Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Think Big Partners 1712 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

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 - Social / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking

(7:00 ~ Pizza arrives -- first Mondays only)
7:45 - Wrap up - get project updates


Location: Think Big CoWorking on the West side of the building.

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!

Bring a laptop: If you intend on getting some hands-on hacking done (it's ok if you can't but it definitely helps to have one).

On first Mondays, there will be pizza! We'll be getting some 'za from Sizzle Pie, so there will be a vegetarian option.

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 Kansas City has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list.

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC

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

Code For Kansas City presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Make a silver ring for yourself for a loved one!

Learn basic silver-smithing techniques while making a silver band-style ring. This makes a beautiful and thoughtful holiday gift! This class (like all HammerSpace classes) is open to BOTH members AND non-members of HammerSpace, but seats are limited, so sign up before they fill up!

This class will teach you about basic hand tools, their usage and safety, and jewelry making techniques in order to create your very own individualized sterling silver band ring for yourself, or to give someone as a gift.

You will learn: sawing, texturing, ring forming, soldering and basic finishing techniques (filing, sanding and polishing).

For Ages: 10-110 years old

Cost: $40 per ring (All materials included)

NOTE: If you are making a ring for someone else, be sure to get their ring size before the class! Also, if you and your child are making just one ring together, you only need to sign up and pay for one person.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 3:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

If you've ever wanted to get into 3D printing, but don't quite know how to get started, then this is the class for you! 3D Printing & Design class, going on every other Saturday at Hammerspace. Learn how to design objects to be printed, as well as how to operate a 3D printer. No prior knowledge required.

Be sure to bring your laptop so you can get set up to get started on designing your first 3D creation.

FYI: There are two ONI 3D printer available to members of HammerSpace Workshop.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 5:00:00 PM The Nerdery 100 E 7 St Suite #401, Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do
You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-cocktails-introduction-to-css-tickets-39470123201?aff=meetup

Session Topic: Introduction to CSS

Once we build out the structure of our website we want to make it look visually appealing. CSS helps us put the "pretty" in our web pages. Join us to learn about different selector types, how to apply styles your page and why all of this matters! You'll also get to try styling a web page with CSS yourself! (With support from our awesome mentors of course!)

There will be lots of guidance and support for those with no coding experience so come join the fun! No coding experience necessary (we mean that!)

Do you need financial assistance to attend? View http://codingandcocktails.kcwomenintech.org/financialaid for more information.

If you are unable to attend, you must cancel 48 hours prior to the event to receive a refund!

• What to bring
Bring a wifi enabled laptop that you have administrative rights to.
Don't have a laptop? Email to codingandcocktails@kcwomenintech.org to request one!

• Important to know
- Must be at least 21 to attend
- Please familiarize yourself with Kansas City Women in Technology's Code of Conduct.
- Cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and light dinner served
- You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-cocktails-introduction-to-css-tickets-39470123201?aff=meetup

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1:00:00 PM Lackman Library 15345 W 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS

• What we'll do
Bob Wakefield will talk about SparklyR, a package that interfaces R with Spark. I'm not familiar with Spark, but according to one website it is a "cluster computing tool that enables analysis of massive, distributed data across dozens or hundreds of servers". So bring your cluster with you for this meeting.

Howard will talk about sentiment analysis. I've not done sentiment analysis yet, but I do know that it is a text mining tool that classifies text entries by their sentiment (positive, neutral, or negative).

Both talks represent topics that have been in high demand by our users. It should be a great meeting.

I should remind all our beginning users of R that you are also welcome to attend any of our advanced topic meetings. An advanced topic does not mean that only Stephen Hawking can understand it. It means that the talk is on a specialized topic that shows the breadth of problems that R can tackle. Beginners topic meetings (held more or less every other meeting) are on topics that are foundational and that every R user needs to know about.

Please start thinking about speakers and topics for our March meeting (tentatively a beginners topic meeting) and our April meeting (tentatively an advanced topics meeting).

• What to bring


• Important to know

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This is a 3D Printer Build/Repair Clinic for those who need assistance building or repairing their 3D printer. Tom Newell, local inventor and distributor of ONI 3D printers will be walking you through the build or repair of your ONI 3D printer or any other brand of 3D printer you bring in with you. Spare parts for ONI printers will be on hand for sale during this clinic.

