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1731 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214, us (map)

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  • Tuesday
    Nov 6 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Data Science for Your Vacation

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-data-science-for-your-vacation-tickets-51114549995?aff=Meetup ***

    We all want to go on a vacation, but choosing the right hotel can be work. In this practical workshop, you’ll use a dataset that contains hotel reviews to build a prediction model to guess where you might want to go on your next vacation. You’ll get an introduction to a Data Scientist’s tools and methods, including an overview of basic machine learning concepts.

    No previous knowledge of data science is required. Some programming background is helpful but not required. This is a designed to be an introductory (and fun) workshop for beginners. If you have a laptop, make sure to bring it. Otherwise, we can pair you up with someone who has one.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team."

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Oct 30 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek | Intro to Python: Build a Predictive Model

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-intro-to-python-build-a-predictive-model-tickets-50535408768?aff=Meetup ***

    Learn the fundamentals of programming with Python by building a Predictive Model from scratch, training the model and running predictions against it.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to start learning the language, including different data types, variables, and functions. We'll finish the workshop with a roadmap you can follow to continue learning Python and Data Science after the meetup.

    Be sure to bring a laptop. If you don't have one, we can pair you with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Oct 23 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek | Intro to JavaScript: Build a Virtual Pet

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-intro-to-javascript-build-a-virtual-pet-tickets-50535184096?aff=Meetup ***

    Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building a virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi).

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game - including customizing your pets, feeding them, and keeping track of their health. See an example before you come: this virtual pet was made by an attendee at one of last events: https://cumbersome-vole.glitch.me/

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Oct 16 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build Your Own Website with HTML & CSS

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-your-own-website-with-html-css-tickets-50535020607?aff=meetup ***

    In this workshop you'll learn key HTML & CSS concepts as we review some sample code. Then you'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs. See an example before you come: this webpage was made by an attendee at one of our last events: https://ludicrous-mailbox.glitch.me/

    At the end of the night you'll have your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Oct 11 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek | Free Frontend Crash Course: Javascript Fundamentals

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-free-frontend-crash-course-javascript-fundamentals-tickets-50328861981?aff=meetup ***

    "Learn the fundamentals of programming as you get introduced to JavaScript, the most popular language on the job market. Join this workshop and start your journey towards becoming a developer.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to start learning the language, including different data types, variables, and functions. We'll finish the workshop with a roadmap you can follow to continue learning JavaScript after the meetup.

    Be sure to bring a laptop. If you don't have one, we can pair you with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team."

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Oct 2 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Data Science for Your Vacation

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-data-science-for-your-vacation-tickets-50328811831?aff=Meetup ***

    We all want to go on a vacation, choosing the right hotel can be work. In this practical workshop, you’ll use a dataset that contains hotel reviews to build a prediction model to guess where you might want to go on your next vacation. You’ll get an introduction to a Data Scientist’s tools and methods, including an overview of basic machine learning concepts.

    No previous knowledge of data science is required. Some programming background is helpful but not required. This is a designed to be an introductory (and fun) workshop for beginners. If you have a laptop, make sure to bring it. Otherwise, we can pair you up with someone who has one.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team."

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Sep 18 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Guessing Game with JavaScript

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-a-guessing-game-with-javascript-tickets-49266318886?aff=Meetup ***

    "Looking for a fun way to start learning how to code? Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript.

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to the game - including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch. See an example before you come: this guessing game was made by an attendee at one of the last events!

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team."

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Sep 11 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build Your Own Website with HTML & CSS

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-your-own-website-with-html-css-tickets-49005742495?aff=meetup ***

    In this workshop you'll learn key HTML & CSS concepts as we review some sample code. Then you'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs. See an example before you come: this webpage was made by an attendee at one of our last events: https://ludicrous-mailbox.glitch.me/

    At the end of the night you'll have your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Sep 4 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Intro to Python for Data Science

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-intro-to-python-for-data-science-tickets-49005630159?aff=meetup ***

    "Learn the fundamentals of programming as you get introduced to Python, the second popular language on the job market. Join this workshop and start your journey towards becoming a developer or data scientist.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to start learning the language, including different data types, variables, and functions. We'll finish the workshop with a roadmap you can follow to continue learning Python after the meetup.

