Jun 27 2019
    Ruby Coworking

    Case Study Coffee

    An informal gathering of Ruby/Rails developers, working alongside each other. Join us!

  • Open House for Potential Students Interested in Becoming a Software Developer

    Alchemy Code Lab

    Interested in becoming a software developer and learning to code?

    If so, we invite you to join us any Thursday at 12:30PM to learn more about our program, meet our staff and see our program in action. We offer the most in depth, professional software development program in town and graduates go on to secure roles at a median salary of $75k, and an average of $82k. Everything we teach is done in person by senior software engineers, and every student gets personalized career coaching. We strongly embrace diversity and inclusion, and we are the only Portland only school.

    ABOUT ALCHEMY CODE LAB: - Learn from industry professionals. Experience the real world practice of software development in an immersive, in-person, work environment. Your instructors are senior-level developers who share their knowledge and practices to enter the field at an advanced level. - Be supported as an individual by teaching assistants and career coaching. A low instructional staff to student ratio of 6 to 1 means you have access to the guidance and help you need to successfully complete our rigorous training. Get prepared and ready to network and connect with the companies that interest you and need your technical skills and experiences. - Get more out of your code school. Go beyond online and video-based programs to launch your career at an accelerated level. With an average starting salary of $75k, our graduates earn 25%-50% more than other schools. - Develop Apps in AppLab. Alchemy helps Portland entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life by developing Apps for them. Graduates get paid to create them and add real project experience to their resume.

    Call 503.445.4575 or email [email protected] with any questions!

    Visit our blog to learn more about our program and where our graduates go to work: https://www.alchemycodelab.com/blog Visit Course Report for reviews: https://www.coursereport.com/schools/alchemy-code-lab Visit SwitchUp for reviews: https://www.switchup.org/bootcamps/alchemy-code-lab

    Website
  • PIE + Portland startup community - Happy Hour with our Seattle startup friends (Founders' Co-op + Create33)

    Tilt Eastside

    Join PIE as we welcome Founders' Co-op (http://www.founderscoop.com/) — a fund built by founders, funded by founders, and designed to put founders first — and Create33 (http://create33.co/) — Seattle's entrepreneur center — to spend some time in the Rose City hanging out with the Portland startup community.

    This will be an informal happy hour. No set agenda. Just a great chance to connect with our neighbors to the north.

    Website
  • #FullStackPDX : June : Critique

    AltSource HQ

    Tickets can be purchased at Meetup.com

    Website
  • Hack the Dot

    Hack the Dot is a two-hour hackathon where coding school students, junior developers, experienced developers, non developers, marketers, designers, and those with little or no computer programming skill come together to build ideas around a single domain name.

    Our events are meant to be a quick and fun way to build a humorous (and functional) product quickly while meeting people in your tech/startup community.

    Website
  • BSD Pizza Night

    A meeting of folks interested in BSD operating systems and related technologies to get together, eat pizza, drink beer, and talk about what interesting things have been going on.

Tomorrow

  • Friday
    Jun 28 2019
    InventOR

    Join us for the Invent Oregon Finals on June 28th!

    Invent Oregon, Oregon’s only statewide invention competition, is an exciting opportunity for college and university innovators and entrepreneurs to take their ideas from concept to prototype. At the InventOR Finals, you will get the first look at Oregon’s newest inventions.

    At the InventOR Finals, 22 student teams from 17 Oregon colleges and universities will compete for $25,000 in prizes to take their prototypes to the next level. To prepare for the Finals, teams have received $2,500 to fund the development of their prototypes. Additionally, teams have been matched with a business development mentor to refine their ideas and further develop their product pitches and received free workspace. Learn more about the teams here.

    This event is open to the community and free to attend.

    Website
  • Anatomy of a Computer -- Great for kids!

    Free Geek

    This workshop is an introduction to computer hardware. Students will identify basic components of a desktop and laptop computer, learn what role each part plays, and identify where those parts go inside the computer. Students learn what makes a computer “a computer” and a basic framework for computer safety and troubleshooting.

    No prior knowledge is necessary.

    Website
  • AgilePDX User Group - Portland Metro - AgilePDX Westside: Building Trust

    Nike Evergreen Cafe

    Please RSVP on our Meetup page to reserve your spot: https://www.meetup.com/AgilePDX-User-Group-Portland-Metro/events/262205676/
    If you are unable to attend, please update your RSVP to open your seat for another attendee.

    All of our agile tools, methods, and frameworks are only successful if there is trust within the team. Join us Friday June 28th for a build-our-own-adventure discussion on building trust within the team. Model good trust building behavior and share your trust challenges. Help your agile cohorts with your hard won lessons. This promises to be a helpful and timely discussion.