Take Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. to 45th St. Click here for event


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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM , ,

RSVPs open 10 days before the date of the event.

Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and meet interesting people. We'll begin with brief introductions and an opportunity to talk about what we're each working on. We'll have members available to help beginning Python programmers with language basics and getting Python and related tools installed on their computers. We'll have plenty of time for more advanced topics, too.

Audience: Everyone! We'll have something for all Python experience levels.

What to bring: A laptop with WiFi and power cord.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 8:30:00 AM , ,

Register in a city close to you: http://hckrn.st/FH_Cities

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CONNECT: The Fishackathon community connects on the HackerNest Slack (http://hackernest.slack.com/) leading up to and during the event. It's easy. Get your invite here (http://hckrn.st/slackreg), then join the #fh04mentor and #yourcityname (e.g. #toronto or #singapore) channels to chat up mentors and participants, make some new friends, and win at life.
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><> Fishackathon is an epic partnership between the U.S. Department of State and HackerNest in dozens of cities around the world that seeks to make Earth's waters, aquaculture, and fisheries more sustainable and equitable.

██ SPONSOR FISHACKATHON » This is a rare and unique opportunity to support a great cause on a global, regional, or local level! Please email sponsor@hackernest.com for more info.

██ CHALLENGE SETS » Our work-in-progress challenges (listed here: http://hckrn.st/2lHsVd0) are real-world problems sourced from industry and government: solve them and you'll help millions. They are guidelines; participants may work on any project that fits one of our 3 themes:

»» Sustainability: Overfishing, pollution, and other hazards threaten the extinction of marine species and throw off our ecological balance. »» Enforcement: Agencies often lack resources to effectively enforce regulations. This results in environmental damage and significant inequity. »» Marketplace: Poor data access puts small players at a disadvantage and hinders firms from making smart, socially responsible decisions.

Please go to the Fishackathon event listing for more details on demos, judging, global prizing, and more!

ABOUT: HackerNest is the Managing Partner for Fishackathon, a global hackathon series launched in 2014 by the U.S. Department of State, the federal executive department of the United States that advises the president and leads the country in foreign policy issues. http://fishackathon.hackernest.com/

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM Lawrence Public Library 707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS

RSVPs open 10 days before the date of the event.

Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and meet interesting people.

Topic of the Week: Professor Jon Brumberg will talk about how he uses Python to program communication devices for people with ALS.

Audience: Everyone! We'll have something for all Python experience levels.

What to bring: A laptop with WiFi and power cord.

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New Event
March 2018 KCAUG - Lightning Talks
Atlassian User Groups
March 2018 KCAUG - Lightning Talks
Tuesday, March 13 at 11:30 AM
Address: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City 64110
About this event

Lightning Talk/Topics

  • Documentation Best Practices - Confluence vs. JIRA
  • Agile/Scrum for Dummies - Training for Onboarding
  • Working with Remote Teams
  • How to sell Confluence to your organization Using JIRA outside the box (use for Marketing, Conference Planning, etc)
  • Agile on a small scale (what to do when your team wears many hats)
  • Creating an appropriate size story (issue type) 


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Company Kitchen 8500 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Merriam, KS

Alan Voss will lead us through some exercises to exemplify how Agents, Tasks, and Supervisors work, what they do, and how and when to use them.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:30:00 AM Eggct 5107 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

When you walk in the door, let them know you are with KC Roundtable and they should bring you to the table! 

KC Roundtable in the back left room of Eggtc. Click here for event


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.

There is a concession stand and kids playroom available, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.

Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:00:00 PM Technology Group Solutions, LLC. 8551 Quivira Road, Lenexa,

Join us for our first Elastic meetup of 2018 at TGS Midwest Technology Center in Lenexa!

The agenda for the evening is:

4:00 PM - Doors open at TGS, food & beverages will be provided

4:30 PM - Talks start with Q&A

• Sprint Skunkworks Projects by Stefan Stroebel

• Elastic APM by Adam Quan

• Rock NSM by Bradford Dabbs

6:00 PM - We'll wrap things up

Speakers:

Stefan Stroebel is using Elastic to lift the vail of IT to the business allowing the massive amount of log data to be used to make vital business decisions. As a technical architect implementing many complex platforms in his 20 year IT career, none has made a faster, greater, broader impact than implementing the Elastic stack. In just under two years, Elk has been implemented to monitor 17,000 servers, 2500 retail stores nationwide and understanding the client journey on the company's web presence. Stefan is regularly called in to troubleshoot complex application performance issues and assist the business in understanding their customers better.

