This is a group for Honolulu-based dynamic programming language enthusiasts.

OUDL's main focus is on cooperative learning in tackling interesting programming language topics.  As such, our membership is a mix of both beginner and experienced programmers.  We have also started hosting talks and workshops aimed at helping beginners with specific skills and tools.  Please speak up (on UserVoice), to let us know which topics you're interested in.

All participants are gently encouraged to present some material at some point... perhaps agreeing to do so after a few drinks. The groups goals are to help programmers hone their craft, and make Honolulu a better place for programmers.

"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet."

- James Oppenheim

This group is participatory and run from the ground up.  We *require* your suggestions and votes.  Please take a moment to vote now:

Some of the talks have been video recorded and are available on our YouTube Channel.  Big thanks to Malcolm Mekaru for providing high-quality recording and editing of the talks!

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  • Kyle Oba founded Organization for the Understanding of Dynamic Languages

    on April 11

Organization for the Understanding of Dynamic Languages
Founded Apr 11, 2012

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