    Events are made possible by the AgilePDX community and our sponsors, including platinum sponsor ProFocus Technology https://www.profocustechnology.com/. Learn more about our sponsors at https://agilepdx.org/sponsorship.

Next two weeks

  • Saturday
    Jun 29 2019
    IndieWeb Summit 2019
    through
    Mozilla

    The IndieWeb movement is a global community that is building an open set of principles and methods that empower people to take back ownership of identity and data instead of sharecropping on 3rd party websites.

    Join us in downtown Portland for two days of a BarCamp-style gathering of web creators building and sharing open web technologies to empower users to own their own identities & content, and advance the state of the indie web!

    You’ll learn about ways to empower yourself to own your data, create and publish content on your own site, and only optionally syndicate to third-party silos. Along the way you’ll get a solid grounding in the history and future of domain ownership, Microformats, IndieAuth, Webmention, Micropub and more!

    Website
  • Sunday
    Jun 30 2019
    Hedron Hackerspace - h.h - 3D Printing/CAD Intro

    No prior experience with 3D printers or 3D modeling is required for this workshop experience. We're going to be teaching you the basics of 3D printing from the ground up. We'll start with a general overview of 3D printing and then go into 3D modeling for beginners and how to start using the 3D printers at the shop.

    We offer this course with a suggested donation of $20. Trades are welcome, and we'll discount up to $6 off starting a new membership.

    Timeline for the evening: 2:00- 2:30 - Community time and shop tour 2:30 - 3:00 - Introduction to 3D Printing 4:00 - 5:00 - Tutorials on 3D printing and open time for Design and Print

    We'll have only 2 computers available for people to use, so bring a laptop if you can.

    Website
  • Monday
    Jul 1 2019
    Open Source Peer Mentoring (Monday Python, for Python JavaScript, Django, React and all open source)

    PDX Code Guild

    We normally have 12- 24 attendees - some people register on Meetup, others show up every week or see the event on Calagator. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages are served. Parking is free!

    Bring your laptop. Learn and/or share your existing knowledge with others. This group focuses on Python, Django, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL, CSS and HTML. Other languages are welcome.

    This week we will do introductions at 6:20 then pair up mentors and learners and/or work on projects.

    Set aside one night a week to become a better developer, pick up new skills, and get help with your projects and learning. We'll have mentors on hand and a community of other learners to meet and work with.

    This event is beginner friendly, we can help get you started with programming, support your online learning, or just talk about where you are at and what comes next.

    Free parking! Save this number in case you need help finding us: (541) 602-6215 We are at 2828 SW Corbett Ave #208, inside the Portland State Business Accelerator, and near the International School.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jul 2 2019
    Graphic Design with GIMP

    Free Geek

    Join us for a graphic design workshop using an a free and open source software called GIMP. GIMP is a program similar to Photoshop. You can use this program to create posters and art, edit photos, and more.

    Bring your questions -- there will be plenty of time for answers!

    This class welcomes beginners and advanced users alike.

    Website
  • Tech Workers Coalition

    Cider Riot

    We are a coalition of workers in and around the tech industry, labor organizers, community organizers, and friends. Find out more at https://techworkerscoalition.org.

    At this general meeting, we’ll be discussing action items including movie screenings, bootcamp outreach, learning clubs, and more.

    Website
  • Hedron Hackerspace - Craft Night at h.h

    --The welders and laser cutter are pay-per-use, but otherwise this is a free community gathering!--
    Craft night is open shop time and Show-and-Tell. You can bring a project you want to work on/show off. We'll try to have fun projects for people to do who just drop in every week. It's a good time to come say hi and get familiar with the space. There will be snax.
    Check out our website! https://hhacker.space/

    We have a sewing machine, art supplies, welding gear and scrap steel, some basic metal shop tools, 3D printers and a laser cutter
    =pay per use tools, check website

    Hacker : One who enjoys the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming or circumventing limitations.

    Children should have an adult with them, or have a guardian signature on file.
    Accessibility info: Our workspace is wheelchair accessible, though there may be bright welding, and loud grinding. There is a small floor level bathroom with no handrail where an unpowered wheelchair might fit.

    Website
  • Wednesday
    Jul 3 2019
    PDXRust Meetup

    This month's speaker: Josh Stone (@cuviper)

    Rayon is a Rust crate for writing parallel computations beautifully and safely. If you've got a computation written as an iteration, just change .into_iter() to .into_par_iter(), and Rayon will take care of distributing and balancing the load across your machine's processors automatically. But wait! There's more! Rayon covers other patterns of parallel computation as well.

