• Scrum begins with Done

    Virtual Hold Technology

    Have you heard of Scrum? Want to know more? This month, Simon will cover the basics of Scrum, why Done is so integral and lead a discussion on this. He would like to get a sense where everyone is and for us all to learn and grow from this. Simon will cover the "Definition of Done", empiricism - transparency and how its affects are important to the Development Team Simon is a Principal Consultant at Improving, based out of Richfield, OH. Simon is a Microsoft Certified Solution Master: SharePoint, focusing on many SharePoint areas. He has over 20 years' experience writing applications in many languages new and old. Simon is a PSM I and PSPO I. He is also a volunteer in TEALS, helping to teach high school computer science. He an active Social Coder helping non profits with their development needs and is active participant in the Conscious Capitalism movement.

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  • Test Driven Development: Answering what, why, and how through a guided example

    Test Driven Development (TDD) is a term you may have heard before. You may have asked yourself what is it, why do I want to do it, and how do I do it? Our host, Charles Levesque, will be guiding us through an example to answer these questions. We will also break into pairs to work on an example to get some hands-on experience. Agenda: 6:00 - pizza and salad arrives! 6:20 - presentation begins 7:20 - break into pairs 7:50 - retrospective

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  • Retrospective & Reconnect

    Virtual Hold Technology

    It's a new year and we want to reconnect with everyone, have a retrospective, and come up with some ideas for future meetups. Tonight, come prepared to talk about what works for you, why you come to this meetup, and what changes we might want to make. We will have pizza and salad.

  • Blockchain and Ethereum and you

    Virtual Hold Technology

    Are you interested in application development on the Ethereum blockchain? Join us as we walk through creating an Ethereum-based trading game in the smart contract language Solidity. We'll be going through the browser-based tutorial at https://cryptozombies.io and discussing all of the things we learn along the way. All you need is a laptop with a browser. There's no prior setup necessary. This workshop will be led by Pat Toner. Twitter: @ThePatToner

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  • Hacktoberfest Hack Night

    Virtual Hold Technology

    Hacktoberfest: Give back to open source this October GitHub, DigitalOcean, and Twilio are hosting a month-long celebration of open source software in October. Open five pull requests to open source projects hosted on GitHub during the month of October and get a free t-shirt. Bonus: you get to contribute to open source! Official Hacktoberfest details can be found here (https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/details) - Hacktoberfest is open to everyone in our global community. Whether you’re a seasoned contributor or looking for projects to contribute to for the first time, you’re welcome to participate. - Pull requests can be made in any GitHub-hosted repositories/projects. As long as the project is public and GitHub-hosted, your PRs will count towards your participation - You can sign up anytime between October 1 and October 31. Just be sure to sign up on the official Hacktoberfest website for your PRs to count. We will have pizza!

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  • Hack Night

    Virtual Hold Technology

    We hope everyone is enjoying their summer! Lets get back together to share what everyone has been working on. Come enjoy a night of working on one of your projects or look to work with someone on their project. This is also a good opportunity to get feedback on your projects. We will have pizza and salad to help fuel creativity and collaboration.

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  • Hack Night

    Virtual Hold Technology

    • What we'll do Come enjoy a night of working on one of your projects or look to work with someone on their project. This is also a good opportunity to get feedback on your projects. We will have pizza and salad to help fuel creativity and collaboration. • What to bring • Important to know

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  • March Code Kata

    Virtual Hold Technology

    • What we'll do We will be doing a Code Kata in March, led by member Charles Levesque. We'll get together for a little code pairing with a kata based on the game Bulls and Cows (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulls_and_Cows). Come work in your favorite language or pair with someone to learn a new one. Attendees are welcome to use any language they wish and any development environment they wish. Experimentation is encouraged! We will have pizza and salad before we pair up. • What to bring laptop

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  • February Code Kata

    Virtual Hold Technology

    • What we'll do We will be doing a Code Kata in February, led by Heather Fenton. We'll get together for a little code pairing with the bowling game kata (https://github.com/cyber-dojo/start-points-exercises/blob/master/Bowling_Game/instructions). Come work in your favorite language or pair with someone to learn a new one. Attendees are welcome to use any language they wish and any development environment they wish. Experimentation is encouraged! We will have pizza and salad before we pair up. • What to bring Laptop

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