Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 5:00:00 PM Veriship 8880 Ward Parkway , Kansas City, mo

The Garnish | Intro to CSS

You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-cocktails-the-garnish-intro-to-css-tickets-61929350354?aff=meetup

Join us for our monthly coding series, Coding & Cocktails. Women are invited to attend sessions to get an introduction to website building in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

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 -- the same way a mint leaf or paper umbrella spruces up our favorite drinks. Join us to learn about different selector types, how to apply styles to 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 little to no coding experience so come join the fun!

- No coding experience necessary (we mean that!)
- Wifi-enabled laptop is required (don't have one? Borrow one of ours)
- Must be at least 21 to attend
- Cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and dinner served
- Please familiarize yourself with Kansas City Women in Technology's Code of Conduct: http://kansascitywomenintechnology.github.io/CodeOfConduct/
- Do you need financial assistance to attend? View 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!

You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-cocktails-the-garnish-intro-to-css-tickets-61929350354?aff=meetup

Parking is available in VeriShip's parking garage you can enter from Ward Parkway. Accessible parking is on the 1st floor of the garage with accessible building entry on that same level. Click here for event


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Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM PT's at The Crossroads 310 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

We are going to be working on this Kaggle competition: https://www.kaggle.com/c/petfinder-adoption-prediction

Create an algorithm to predict where the data scientists will be sitting...or just look for all the powerful laptops. Click here for event


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Saturday, August 10, 2019 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, August 10, 2019 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, August 10, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This summer at Hammerspace Workshop we're pleased to offer special limited seating classes to build you own Bartop Arcade! Join us for a day of Retro Gaming, Woodworking, and Painting!

Using a Raspberry Pi and the Retro Pi operating system, these arcades can play any retro arcade game we can find the digital image files from.

Over the course of this class we will build our cabinet from CNC cut parts to match our own retro taste, wire up and program the electronics. Come prepared to get messy.

Build teams are absolutely encouraged! Bring your friend, spouse, parent, or child and build your arcade together!

**Sign up for our optional second day (Sunday, August 11th) to paint and apply vinyl decals to give your new arcade its own personal flare! (Price: $50/machine)

This is an all day class with an optional second day. We will meet from 10 am to 12pm, break for lunch, then reconvene until 4pm. Bring a sack lunch along with you if you like.

Day 1 class includes:
Assembling our cabinets
Wiring the controls and lighting
Setting up the Raspberry Pi and Retro Pi operating system

*Optional $50 Day 2 class includes:
Painting your arcade cabinet
Creating and applying vinyl decals

Suggested age range: age 10 to adult (children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult)

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Monday, August 5, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Plexpod Crossroads 1712 Main St, 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
8:00 - Wrap-up

First Mondays are "Pitch Nights," when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff; third Mondays are "Learn Nights," where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

Location: Plexpod Crossroads (formerly Think Big CoWorking).
Entrance in the alley on the West side of the building.
https://goo.gl/maps/hsBMJdcdEh72

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).

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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Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

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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Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This is the Day 2 session of our weekend Damascus Utility Knife class for those who attended day 1 of the class. You do not need to RSVP for this event since you already RSVP'd for the Saturday part 1 session. This listing is just a reminder for the instructor and his day 1 students.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM Tradewind Energy Inc. 16105 West 113th Street, Suite 105 , Lenexa, KS

Save the date for Thursday August 1st when Kristen Jordan Koenig will have a presentation related to the Kansas Data Access & Support Center (DASC). See you next week!

Use the main entrance with the glass doors near the flag pole on the Northside in between Tradewind and Grantham University. We'll meet on the 2nd floor starting in the Lounge at 6:30. Come grab a bite to eat before we start the presentation at 7pm. Click here for event


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Thursday, August 1, 2019 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 plenty of off-street parking, a kids playroom available for tiny makers, 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, August 1, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Plexpod Westport Commons 300 E 39th St, Kansas City, MO

It's game night for us at Plexpod! Feel free to bring any games you like to play, or just show up and have a good time.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7:30:00 AM eggtc. 5107 Main St, 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!