    Josh is one of the main contributors to Rayon, and it's a privilege to have him present for us.

    Website
  • Friday
    Jul 5 2019
    Commodore Computer Club

    The Commodore Computer Club meetings are open to anyone with an interest in Commodore technology. (Commodore 64, Amiga computers, etc.) Enthusiasts of other retro computers are also invited. Attendees come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and all are welcome.

    Come to learn, come to share. It’s all for the love of anything Commodore.

    Website
  • Saturday
    Jul 6 2019
    Simple 3D Modeling in Blender

    Free Geek

    Blender is a free, open source 3D creation suite. This class is an introduction to Blender. Learn how to navigate within Blender, create and edit simple 3D models, and add basic lighting to your art. Take this class as many times as you'd like. Bring a project—there will be plenty of time to work on it!

    Website
  • Command Line Basics

    Free Geek

    The command line is a tool for typing computer commands, instead of clicking menus or buttons.

    Learning the command line is a great way to get familiar with core concepts of programming. Students will learn the basic parts of a command, listing, linking, tab completion, file system structure, and more, for the Linux command line.

    Website
  • Monday
    Jul 8 2019
    Free Code Camp Portland - Free Code Camp PDX Hangout

    Welcome campers! We meet every Monday at Phase2 This is a laid back study/networking session. Bring your laptops and questions . All levels of experience welcome. www.freecodecamp.com

    Website
  • Open Source Peer Mentoring (Monday Python, for Python JavaScript, Django, React and all open source)

    PDX Code Guild

    We normally have 12- 24 attendees - some people register on Meetup, others show up every week or see the event on Calagator. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages are served. Parking is free!

    Bring your laptop. Learn and/or share your existing knowledge with others. This group focuses on Python, Django, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL, CSS and HTML. Other languages are welcome.

    This week we will do introductions at 6:20 then pair up mentors and learners and/or work on projects.

    Set aside one night a week to become a better developer, pick up new skills, and get help with your projects and learning. We'll have mentors on hand and a community of other learners to meet and work with.

    This event is beginner friendly, we can help get you started with programming, support your online learning, or just talk about where you are at and what comes next.

    Free parking! Save this number in case you need help finding us: (541) 602-6215 We are at 2828 SW Corbett Ave #208, inside the Portland State Business Accelerator, and near the International School.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jul 9 2019
    Portland Accessibility and User Experience Meetup (PDX A11Y UX) - Summer Social

    Lucky Labrador Brew Pub

    It's summer, so we're taking a break from presentations to have a casual accessibility social. Come out to chat about your favorite accessibility topics, meet new people, and discuss what you'd like to learn at future events.

    Website
  • PDXWIT presents: Diversity Dinner (Apply to attend)

    Zapproved

    Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdxwit-presents-diversity-dinner-apply-to-attend-tickets-62517662010] is required to gain entry to this event

    Join us for a small, informal yet focused dinner where we can share our experiences with diversity in the workplace. The intimate and safe setting will allow us to discuss tactics, strategies and support to resolve the issues that arise. This event will be led by Emma Holland, Marcus Carter, and Crystal Sincoff.

    Our goal is to ensure this event results in a well-represented, honest and impactful conversation about diversity in our industry, so we are asking folks to apply to attend this event by completing this form. Applications are due by June 28th and the 10 invitees will be notified by July 5th.

    Agenda:

    6:00 p.m. - Arrive and get food

    6:15 p.m. - Discussion begins

    8:00 p.m. - Event ends

    Event FAQ

    Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms?

    A: Yes, we have all gender restrooms.

    Q: Is the space ADA accessible?

    A: Yes, we are ADA compliant.

    Q: Will there be food and drink at this event?

    A: Yes, we will have food provided and can offer gluten free and vegan options.

    Q: What is the parking situation?

    A: No, we do not have on-site parking. There is usually plentiful street parking.

    Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance?

    A: We have a main door and an elevator that lock at specific times. We will request that they remain open for the event.

    Q: Is there secured bike parking?

    A: We have a bike room on our floor for approximately 10 bikes, if this gets full the building has parking on the 3rd floor. This is indoor parking with lockers. When parking here it is like parking on the street. There is not someone monitoring this area.

    Q: Should I consider using public transportation?

    A: There is a trolley that comes past our building, but it's by no means necessary.

    Q: Can I bring my dog?

    A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home.

    Purpose:

    PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

    Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

    Website
  • Wednesday
    Jul 10 2019
    Programming with Python 2

    Free Geek

    Have you ever thought programming was interesting, but don't know where to start? Do you want to unlock the true potential of computers? Join us!

