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  • Monday
    Oct 1 2018
    Women Who Code Portland - Algorithms Study Night

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    Come join us for Algorithms Study Night at Alchemy Code Lab! This month we're not going have a topic with specified problems. You can bring a problem to work on, or we can help you find one once you get there. All skill levels are welcome. Please join the join Women Who Code Portland Slack community with this invite form (https://bit.ly/wwcpdx-slack).

    This event will repeat the first Monday of each month.

    {short} Code of Conduct

    Women Who Code (WWCode) is dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Portland/pages/22236117/Code_of_Conduct/) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please submit an incident report form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmJq0Evb0aDbx4flmmZT1xX0GCXj_F--5asjfH7XvkrLo4xA/viewform).

    About Women Who Code Portland

    Women Who Code is a global nonprofit dedicated to inspire women to excel in technology careers. We connect amazing women with other like-minded individuals around the globe who unite under one simple notion--the world of technology is better with women in it.

    In Portland, we organize monthly study nights, workshops, and networking nights, as well as hackathons and social events.

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  • Saturday
    Sep 15 2018
    Women Who Code Portland - Workshop: Building High-Performance Modern Websites with Gatsby

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    Women Who Code Portland and Gatsby are partnering up to present a workshop on how to build blazing-fast websites with Gatsby.js. Our instructor for the day will be Jason Lengstorf, a Developer Advocate with Gatsby. The goal of this workshop is to get you started with Gatsby.

    Thank you Gatsby and Alchemy Code Lab for helping us organize this event.

    πŸ’»SET-UP πŸ’»

    Attendees will need:
    - Their own computer
    - Node.js (required version 6 or later) with npm
    - Basic knowledge of the terminal (ability to open it, run commands that will be written on the slides)
    - Permission to install global commands (this can be a blocker for people with restricted work computers)
    - A code editor (VS Code is recommended)

    Recommended, but not necessary:
    - Some experience with JavaScript

    πŸ“£ ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR πŸ“£

    Jason Lengstorf is a developer advocate, occasional designer, and frequent speaker. He’s passionate about building tools, systems, and training materials to create high-performance teams and apps. He later encourages those teams to use their newfound free time to go outside and be people and stuff. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

    ⌚️SCHEDULE ⌚️

    10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Doors open
    10:30 AM – 10:45 AM – Welcome from WWCode Portland, Gatsby, and Alchemy Code Lab
    10:45 AM – 11:00 AM – Instructor and Attendee introductions
    11:00 AM – 11:25 AM – Introduction to Gatsby
    11:25 AM – 12:15 PM – Tutorial Part 1: Introduction to Gatsby basics
    12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – LUNCH
    1:00 PM – 1:15 PM – Tutorial Part 2: Introduction to using CSS in Gatsby
    1:15 PM – 1:30 PM – Tutorial Part 3: Building nested layouts in Gatsby
    1:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Tutorial Part 4: Querying for data in a blog
    2:00 PM – 2:30 PM – BREAK
    2:30 PM – 3:15 PM – Tutorial Part 5: Source plugins and rendering queried data
    3:15 PM – 4:00 PM – Q&A, Next Steps, and Closing Remarks
    4:00 PM – End of Workshop

    πŸ’°COST πŸ’°

    The cost of this workshop is $10. This includes the cost of lunch and snacks.

    If you are a student, under-employed, and/or in need of financial assistance, we a few full scholarships available for this event. Please submit an application here: https://goo.gl/forms/ZbA5m0Bs7SvOwdLK2.

    There are no refunds for this event.

    πŸ™…πŸΌβ€β™€οΈCODE OF CONDUCT πŸ™…πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

    By dialing in to this event, you agree to follow our Code of Conduct (https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct).

    Women Who Code (WWCode) is dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form.

    Our Code of Conduct (https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please reach out to one of our volunteers or submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-report).

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