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

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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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Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Online event

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Data Science and Data Analytics aren't just buzzwords. They are currently two of the hottest and most in-demand professions. Wondering which one best suits you? Join us as we break down the specifics of each, and help you determine which one is your ideal next career choice.

We'll start by going over the differences between the two careers. Then, we'll walk you through how to get the skills to be successful in each, and discuss the different jobs that will be available to you once you've acquired those skills.

What you'll learn:
- Why data skills are in such high demand
- What data analysts and data scientists do every day
- Which career could be a better fit for you
- And so much more...

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 ivy@thinkful.com.

Sponsored by Thinkful:

This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry.

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Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 9:00:00 AM Online event

Let's talk about what we'd like to discuss and who might be free and when. Plus, it would be good to hear the plans for distribution and/or collection of candy this Halloween.

As ever, we may well discuss some of the current social/global concerns around the world. :)

If you are not currently signed up with Operation Code, please visit https://operationcode.org/join and join (it's free). Once you have joined, you will have access to the Slack channel.

Join the meeting on your computer or mobile app, click this link:

https://meet.google.com/eyu-uotw-ayq

Join by phone
‪(US) +1 915-308-2945‬ PIN: ‪346 438 533‬#

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Monday, November 2, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

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UX case studies form the core content of a UX professional's portfolio. They are essential to getting you hired because case studies are a window to your professional practice — they show how you think, adapt, cooperate, and ultimately solve challenges. What does a good case study look like? And how should you build them to make your portfolio shine?

A great UX case study tells a story about you and like all the best stories, case studies benefit tremendously from a solid structure that guides the reader through your thinking and experience. Join us for this webinar as we discuss how to create impactful case studies with the right structure that will help your portfolio stand out from the rest.

What you will learn:
- What is a Case Study?
- How case studies are essential to your portfolio
- Anatomy of the Case Study
- The seven questions every case study should answer

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 2, 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
########

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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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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Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

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Are you looking for a better way to present your findings beyond Excel or Powerpoint? Tableau is used by companies of all sizes to visualize their data, and it's an essential tool to have in your analysis toolkit.

Join us for an interactive workshop as we explore the typical workflow of a data analyst and the role that Tableau plays within it. We'll get our hands on some actual Tableau examples, and you'll leave here having created several unique visualizations from scratch. To get the most out of this workshop, make sure you have downloaded the free version of Tableau, called Tableau Public, available here. https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/download

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Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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, October 29, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

From now through October 23rd, 2020, send your portfolio (or a link to it) to shane@olivus.design. We'll connect you with a veteran as close to your expertise as we can for a private review and recommendations.

We'll come together by Zoom on the 29th for a happy hour and mingle.

Step 1) RSVP and get a Zoom link for a happy hour and mingle on October 29th.
Step 2) Send your portfolio or a link to it to shane@olivus.design.
Step 3) We'll connect you with a veteran who'll review your portfolio, answer questions, and offer some suggestions to help you stand out.
Step 4) Grab a drink and join us on Zoom on October 29th.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 1:00:00 PM Online event

Looking to understand core concepts of cybersecurity? Join us for an overview of one of these pillars: Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI).

Threat intelligence, knowledge that allows analysts and engineers to target their security efforts, plays a crucial role in the world of cybersecurity. With threat intelligence, knowledge is power.

Sayyed, one of Flatiron School's Online Cybersecurity Analytics cohort leads, will guide us through this workshop, covering:

+ What is Cyber Threat Intelligence? Plus, examples of recent cyberattacks and how CTI adds value

+ The Threat Intelligence Lifecycle, including CTI tools, techniques and procedures

+ How CTI skills apply to various cyber security teams, including SOC, incident response & digital forensics, vulnerability management, and many others

+ CTI Analytics Frameworks, like Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model, and MITRE ATT&CK

This event is beginner-friendly, so no prior cybersecurity experience is required to attend. We'll reserve time at the end to answer your questions – about both CTI and navigating a career in cybersecurity.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00:00 AM Online event

Join us on live on October 29th @12pm ET:
Join us for an interactive discussion between leaders and community members on today's most relevant topics impacting people, organizations, and industries across the globe. We welcome an exclusive panel of industry and domain experts who will provide insight into how they are approaching these topics and also help address your most pressing questions.

