Join us for Game Night at the Black Dog Coffeehouse in Lenexa on Friday, November 8th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. We'll be providing a large assortment of games for you to try out, and we'll be happy to teach you how to play anything that you're unfamiliar with. If you find something you like, feel free purchase a copy to take home to play with your friends and family.
If you have any special requests for games you'd like to try out, just let us know and we'll try to accommodate.
"it's clear that among the legions of folks who are professional IT that they are some of the most intelligent and creative people in our society."
Then why aren't we getting together?
Let's get together and talk about our ideas, projects, and problems.
This is a great time to get together with other like minded individuals to run your projects by, test your next great game/app/software or got a coding problem you just can't get the answer to, why not run it by the group.
Bring your laptops, tablets, whatever and lets talk tech, share ideas and solve problems!
Help teach people how to connect to and use the Internet!
We conduct basic digital literacy classes twice a week at our facility at 31st and Troost. Digital mentors assist new Internet users through guided hands-on learning experiences during the two-hour sessions.
Most of those who participate are senior citizens and low income individuals. This is a chance to make a real impact on someone's life. Some of the topics we cover are:
Computer Basics Keyboarding and Mouse skills Searching for and applying for jobs online Intro to Social Media Intro to Google Drive and DocsTrainers lead a class, assess the learners skills and ensure the learners complete at least 2 (two) class sessions.
Mentors assist a trainer, by helping any learners that need assistance with current lesson, each mentor will help 5 learners. They assist them with using the mouse, where to type the URL, how to save a file, graphic or bookmark a webpage.
Call Jackie at 816-559-7077 to let us know that you are coming.
Coders, coffee, and code. Oh my!
No firm plan other than to meet for the first time, hack on projects, and collect feedback for future meetups. Bring a laptop.
Call or tweet me if you can't find me. See you there!
Let's get together and give each other the gift of quickly explaining your favorite tool.
The last meetup was pretty heavy on "Eating You Broccoli", it has been requested that this time we should chat about more Meat. Bring a short presentation on tools that make you more productive that others may want to play with over the Holidays. They can be actual software or processes or simple time saving tricks.
Pizza and Beer will be provided by Cerner Corporation.
This meeting will be the first of "Java Trivia". Come for the fun of being challenged, and challenging, your peers with questions and discussion of the answers that will be enlightening.
• What is endian Java and when/why does it matter?
• Why is Java pass by value? (hint there is a trick in this question) Have some particularily challenging questions you would like to ask? EMail them to the JavaSigLeader this week along with answers. • Door prize: An http://oreilly.com book. Winner chosen by the attendees based on a vote of who had the best question. Meeting Sponsored: Catapult International
Catapult International, based in Lenexa, Kansas, is one of the fastest growing logistics technology companies in its industry. We provide software solutions for the international logistics sector that helps companies combine their air and ocean transportat
ion vendors’ rates into one system – to see who their best carrier option is from
point A to point B.
The culture at Catapult is contagious. Employees care a bout what they do because it has a positive effect on customers. www.gocatapult.com Recruiters and Employers wishing to attend on a night they are not sponsoring are asked to RSVP separately to me directly: David Templeman and/or Fred Bloom (JavaSigLeader) directly.