Adam Quan is a Solutions Architect at Elastic, where he works with customers on architecting distributed solutions using the Elastic Stack. Adam has 20 years of experience with Java application development and application integration technologies.

Bradford Dabbs is an instructor and curriculum developer on Elastic's Education team. He has a diverse background in systems administration, automation, and cyber security. He is very passionate about security and loves helping users solve security challenges using the Elastic Stack.

Bradford has also served in the Missouri Army National Guard since 2005 where he specializes in incident response and network forensics.

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We are hosting quarterly meetups in Kansas City –– we'll be looking to host our next one later this year. If you're interested in hosting and/or speaking, send us a note at meetups@elastic.co

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Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 4:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Everyone loves printing HUGE images on canvas! Create that special piece of decor for your home, or that unusual gift for your truly weird brother-in-law.

In this class we'll print the image of your choice on Canvas using the Large Format Printer then construct a Canvas Stretcher to mount it on. Student may want to bring their own Computer​ to the class and should be comfortable around Basic Woodworking Tools​ like drills, clamps, staple guns, and saws.

The cost of the class includes a 36 x 24 inch canvas print. If you would like to print something larger we are happy to accommodate you, but there will be a charge of $15 for each additional foot of canvas used.

In this two hour class we will cover:

● Selecting and preparing images to be printed

● Setting up the printer

● Printing your image

● Building a simple wood Canvas Stretcher in the Hammerspace Woodshop

● Mounting your Image on your Stretcher

If you are not a Hammerspace member, please arrive early so we can get you sorted out with a safety waiver and WiFi Password. We will be using woodworking tools and searching/downloading images online.


45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Everyone loves printing HUGE images on canvas! Create that special piece of decor for your home, or that unusual gift for your truly weird brother-in-law.

In this class we'll print the image of your choice on Canvas using the Large Format Printer then construct a Canvas Stretcher to mount it on. Student may want to bring their own Computer​ to the class and should be comfortable around Basic Woodworking Tools​ like drills, clamps, staple guns, and saws.

The cost of the class includes a 36 x 24 inch canvas print. If you would like to print something larger we are happy to accommodate you, but there will be a charge of $15 for each additional foot of canvas used.

In this two hour class we will cover:

● Selecting and preparing images to be printed

● Setting up the printer

● Printing your image

● Building a simple wood Canvas Stretcher in the Hammerspace Woodshop

● Mounting your Image on your Stretcher

If you are not a Hammerspace member, please arrive early so we can get you sorted out with a safety waiver and WiFi Password. We will be using woodworking tools and searching/downloading images online.


45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Cheers, love! The cavalry's here! - Tracer In this all day build class, will be building one of Tracer's defense tools from a 3D printed kits of parts.


As we work, we'll nerd out about Overwatch, gaming culture, 3D printing for prop construction, and finishing techniques. During this class you'll learn about: finishing and painting techniques for 3D printed parts, strategies for masking and applying graphics, methods of creating textures, and installation and of internal LED Lighting effect. We will be using sandpaper, spray paint, and body filler. 

Please wear clothes you are comfortable getting dirty in. Your class fee includes one 3D printed Tracer Prop Kit. If you would like to build a matched pair, additional kits will be available for $45 each

This is an all day class. We will meet from 10am to 12:30pm, break for lunch, then reconvene from 1:30 to 4pm 


For Ages: 12-112 years old


45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

**THIS IS A 2-DAY, 2-PART CLASS. FIRST PART IS ON SATURDAY, FEB. 3RD, NOON-4:00PM. SECOND PART IS ON SUNDAY, FEB. 4TH, FROM NOON UNTIL YOUR KNIFE IS COMPLETED.**

Learn the art of knife smithing and create a beautiful damascus utility knife.


These are a long time favorite of our instructor.  A beautiful and compact knife based on a skinning knife that makes itself useful on a daily basis.

The wood grain pattern of damascus style laminate steel is highlighted by your choice of a variety of exotic hard woods for the handle.