    Be sure to bring a laptop. If you don't have one, we can pair you with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team."

    Website
  • Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Intro to Python for Data Science

    Free Geek

    *** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-intro-to-python-for-data-science-tickets-49005630159?aff=meetup ***

    "Learn the fundamentals of programming as you get introduced to Python, the second popular language on the job market. Join this workshop and start your journey towards becoming a developer or data scientist.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to start learning the language, including different data types, variables, and functions. We'll finish the workshop with a roadmap you can follow to continue learning Python after the meetup.

    Be sure to bring a laptop. If you don't have one, we can pair you with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team."

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Aug 28 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build Your Own website: HTML/CSS

    Free Geek

    *** MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-your-own-website-htmlcss-tickets-48683493640?aff=Meetup ***

    "Project-based, hands-on learning is the best way to learn how to code. Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website.

    In this workshop you'll learn key HTML & CSS concepts as we review some sample code. Then you'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs. See an example before you come: this webpage was made by an attendee at one of our last events: https://ludicrous-mailbox.glitch.me/

    At the end of the night you'll have your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.".

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Aug 21 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Free Crash Course: Basic JavaScript

    Free Geek

    *** MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-crash-course-basic-javascript-tickets-48682781510?aff=Meetup ***

    Learn the fundamentals of programming as you get introduced to JavaScript, the most popular language on the job market. Join this workshop and start your journey towards becoming a developer.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to start learning the language, including different data types, variables, and functions. We'll finish the workshop with a roadmap you can follow to continue learning JavaScript after the meetup.

    Be sure to bring a laptop. If you don't have one, we can pair you with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Monday
    Aug 20 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Web App with JavaScript & jQuery

    Free Geek

    *** MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-a-web-app-with-javascript-jquery-tickets-48682654129?aff=Meetup ***

    JavaScript is the language of the browser. Every website you've ever used is built with JavaScript, with interaction powered by the popular jQuery library. Even Stanford intro to Computer Science course now uses JavaScript as its teaching language. Learn how to use JavaScript and jQuery and build a simple web app in this workshop.

    Together we'll learn key jQuery concepts like manipulating the DOM and using event listeners to update our app in real time. See an example before you come: this web app was made by an attendee at one of last events: https://unique-heart.glitch.me/

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Aug 14 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Intro to Python for Data Science

    Free Geek

    *** MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-python-for-data-science-tickets-48293383811?aff=Meetup ***

    Learn the fundamentals of programming as you get introduced to Python, the second popular language on the job market. Join this workshop and start your journey towards becoming a developer or data scientist.

    We'll cover everything you need to know to start learning the language, including different data types, variables, and functions. We'll finish the workshop with a roadmap you can follow to continue learning Python after the meetup.

    Be sure to bring a laptop. If you don't have one, we can pair you with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Aug 7 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Getting Started in Data Science

    Free Geek

    *** MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-getting-started-in-data-science-tickets-48293308586?aff=Meetup ***

    What is a Data Scientist? What is Big Data? Wondering if you're qualified to start a career in this field?

    We'll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We'll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you've mastered the skill set.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

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    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jun 26 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Twitter Bot with JavaScript

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-a-twitter-bot-with-javascript-tickets-46328582036***

    Using JavaScript and Twitter's API we will create an intelligent bot. An easy and fun way to learn how JavaScript can be used to build real projects. Our bot will search for tweets mentioning different keywords and reply to them with a predefined answer.