We are usually in the room to the back left. If that one is for some reason filled we end up in the room to the right immediately when you walk in at the a large set of tables in the middle. See you there! Click here for event


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Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM PT's at The Crossroads 310 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

We are going to be working on this Kaggle competition: https://www.kaggle.com/c/petfinder-adoption-prediction

Create an algorithm to predict where the data scientists will be sitting...or just look for all the powerful laptops. Click here for event


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Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM Parlor 1707 Locust St, Kansas City, MO

For this meeting we are going attempt to stand in the shoes of the designer, then together see the design with the lens using UX. We will be doing a hands on task as designers and have a UX discussion about each design..
*No Experience Required* This is all about UX learning and fun.
The Parlor has a variety of food, drinks and desserts for purchase.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019 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, AUGUST 3RD, NOON-4:00PM. SECOND PART IS ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 4TH, NOON UNTIL YOUR KNIFE IS COMPLETED.**

Learn the art of knife smithing as you 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.

There will be a short intermission on both days, so you are welcome to bring food and drinks with you (break room fridge available).

Age range: 18 and older

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


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Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:30:00 AM Kansas City Public Library: Waldo Branch 201 E 75th St, Kansas City, MO

Are you thinking about getting Certified in Scrum? Will you be making the decision to introduction Agile philosophies at your company? Do you just keep hearing about this thing called "Scrum" and want to find out more? This course is for you!

This hour and a half session will introduce you to the Scrum Framework. You will learn the fundamentals of Scrum including the roles, artifacts, and events. We will also discuss Certification pathways and how Scrum knowledge can be applied within your organizations.

NOTE: This is a non-certified introductory course

Objectives:

Knowledgeable of the origins of Scrum
Understand Scrum roles
Familiar with Scrum events
Know Scrum artifacts
Understand Scrum certifications and other resources

NOTE: There is a fee ($30) for this event, purchase tickets at the link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-scrum-tickets-64807638391

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM C2FO 2020 West 89th Street, Leawood, ks

Description:

If you follow machine learning, you've probably heard of TensorFlow. Originally developed by researchers and engineers working on the Google Brain team for numerical computation using data flow graphs, it has historically been limited to desktop machines and cloud servers. At least, until March of this year!

TensorFlow.js takes what you know and love about TensorFlow and moves it to the browser (and Node.js), allowing you to run, train, and develop ML models anywhere.

In this presentation, we'll cover the basic terminology and concepts TensorFlow is built upon. After we've got our bearings, we'll walk through examples using pre-trained ML models and ultimately develop our own ML model in the browser!

Presenter:

Josh Durham

Josh is on the data team at UnitedMasters, providing music artists with premium distribution services and facilitating unique partnerships between artists and the world's biggest brands. Josh frequently experiments with the intersection of technology and the arts when he isn't climbing, running, or spending time with his wife.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM , ,

For the meetup/mini-conference this quarter we will be giving away a RC Quadcopter/drone with HD camera! Everyone that registers will be automatically entered to win, but must be present to win. The drawing will be held after Brian Chang's presentation.

Agenda:
Networking & Food/Drinks: 3:00 - 3:30p
Speaker One: 3:30 - 4:00p
Speaker Two: 4:00 - 4:30p
Brian Chang: 4:30 - 4:45p
Networking / Social: ?

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

RSVP at Eventbrite ONLY: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

Join us for this special three-group joint meetup with special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED

Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

SPEAKER BIOS

Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

RSVP at Eventbrite ONLY: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

Join us for 2 special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED
Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

SPEAKER BIOS
Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

Join us for 2 special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED
Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

SPEAKER BIOS
Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

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Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870
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Join us for 2 special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED
Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

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Since this is a joint event, RSVPs will be managed on Eventbrite. Don't wait until the day of as we may reach capacity!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870
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SPEAKER BIOS
Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Dragonfly Tea Zone 215 NE Englewood Rd , Kansas City , MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Northwest Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

This month long time users group member and noted author (and all around good dude) Eric Gruber is going to do a talk on basic module development. If you've ever wanted to know how easy it is to develop a custom Drupal module this is the meetup for you! Even if you haven't you'll still have the opportunity to hang out with other Drupalistas, ask a question, or share anything new you've learned recently.

