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Women's Javascript Study Group

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  • Zoosk

    989 Market St, San Francisco, CA (map)

    37.782349 -122.409744

  • Our entrance is to the right of the Blick Art Supply Store on Market Street, one block southwest of Powell Street BART and the Westfield Mall. Just go on in (or knock if it's locked), and we'll all gather in the lobby by 6:30.
  • Overview

    We're a group of women who want to learn JavaScript together. We welcome people of all levels, but beginners are especially encouraged. You move at your own pace in this group, so it doesn't matter if you are a fast or slow learner, or if you attend every week.

    We meet every Wednesday, 6:30 - 9pm. Free (non-pizza) dinner included, with gluten-free and vegetarian options.

    Please be punctual - we go upstairs at 6:30pm sharp. We check the lobby once more at 6:45pm for latecomers but if you will be later than 6:45pm, please skip the group. We have to come down from the 6th floor to the lobby to get latecomers, so it's disruptive to dinner and coding to do so.


    Our meetings begin with yummy food catered by our host, Zoosk, and we eat with Zoosk employees (some of whom can answer JS questions!). Afterwards, we have a short discussion or a presentation on a related topic when scheduled, then all hop on our laptops and work on JavaScript tutorials and help each other when we get stuck. Most of us are using, but we welcome other tools. Although the focus is on JavaScript, we also cover closely related topics such as HTML and CSS.

    (The only tools you need to start using JavaScript are a web browser and optionally a simple text editor or code editor.)


    Thanks to Zoosk, our wonderful sponsor, for the food, space, and support.

    Our entrance is to the right of the Blick Art Supply Store on Market Street, one block southwest of Powell Street BART and the Westfield Mall. If you're afraid of the dark, no worries -- we can all walk to BART/Muni together afterwards. Just go on in (or knock if it's locked), and a friendly Zoosker (Beth or Kristin) will meet you in the lobby.


    PS - If you want to come but don't have a laptop, just RSVP with a note and we'll try to find one for you.

    This event is exclusively open to people who identify as female.

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  • Kristin B.

    Our host , Zoosk is hosting an event for Women in Wireless on March 26th at the same time as our normally scheduled group. I'm planning on canceling our group for that night and will let you guys know how to signup for the event if you are interested in attending.

    More info:

    Email me for a free registration code. (I will email all the RSVPs for our group with the code later as well.)

    March 19, 2014

    • Kristin B.

      I will email you and the others who have RSVPed about the Women in Wireless event code Monday.

      March 22, 2014

    • Kristin B.

      Emailed you. Hope you got it. :)

      March 24, 2014

  • Satoko L.


    1 · March 21, 2014

  • noelle

    Hope to make it to this study group soon. i have been using codeacademy to learn JS and sometimes would really be happy to have someone to talk it through

    1 · March 19, 2014


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