    This workshop won't be a step-by-step JavaScript introduction. Instead we will build something useful and fun, while learning some basic JavaScript concepts along the way.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jun 19 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Data Science for Your Vacation

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-data-science-for-your-vacation-tickets-46327911029***

    We all want to go on a vacation, choosing the right hotel can be work. In this practical workshop, you’ll use a dataset that contains hotel reviews to build a prediction model to guess where you might want to go on your next vacation. You’ll get an introduction to a Data Scientist’s tools and methods, including an overview of basic machine learning concepts.

    No previous knowledge of data science is required. Some programming background is helpful but not required. This is a designed to be an introductory (and fun) workshop for beginners. If you have a laptop, make sure to bring it. Otherwise, we can pair you up with someone who has one.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jun 12 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Virtual Pet with JavaScript

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-a-virtual-pet-with-javascript-tickets-46327573018***

    Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building a virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi).

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game - including customizing your pets, feeding them, and keeping track of their health. See an example before you come: this virtual pet was made by an attendee at one of last events: https://cumbersome-vole.glitch.me/

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jun 5 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Web App with JavaScript & jQuery

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-a-web-app-with-javascript-jquery-tickets-46327248046***

    JavaScript is the language of the browser. Every website you've ever used is built with JavaScript, with interaction powered by the popular jQuery library. Even Stanford intro to Computer Science course now uses JavaScript as its teaching language. Learn how to use JavaScript and jQuery and build a simple web app in this workshop.

    Together we'll learn key jQuery concepts like manipulating the DOM and using event listeners to update our app in real time. See an example before you come: this web app was made by an attendee at one of last events: https://unique-heart.glitch.me/

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    May 22 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build Instagram Filters with JavaScript

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-free-geek-build-instagram-filters-with-javascript-tickets-45619519210***

    Instagram is currently one of the world's most popular mobile apps. Equally famous are the app's many unique photo filters, which let users edit images with a simple swipe.

    In this workshop we'll show you how you can create your very own Instagram-like filters for images using a JavaScript library. First we'll quickly review some HTML, CSS, and JavaScript concepts and then we'll teach you how to explore and work with a JavaScript library.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Monday
    May 21 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Intro to JavaScript: Build a Guessing Game

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-javascript-build-a-guessing-game-tickets-45619489120***

    Looking for a fun way to start learning how to code? Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript.

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to the game - including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch. See an example before you come: this guessing game was made by an attendee at one of the last events!

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:
    329 NE Couch St., Portland OR 97232

    Located in the middle of the Burnside Bridgehead project Slate building. Entrance at the intersection of the Streetcar line & NE Couch.
    Free street parking available on NE Davis & 3rd.
    City Center Parking Lot across from Oregon Convention Center on NE Lloyd.
    TriMet Stops on NE MLK & Burnside and SE Grand & E Burnside.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Mar 27 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Twitter Bot with JavaScript

    Free Geek

    ***RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***

    Using JavaScript and Twitter's API we will create an intelligent bot. An easy and fun way to learn how JavaScript can be used to build real projects. Our bot will search for tweets mentioning different keywords and reply to them with a predefined answer.

    This workshop won't be a step-by-step JavaScript introduction. Instead we will build something useful and fun, while learning some basic JavaScript concepts along the way.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:


    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.


    Free Street Parking available on every block.


    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.


    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Mar 20 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Getting Started in Data Science

    Free Geek

    Wondering why Glassdoor named Data Scientist the best job in America? Come learn more about the field and the different job opportunities available to Data Scientists.

    We’ll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We’ll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you’ve mastered the skill set.

    How to find us:
    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.
    Free Street Parking available on every block.
    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.
    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Mar 13 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Create a Virtual Pet with JavaScript

    Free Geek

    ***RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***

    Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building a virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi).

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game - including customizing your pets, feeding them, and keeping track of their health. See an example before you come: this virtual pet was made by an attendee at one of last events: https://cumbersome-vole.glitch.me/

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:


    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.


    Free Street Parking available on every block.


    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.