Episode #14 The Future of the Internet of Things (IoT)
Internet-of-things (IoT) solutions transform many aspects of the enterprise, including differentiating product design, enhancing operational processes, and enabling new business models. Join our panel of industry leaders to hear about their key predictions for IoT in 2021 — driven by new technologies, networks, and business models — and assess the impact these will have on our businesses.

-Learn about our key predictions for IoT in 2021.
-Consider the implications of 5G, smart displays, new business models, and security on your IoT deployments.
-Discuss ways in which this market is changing, and get early indications of the trends to watch.

In addition, our panelists will address questions by our attendees during the session.

Our Panelists:
-Dan Mo| Director of T-Mobile Program at Syniverse
-Daniel Herb | VP of Products at Vapor IO
-Amit Dangare | Director of Data Science at Novelis

Your Host:
-Dhwani Rao | Solutions Consultant at Pandera

Agenda:
-Panelists introduction
-Panelists discussion
-Open Q & A with the audience

Community Connect is brought to you by:
Pandera
TAB | Tech and Beer

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Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/2H6ZNuJ ***

SQL (Structured Query Language) is the most popular language for data scientists and analysts. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn to extract and analyze data stored in databases.

Companies store their data in a database, and SQL is a common database query language that helps you to build your database, retrieve the data, and work with that data in a structured manner.

In this course, you'll learn to extract and analyze data stored in databases. You'll first learn to extract data and work with simple queries to pull specific data you need for your analysis. Join us for a fun interactive workshop that will get you on your way to using SQL.

What you will learn:
- What is SQL?
- Managing an SQL Database
- SQL statements like SELECT and WHERE
- And so much more...

****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.****

Sponsored by Thinkful:
Thinkful is a tech bootcamp equipping people with the education and network to launch new careers and take their place in the world's next workforce. Every course comes with a personal mentor who's experienced in the field, as well as career coaches and an academic success manager.

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Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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, November 5, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Virtual Meetup

Please register to attend this live, virtual event: https://www.tibco.com/events/tibco-labs-quarterly-webinar-2

Project AIR™ by TIBCO LABS™

Join this live, interactive presentation to learn more about Project AIR™, and how you can register and interact with IoT Device Farm to process derived data anywhere that is needed and store the data as needed to analyze and address a large number of analytical use cases extending any layer of its architecture as needed.

Connect your IoT Device Farm and take action in TIBCO's connected intelligence cloud.

Speaker: Miguel Torres, Principal Architect, OOCTO, TIBCO Software

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Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 7:30:00 AM Online event

We're back for another rendition of KC Remotetable!

KC Roundtable is KC's premiere breakfast group for 20 to 30-something entrepreneurs. Make your breakfast and coffee at home prior to 7:30 AM and hop on to understand how everyone is dealing with the various restrictions, remote work, and essential work, during this pandemic.

We can discuss the usual: Recent wins, struggles, and what resources are out there in the world.

Our mission is to:
- Focus on relationship building; not lead generating
- Facilitate collaboration, openness, transparency, learning and teaching
- Establish an entrepreneurial network
- Fill the void of not having the water cooler

...

Your KC Roundtable organizers are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: KC Roundtable [Virtual Breakfast] Meetup for 20 to 30-something entrepreneurs
Time: November 5th, 2020 - 07:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89604820380

Meeting ID: 896 0482 0380
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,89604820380# US (Houston)

Keep up your social distancing. Stay happy, stay healthy! #StayHomeKC

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Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://bit.ly/32hBvWm ***

Data Science and Data Analytics aren't just buzzwords. They are currently two of the hottest and most in-demand professions. Wondering which one best suits you? Join us as we break down the specifics of each, and help you determine which one is your ideal next career choice.

We'll start by going over the differences between the two careers. Then, we'll walk you through how to get the skills to be successful in each, and discuss the different jobs that will be available to you once you've acquired those skills.

What you'll learn:
- Why data skills are in such high demand
- What data analysts and data scientists do every day
- Which career could be a better fit for you
- And so much more...

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 ivy@thinkful.com.

Sponsored by Thinkful:

This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

Come, if you dare, to the KC AR/VR Virtual Halloween Event. Jeff and Andrew will be sharing tricks and treats including:

* How to build you own worlds to hold events - including weighing tools and how to think through both presenter and audience experiences
* Virtual trick or treating
* Spooky Avatar Halloween Costume Contest

More details coming soon!

***** 10/21/20 Update *******

***** 10/21/20 Update *******

Hope you are getting ready for some tricks and treats! We'll have options for people joining with or Without VR hardware and joining from the browser.

