Monday, November 9, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/3j7tPeA***

JavaScript is the language of the browser, most 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.

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email virtual@thinkful.com.

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Monday, November 9, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOmgqT4rE9LOv-6yAWLFFZOGKqHgJf1Y

The Zoom link is the same week-to-week, but we ask you to register each week.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: We are taking a hiatus from our in-person Hack Nights as we deal with the implications of COVID-19. We encourage teams to continue project work and to meet virtually from 6:00-8:00pm on Mondays. Our ability to provide pizza and snacks will be compromised, however :).

Individual teams will have access to video breakouts via Zoom. You can use Slack for breakout rooms if you like.

We are also exploring possible projects we could take on to help address this public health emergency. Please email codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org if you have any questions or are interested in working on immediate public health-related projects.

Thanks,
Aaron, Paul, and the rest of the Core Team
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Interested in helping the Kansas City area? Great! Whether or not you know how to code, you can help by joining us to work on civic hacking to create a better Kansas City and surrounding cities. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, and friends.

Meeting Format

6:00 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:15 - go into breakout rooms
8:00 - Wrap-up

"Pitch Nights," TBD when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff;

"Learn Nights," TBD where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

Please RSVP so that we know how many snacks & drinks to bring.

Civic Heroes of all types welcome! This event is for coders and non-coders alike -- as long as you're interested in making government more transparent and building interesting things for our city, you're more than welcome!

If you have something you'd like to work on or are excited about, please let us know via the meetup or at the hack night itself. We are growing our initiative and the energy comes from the community.

Code for KC is a program of KC Digital Drive, a local non-profit whose mission is to make Kansas City a digital leader by developing civic capacity to adapt to technology change. We are the local affiliate in Code for America's Brigade network.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list (http://eepurl.com/7gbQP).

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive).

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: captain@codeforkc.org or codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org.

Code for KC has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone. Code For KC presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy (http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct).

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 6:30:00 PM Online event

• What we'll do
Discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to succeed in life, work and relationships while advocating for yourself and empowering the women around you.

• What to bring
An open mind and willingness to share your experience, ask questions and potentially be vulnerable. If you have additional topics you'd like to discuss, please don't hesitate to reach out or bring them up in the course of conversation.

• Important to know
These conversations aren't about subscribing to a certain set of answers, but instead they're about having honest, organic discussions that help us do and be better every day.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 3:00:00 PM Online event

Please join SharkByte and Gigamon for an interactive adventure game. You and your team will be given 50 minutes to unlock the clues and solve the "Undercover Escape".

Do you have what it takes? Prizes will be awarded for the first, second, and last place teams.

The Premise
You have woken up disoriented in a strange room with all your credentials and assets missing. As an undercover spy, you know instinctively that your cover has been blown and you must escape before time runs out. Can you escape in time?

Agenda - CST
3:00pm - 3:10pm Welcome and Opening Remarks from SharkByte
and Gigamon
3:10pm - 4:10pm Virtual Escape Room
4:10pm - 4:15pm Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and last place teams

REGISTER NOW
https://go.gigamon.com/20Q4_NA-US-CN_CHNL_EV_TNT_Virtual-Escape-Room-SharkByte_LP.html

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Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

Join us for and open-ended Sunday of building fun and interesting DIY Electronics Kits.

We have scoured the dark corners of the internet to bring you this selection of kits curated for makes of all ages and skill levels!

Are you a Beginner who is excited to learn the basics? We've got a basic kits that are easy to build and a blast to use! Do you know what your doing but are eager for practice? Come build one of our larger multi-part kits! Are you a soldering god who's looking for a challenge?! Then try your hand at building one of our Surface Mount Soldering Kits!

We meet in the Hammerspace Classroom starting at 1:00pm. You pick the kit you'd like to build from our selection, and our instructors will provide all the instruction, guidance, and assembly hints you need!

---Bring food and drink if you'd like, or even order takeout while you build.---

Young assistants are welcomed and encouraged!

No RSVP is required for MEMBERS of Hammerspace. $5 RSVP for non members, Kit prices vary from $15 to $45 depending on complexity. Cash and Cards accepted during the class.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join us online for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club! We will be reading Production-Ready Microservices by Susan Fowler.

From Amazon: "One of the biggest challenges for organizations that have adopted microservice architecture is the lack of architectural, operational, and organizational standardization. After splitting a monolithic application or building a microservice ecosystem from scratch, many engineers are left wondering what's next. In this practical book, author Susan Fowler presents a set of microservice standards in depth, drawing from her experience standardizing over a thousand microservices at Uber. You'll learn how to design microservices that are stable, reliable, scalable, fault tolerant, performant, monitored, documented, and prepared for any catastrophe.

Explore production-readiness standards, including:
Stability and Reliability: develop, deploy, introduce, and deprecate microservices; protect against dependency failures
Scalability and Performance: learn essential components for achieving greater microservice efficiency
Fault Tolerance and Catastrophe Preparedness: ensure availability by actively pushing microservices to fail in real time
Monitoring: learn how to monitor, log, and display key metrics; establish alerting and on-call procedures
Documentation and Understanding: mitigate tradeoffs that come with microservice adoption, including organizational sprawl and technical debt"

Amazon Link:
https://www.amazon.com/Production-Ready-Microservices-Susan-Fowler/dp/1491965975/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=production+ready+microservices&qid=1597592946&sr=8-3

Feel free to still come if you haven't read the book or just read parts of it or read it years ago and can't remember anything about it. It will be a very laid-back discussion format.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 11:00:00 AM Virtual Meetup

Please register to reserve your spot today (must be registered to attend)
https://www.tibco.com/events/dr-spotfire-office-hours

What is Dr. Spotfire?

Hosted by TIBCO Spotfire Experts in Data Science and Customer Success. The program consists of a 30-minute live webinar to help users on extended topics, and unique analytics challenges.

- During the session, attendees are invited to participate in a
live Q&A

**30 Day Free Spotfire Trial: https://account.cloud.tibco.com/signup/spotfire

Dr Spotfire: Neil Kanungo, Data Scientist, TIBCO Software Inc.

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