Hope to see everyone there!

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

RSVP at Eventbrite ONLY: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

Join us for this special three-group joint meetup with special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED

Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

SPEAKER BIOS

Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House 101 W 22nd St #300, Kansas City, MO

Featured Topic will be:

P@$$w0rd-less Authentication with FIDO2
by Paul Jones and Don Bui from Cerner Corporation

Please join us at Jack Stack Freight House for the 3rd Quarter Kansas City IAM User Group!

Please note that we will be having this at a different location than usual.

The meeting starts at 3PM. We will have time for networking with your Identity and Access Management peers followed by Paul and Don's presentation.

Thanks to Radiant Logic for sponsoring.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

Join us for 2 special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED
Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

SPEAKER BIOS
Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

Join us for 2 special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED
Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

You MUST sign up on GDGKC Eventbrite to register for this event!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870

SPEAKER BIOS
Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

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Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870
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Join us for 2 special guest speakers, Rob Ocel and Tracy Lee, from This Dot Labs!

INTRODUCING THE PAMSTACK - A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS
We are all too familiar with projects and companies that only seem to be able to support senior developers, but this can get expensive, unsustainable, and your team can begin to look very myopic. Teams begin groupthink, ideas become stale, and it can be difficult to reinvigorate the growing sense of mundane development. It doesn't have to be this way. In fact, creating an inclusive architecture can help development go faster and become more cost effective.

It's not difficult to begin adjusting your sails and beginning to create an architecture that is inclusive in nature to support junior developers, project managers, and designers. No application is too critical, complicated, or obscure to be able to achieve this. We'll talk through frameworks, tools, abstractions, and simple steps that can help you start building inclusively.

We will also talk through how you can build a corresponding culture that allows inclusivity on your team, and why this is so critical to your business. We'll walk through processes you can incorporate, team roles, and how you can build a better template for the future of your business.

RXJS - OPERATOR, WHAT'S YOUR REAL WORLD USE CASE? IMPORTANT OPERATORS IN RXJS EXPLAINED
Are you overthinking RxJS? Overwhelmed by the ~70 operators available to you? Confused by the docs and need someone to explain to you what on earth the differences between all the -maps are? Are you using that operator right? What operator should you actually be using? How do other people use RxJS operators? This talk covers walks through lamens terms definitions and real world use cases for some of the most important operators out there so you can effectively maximize your use of RxJS and get clarity on what RxJS is doing in your application.

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Since this is a joint event, RSVPs will be managed on Eventbrite. Don't wait until the day of as we may reach capacity!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-architecture-rxjs-an-evening-with-this-dot-tickets-62620589870
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SPEAKER BIOS
Tracy is the Co-Founder of This Dot Labs, an consultancy helping teams build front end applications and is focused on changing the ratio in tech. She is also a Google Developer Expert, RxJS Core Team member, a Women Techmakers Lead, and a frequent keynote speaker at conferences. She heads up Community Relations at Node Foundation, is the host of the Modern Web podcast, organizer of This.JavaScript, Contributor Days, Google Developer Group Silicon Valley and Triangle, and RxWorkshop. You can find her on Twitter @ladyleet or at http://thisdot.co/labs.

Rob is a Senior Software Developer at This Dot Labs, a consultancy helping companies build large scale applications. He is a co-host of the Modern Web podcast, the This Dot Labs podcast, and a frequent speaker at local meetups. You can find him on Twitter @robocell or at http://thisdot.co/labs. Rob has a passion for mentoring new developers and finding ways to explain difficult concepts in modern JavaScript development. He has been doing software development for over 10 and is fascinated with front-end frameworks and their power to bring ever more diverse developers into the profession. When not developing, Rob spends time keeping up with his one year old son, is an avid fan of JRPGs, and is obsessed with college basketball.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Dragonfly Tea Zone 215 NE Englewood Rd , Kansas City , MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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