On day 1 we will be shaping the knife in our workshop.  Learn to profile your knife, apply a bevel and create a blade. Apply intricate filework to the spine or add a hole for a lanyard. At the end of this class (or the beginning of class 2) we will heat treat our blades, and acid etch them to bring out the patterns in the steel.


On day 2 we will learn how to attach a handle with brass pins.  We will shape and finish the handles and finish and polish and sharpen the blades.


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Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.

There is a concession stand and kids playroom available, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.

Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM WeWork Corrigan Station 1828 Walnut Street, Kansas City,

You won't want to miss Debra Box! This topic is timely for many of us. It right after the last fundraising campaigns of the previous year and just before the IRS reporting season.

Debra Box is the Executive Director of Support KC. Debra's area of expertise includes organizational and board development, fiscal management, information management, and fund development. Support Kansas City provides nonprofit organizations with business and development expertise, empowering them to focus on their mission.

The vision of Support KC is to foster a high performing, sustainable nonprofit community.

On the ground floor, take the elevator up to the WeWork offices. Click here for event


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DATE AND TIME

LOCATION

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/owasp-kc-january-2018-tickets-42223605942

DESCRIPTION

The recently released MELTDOWN and SPECTRE vulnerabilities have been yet another security earthquake in the computing world. We believe that the software security community has a distinct role to play in regards to these issues, in terms of increasing awareness and advisement around mitigations and potential responses, both technical and non-technical.
We will be holding a panel discussion about the MELTDOWN and SPECTRE vulnerabiltiies. We will be discussing multiple aspects of the vulnerabilities, the response to them, and the impact of these and future vulnerabilities to the future of computing.
Panel Members (subject to change):
  • Michael Owens - Principal Cyber Security Architect - SAIC
  • John-Mark Gurney - Principal Security Architect - New Context Services - FreeBSD Developer
  • TBA - Optiv Security
  • TBA - Fishtech
Moderator: 
Justin Ferguson


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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:30:00 PM Garmin International 1200 E 151st Street, Olathe, KS

Abstract:

Tired of fancy abstractions without actual down to earth implementation? In this talk we will go through both benefits and problems by implementing a real example of event-sourced model. This is a full-time live coding example and we will develop features using event sourcing. We are going to tackle the problems step by step in both solutions from various perspectives. From the point of view of the stakeholders our software should have quick time to market, ability to do complex data reporting and fast way to extend and to deploy new features. On the other hand, our fellow developers would be interested in learning curve when it comes to event sourcing and how it differs in turns of e.g. unit testing. At the end of each step it will be clear what kind of problems/benefits we have using one of two models. The talk is going to cover a broad set of buzzwords like: event sourcing, CQRS, distributed systems, spring cloud stream, eventual consistency, unit testing and zero downtime deployments.

Bio:

Kenny Bastani is a Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. As a passionate blogger and open source contributor, Kenny engages a community of passionate developers on topics ranging from graph databases to microservices. Kenny is a co-author of the O'Reilly book, Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry.

Location Details

Garmin's address is 1200 E 151st, Olathe, KS 66062 (https://www.google.com/maps/place/1200+E+151st+St,+Olathe,+KS+66062/@38.856967,-94.7990454,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x87c0be6541a47b6d:0xaefa412b6801258d?hl=en)

Our garage is completely open and access from Ridgeview is North of where it used to be, it is now closer to Sheridan Bridge Lane.

Construction Update - The southern Ridgeview entrance is closed but a new one has been created just north of the original (image ()).

• You will be able to enter through the left most door until 6:20 pm when the doors will be locked (image ()).

All guests to Garmin need to register upon entering the North Lobby. The doors will need to be locked at 6:20 pm.

Schedule

• 5:30 - 6:30pm - Social Hour with food provided by TBD
• 6:30pm - Presentation

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM VinSolutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

A Piece of Cake - C# powered cross platform build automation

Have you ever wanted to create a build script for your application, but been faced with learning a new language, or DSL, or writing more XML than any person should ever need to? Have you ever wanted to create a build script that will work cross platform? Have you ever wanted to create a build script that has first class support for the most common build tools like XUnit, WiX, SignTool, and many others? Have you ever wanted to create a build script that uses a language that you already know, and love?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then the Cake ( http://cakebuild.net/ ) Build Automation System is for you!In this session we will start with a standard .Net Solution and incrementally add a build and orchestration script to compile the application, run unit tests, perform static analysis, package the application, and more, using the C# skills that you may already have.