Supported headsets:
Rift, Quest, Vive

You can also join VR via your PC (not Mac, unfortunately - but you can still **see the stream from the Discord**!)

If you're going to join VR. Setting up a couple things ahead of time will make joining the worlds a breeze.

1) Set up a Steam Account
2) Download VR Chat for your device
3) Get in and make sure you can join a VR Chat world. You can go ahead and pick an avatar if you want to participate in the 'Spooky Avatar Halloween Costume Contest.'

If you have any questions or challenges, hit us up in the KC AR/VR Discord Channel!

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 5:00:00 PM Online event

Join Flatiron School as we investigate the algorithm, data science, and machine learning behind how music platforms curate their recommendations.

In this session, our Data Science instructor will walk you through how algorithmic music recommendations work to introduce your next favorite song — and how you can learn the skills needed to develop your very own algorithms.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM Online event

For whatever reason, I decided to go absurdly deep with javascript generators. Really Really deep. I've even created my own micro-library. In this talk we walk throught he concept of generators, how it relates to asynchronous programming, co-routines, and then demo the weird, thought-provoking, and useful(?) patterns enabled by a library like gimgen.

About George Mauer:

I am a software developer, speaker, teacher, writer, and comedian with an interest in the various techniques that can make software simple, extensible, and communicative. I have worked in software consulting in all sorts of positions for over a decade. I am currently CTO at the Operation Spark code school in New Orleans. I mentor with Operation Code (unrelated), write, teach, and speak regularly on Javascript, C#, testing, interviewing, etc at conferences, usergroups, and to my cat (singular - the other one won't listen to me).

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 10:00:00 AM Online event

JavaScript Marathon is a full day of free, online courses covering various tech topics. This month's marathon features trainings on React, Typescript, GraphQL, and more. Come learn about some of the leading web development technologies, and concepts!

Schedule:

10:00am - 11:00am CDT
"React Hooks 201", Kyle Hill
It might have taken a little while, but: have you mastered the use of useState, and maybe even (mostly) understand what useEffect is doing at this point? Cool. Let's level up our React Hooks skills further by diving into some of the other tools in our box. We'll leverage useContext and useReducer to create an easy to implement interaction and data flow that scales along with your application and your team.

11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
"Getting Started with Eleventy", Kyle Mitofsky
Eleventy is a JavaScript based Static Site Generator (SSG) that's designed around performance, accessibility, and simplicity. Take your first steps to build out front end designs, websites, and content with this walk through that'll get you set up on your first eleventy site. Learn some of the basics with some patterns and best practices as well.

1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
"TypeScript for Beginners", Dacey Nolan
During this introduction to TypeScript, we will cover what TypeScript is, what benefits it provides, and how you can use it in your projects. Code with me or just follow along as we dive into each of the types and learn how to use them.

2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
"Automating GraphQL Client Code Generation", Kevin Wolf
In this talk, we will learn how to streamline Front End Development by generating type-safe GraphQL Operations for Apollo Client.

4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
"Building GraphQL Resolvers", Josh Oppenheim
Have you ever wanted to know how graphql resolvers work or why we use them? In this training we will talk about the philosophy behind resolvers and how they fit in the greater GraphQL flow. We will take a look at how the graphql-js library implements them and we will write some of our own. We will discuss some possible requests from consumers and write resolvers to accommodate the needs presented.

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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 6:00:00 PM Online event

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

If you are interested in speaking or would like to suggest a future topic please suggest one: (http://www.meetup.com/kcphpug/suggestion/)

All Developers and Non-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, Laminas, Laravel, 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.

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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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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE WITH DISCORD: https://discord.gg/wmFHB7y

Open to anyone in the area who is interested in developing video games. In order to have a little structure, we'll try to do a couple things each week:

Introduce new members. What have you worked on, game related or not? What do you want to work on next?

Discuss this week's conversation starter. Some article, video or game that we can dig into a little.

Members can present any games they're working on, for feedback or just to brag.

Of course, it's all very informal. The main goal is interesting conversation(s) about our passion.

Looking forward to it!

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join us for monthly meetup where we practice coaching skills and tools, debrief challenges in a safe environment. We'll spend the first 30 minutes networking. The official "work" will start at 6:30.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Join us for monthly meetup where we practice coaching skills and tools, debrief challenges in a safe environment. We'll spend the first 30 minutes networking. The official "work" will start at 6:30.

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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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