    This class is part 2 of an introduction to programming concepts with Python, an easy-to-learn programming language. If you can type, you can program!

    Website
  • PDXWIT Summer Soiree

    Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdx-women-in-technology-summer-soiree-tickets-61894666614] is required to gain entry to this event

    Join us for our annual Summer Soiree at The Armory, brought to you by Intel and Cambia Health Solutions.

    The theme for this year’s Summer Soiree is Social Change in Open Source. It is difficult to break into open source for two key reasons. One, it is community driven technology and many people do not have the time or capacity to do the unpaid work that is often required to get involved. Two, even if you do have the time to contribute, it can be very difficult and even toxic if you are a woman or minority due to harassment by leaders in that space. These barriers, along with so many others that underrepresented folks are facing, make it difficult to have the experience required to obtain sought-after jobs at companies doing open source work.

    To support this discussion, our conversation starter for the evening is “how can open source be more accessible to underrepresented communities?”

    The Summer Soiree will feature a panel discussion followed by networking.

    Moderator: Dr. Harriet Nembhard, School Head of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University

    Panelist: Sage Sharp is a Diversity and Inclusion consultant and the founder of Otter Tech

    Panelist: Esther John is Director of Software Stacks Engineering in the System Software Products at Intel Corporation

    Panelist: Tara Robertson is the Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Partner for Mozilla

    During the event, we’ll have an Activity Table where people can get creative. This is a fantastic way to meet others if large groups are not your thing. If you have trouble finding it, look for Meg Aul, our Event Activities Director.

    We will also have a community partners section featuring amazing organizations:

    Women Who Code

    Adelante Mujeres

    Lesbians Who Tech

    Girls Inc

    Here’s more on our event sponsors:

    Cambia Health Solutions, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is dedicated to transforming health care. Our company reaches more than 70 million Americans nationwide, including more than two million people in the Pacific Northwest who are enrolled in our regional health plans.

    Intel Corporation’s Women of System Software is an organization of technical professionals committed to fostering an inclusive environment and building a strong community for women and non-binary people in software technology.

    Agenda:

    5:30 p.m. - Doors open / Networking

    6:30 p.m. - Introductions

    6:45 p.m. - Panel Begins

    7:30 p.m. - Networking

    8:00 p.m. - Event ends

    Event FAQ

    Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms?

    A: We do have gender neutral bathrooms

    Q: Is the space ADA accessible?

    A: Our spaces are ADA accessible.

    Q: Will there be food and drink at this event?

    A: Yes, there will be food and drink available, including vegan and gluten free options.

    Q: What is the parking situation?

    A: Parking Recommendation: The Brewery Blocks/Whole Foods Underground Parking Garage is the largest lot in Portland and it is located one block from The Armory. It’s a well-lit, security-patrolled underground garage that houses 1,300 parking spaces. There are two entrances to this lot: NW Twelfth Avenue or NW Thirteenth Avenue, between Couch and Davis Streets. The elevators take you into the M Financial Building lobby (just around the corner from the Armory) or into Whole Foods on the corner of Couch and NW Twelfth Avenue.

    Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance?

    A: Entrance is on NW 11th.

    Q: Is there secured bike parking?

    A: No designated bike parking

    Q: Should I consider using public transportation?

    A: Yes, we recommend public transportation

    Q: Can I bring my dog?

    A: Employee pets are allowed through an application and training process. The space for this event is not often occupied by animals.

    No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home. Please note there may be office pets present at this event.

    Purpose:

    PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

    Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

    Website
  • Portland OWASP - The Easy (and Secure!) Way to Build JavaScript Web Apps with OAuth 2 & OIDC with Jake Feasel

    New Relic

    What are the best current practices for building modern, completely standards-based (OIDC) web applications? Which flow should you use? How should you renew expired access tokens? How do you work with multiple resource servers? How do you achieve single-sign on? How can you make logging into your app as seamless as possible? We will demonstrate how simple it is to do all of this using open source libraries maintained by ForgeRock. Together we will deep dive into what these libraries are doing for you behind the scenes: PKCE, service workers, IndexedDB storage, hidden iframes, and more. In the end you will have all the tools at your disposal to easily build your next modern web app with OIDC.

    Jake Feasel Developer Experience Lead; Forgerock

    Jake has been working in the web platform for 20 years, all the while primarily interested in the use of standards and open source technologies. Jake is currently a senior engineer at ForgeRock, where he has been for the last seven years. He is most recently responsible for improving the ways in which developers interact with the ForgeRock Identity Platform.

    Website

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