Gary Ewan Park (@gep13)

Gary Ewan Park has been developing on the .Net Platform for almost 10 years. His day job sees him developing using ASP.NET, AngularJS, and WPF, for Oil Companies working in the North Sea.

In his spare time, Gary contributes to a number of Open Source projects including Chocolatey, Boxstarter, Cake, psake and GitVersion.

Gary is a founding member of the Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group, that holds monthly sessions on any topic related to the Microsoft .Net Technology Stack.

Sponsored By

Chocolatey Software, Inc. (@chocolateynuget)

https://chocolatey.org/

9th floor, through the glass doors and straight back Click here for event


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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,

Please join us for an evening of looking at the exciting past month of PHP news and learning about interesting concepts and projects in PHP and software development.


Light refreshments will be provided. Join us to meet new people, discuss PHP, and learn something new.

Our Evening Meeting Format

We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:

6:00pm - Mingling / Meet and Greet

6:15pm - Lightning Talk: Last Month in PHP

6:30pm - TBA

Your topic here? Contact us to speak (http://www.meetup.com/kcphpug/suggestion/)!

Rate the talks!

All Developers Welcome!

We understand Web Developers often come from all backgrounds, and many work in more languages than PHP. Whether you're curious and just starting out, dabble in PHP on the weekends, write custom PHP on a daily basis, work in a framework like Symfony, Zend Framework, Silex, Slim, Laravel, CakePHP or customize CMS products like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla; our goal is that you will find something new, useful and thought provoking.

Interested in giving a presentation to the group, or demoing something you're working on? Contact one of the organizers through Meetup or talk after a monthly meeting to sign up!

Park in the garage and enter the main building to the west of the garage. Follow the signs and turn right at the security desk. Click here for event


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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Northwest Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

This month we'll take a look at some of the "headless" bits of Drupal - the built in REST functionality, some contrib modules that enhance the core functionality, distributions created for disconnected applications, and maybe even look at using graphql.

We'll have plenty of time for Q&A and general discussion too.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:30:00 PM Homer's Coffee House 7126 W 80th St. , Overland Park, KS

No agenda, no expectations, no fee - just come and hang out with other #ladydevs to network, ask questions, or work on a project. Whatever has got you stuck, bring it and we'll talk it over to see if two heads can solve the problem. KCWiT membership chair Tamara Copple hosts.

Look for the laptops with all the stickers on them. :=) Click here for event


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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Google Fiber Space Lounge 1820 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do
CHANGED MEETING DATE! We are meeting on Jan 30th this month.

This meeting is a deep dive, or workshop on how to properly shoot an interview. As video professionals, properly capturing a 'talking head' is a task that will come up again and again for you. In this hands-on meeting we will demonstrate as many professional techniques as time allows! Plan on joining us in Feb. for part 2: post-production!

Currently:
Video Producer - Nick
Audio engineer - Josh
Interviewer - Jashin
Director of Photography (DOP) - Ces
Camera 1: Nick (someone want to?) (FS7)
Camera 2: Mike (DSLR camera for those who shoot that way!)

6:00 pm doors open (bring in gear)
6:30 welcome / intro / news
6:45 introduce contributors
6:50 Jashin - Interview prep
7:20 Cesar - Lighting and camera position
- Nick Cam 1
- Mike Cam 2
7:40 Josh - Audio capture
8:00 roll cam, Jashin conducts interview.
8:30 wrap and strike set!

• What to bring


• Important to know

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms. The class will introduce you to flux-core wire feed, MIG and ARC welding. For ages: 18-118 (All materials included) Seating is limited.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:30:00 AM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP HERE

January 2017 KCAUG - ScriptRunner Presentation

ScriptRunner Overview

How it Works
What it Can Do
What Use Cases Does it Solve Q & A
Agenda

11:30 am Welcome, Food & Networking

11:45 am Announcements

12:00 pm ScriptRunner Presentation

TBD

1:00 pm Networking

Speaker

Jonny Carter - Adaptavist (Senior Software Engineer)

Hosted By

Karen Mustain, Atlassian User Group Leader

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Jessica Witt, Atlassian User Group Leader


Kate Lomax, Program Coordinator

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Jim McFarlane, Program Manager


David Puchosic, AUG Assistant


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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 9:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do
Make48 will be filming a segment of their show in the space this Tuesday morning. The space will be closed during this time to accommodate filming. The space will open one hour late (noon). We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Think Big Partners 1712 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

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 - Social / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking

(7:00 ~ Pizza arrives -- first Mondays only)
7:45 - Wrap up - get project updates


Location: Think Big CoWorking on the West side of the building.