    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Mar 6 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek : Build a Web App with JavaScript and jQuery

    Free Geek

    ***RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***

    JavaScript is the language of the browser. Every website you've ever used is built with JavaScript, with interaction powered by the popular jQuery library. Even Stanford intro to Computer Science course now uses JavaScript as its teaching language. Learn how to use JavaScript and jQuery and build a simple web app in this workshop.

    Together we'll learn key jQuery concepts like manipulating the DOM and using event listeners to update our app in real time. See an example before you come: this web app was made by an attendee at one of last events: https://unique-heart.glitch.me/

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:


    1731 SE 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.


    Free Street Parking available on every block.


    Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.


    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Feb 22 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Feek: Getting Started in Tech

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    Every year, Glassdoor releases its top 25 highest paying jobs. This year, almost half of them are in the tech field; if you’re thinking about getting into tech, now is the right time. We’ll cover the different ways you can break into tech and outline the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. Then we’ll dive into the technical career opportunities that are available locally - from jobs you’ve heard of like front end developer, to jobs that are new to the area, like developer evangelist.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Friday
    Feb 16 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Getting Started in Data Science (Lunch & Learn)

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    Wondering why Glassdoor named Data Scientist the best job in America? Come learn more about the field and the different job opportunities available to Data Scientists. We’ll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We’ll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you’ve mastered the skill set.

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Feb 13 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Build a Virtual Pet with Javascript

    Free Geek

    Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building a virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi). 

    With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game - including customizing your pets, feeding them, and keeping track of their health. See an example before you come: this virtual pet was made by an attendee at one of last events!

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Friday
    Feb 9 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Frontend Crash Course (Lunch & Learn)

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while completing a series of challenges to help you master your new skills.  Together we’ll work through a series of drills that will teach you the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes) as well as the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values). These drills are designed to be challenging, but manageable with the help of your fellow students, our TAs, and the instructor. We’ll wrap up the night by giving you a few tips on how to continue learning. 

    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Feb 6 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: Data Science Your Vacation

    Free Geek

    ***MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE HERE***


    We all want to go on a vacation, choosing the right hotel can be work. In this practical workshop, you’ll use a dataset that contains hotel reviews to build a prediction model to guess where you might want to go on your next vacation. You’ll get an introduction to a data scientist’s tools and methods, including an overview of basic machine learning concepts.  No previous knowledge of data science is required. Some programming background is helpful but not required. This is a designed to be an introductory (and fun) workshop for beginners. If you have a laptop, make sure to bring it. Otherwise, we can pair you up with someone who has one.

    How to find us:

    This event will be held at Free Geek. 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.

    Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.

    Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jan 25 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Intro to JavaScript: Build Your Own Instrgram-like Filters

    Free Geek

    Instagram is currently one of the world's most popular mobile apps. Equally famous are the app's many unique photo filters, which let users edit images with a simple swipe.  


    In this workshop we'll show you how you can create your very own Instagram-like filters for images using  a JavaScript library. First we'll quickly review some HTML, CSS, and JavaScript concepts and then we'll teach you how to explore and work with a JavaScript library.


    Bring a laptop, and if you don't have one we'll match you up with someone who does.


    How to find us:

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jan 11 2018
    Learn to Code | Thinkful Portland - Thinkful + Free Geek: How to Choose a Programming Language Lunch & Learn

    Free Geek

    When you’re learning to code, one of the biggest decisions you can make is what programming language to start with. Depending on who you ask, you’ll get a different answer every time.We’re here to set the record straight.


    We’ll take everything important into account: versatility of the top programming languages, the Portland job market, starting salaries, and more. In the end, we’ll end up with an answer that can help shape the rest of your development career.

    How to find us: 

    Located SE Portland near Ladd's Addition on 10th betweek SE Market & Mill.Free Street Parking available on every block.Buses 4, 10, 14, and 70 all have stops within 2-3 blocks of location.Check in at Front Desk for Event with Free Geek Admin Team.

    Website