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!

Bring a laptop: If you intend on getting some hands-on hacking done (it's ok if you can't but it definitely helps to have one).

On first Mondays, there will be pizza! We'll be getting some 'za from Sizzle Pie, so there will be a vegetarian option.

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 Kansas City has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list.

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC

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

Code For Kansas City presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:30:00 AM Eggct 5107 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

When you walk in the door, let them know you are with KC Roundtable and they should bring you to the table! 

KC Roundtable in the back left room of Eggtc. Click here for event


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.

There is a concession stand and kids playroom available, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.

Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:00:00 PM Technology Group Solutions, LLC. 8551 Quivira Road, Lenexa,

Join us for our first Elastic meetup of 2018 at TGS Midwest Technology Center in Lenexa!

The agenda for the evening is:

4:00 PM - Doors open at TGS, food & beverages will be provided

4:30 PM - Talks start with Q&A

• Sprint Skunkworks Projects by Stefan Stroebel

• Elastic APM by Adam Quan

• Rock NSM by Bradford Dabbs

6:00 PM - We'll wrap things up

Speakers:

Stefan Stroebel is using Elastic to lift the vail of IT to the business allowing the massive amount of log data to be used to make vital business decisions. As a technical architect implementing many complex platforms in his 20 year IT career, none has made a faster, greater, broader impact than implementing the Elastic stack. In just under two years, Elk has been implemented to monitor 17,000 servers, 2500 retail stores nationwide and understanding the client journey on the company's web presence. Stefan is regularly called in to troubleshoot complex application performance issues and assist the business in understanding their customers better.

Adam Quan is a Solutions Architect at Elastic, where he works with customers on architecting distributed solutions using the Elastic Stack. Adam has 20 years of experience with Java application development and application integration technologies.

Bradford Dabbs is an instructor and curriculum developer on Elastic's Education team. He has a diverse background in systems administration, automation, and cyber security. He is very passionate about security and loves helping users solve security challenges using the Elastic Stack.

Bradford has also served in the Missouri Army National Guard since 2005 where he specializes in incident response and network forensics.

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We are hosting quarterly meetups in Kansas City –– we'll be looking to host our next one later this year. If you're interested in hosting and/or speaking, send us a note at meetups@elastic.co

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Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Virgin Mobile USA 1200 Main Street, Kansas City, mo

The Kansas City Hadoop User Group will be teaming up with ACM Professional Chapter in Kansas City to present speakers on Monday.

Scaling Real-Time Analytics with Druid presented by Aaron Brooks solutions engineer at Hortonworks. Build Big Data Pipelines With Java EE 8 and CDI 2 presented by Derek Moore Chair of the ACM Professional Chapter in Kansas City.

I would also like to thank our two sponsors Hortonworks for providing the drinks and snacks and Virgin Mobile USA for providing such a fantastic venue.

I hope to see everyone there!

One Kansas City Place (Please Check in with Security on what is technically the Second Floor) Click here for event


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Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Virgin Mobile USA 1200 Main Street, Kansas City, mo

The Kansas City Hadoop User Group will be teaming up with ACM Professional Chapter in Kansas City to present speakers on Monday.

1.) Scaling Real-Time Analytics with Druid presented by Aaron Brooks solutions engineer at Hortonworks. 2.) Build Big Data Pipelines With Java EE 8 and CDI 2 presented by Derek Moore Chair of the ACM Professional Chapter in Kansas City.

I would also like to thank our two sponsors Hortonworks for providing the drinks and snacks and Virgin Mobile USA for providing such a fantastic venue.

I hope to see everyone there!

One Kansas City Place (Please Check in with Security on what is technically the Second Floor) Click here for event


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