What we’re about
This community is a breeding ground for lots of cool events involving software engineering. It is open to all people who are passionate about development and strongly believe in mastering the craft of software. Your experience level can be that of a level 1 front end ninja to that of a level 80 embedded software magician. Everybody who believes their craft is something to be proud of and something worth mastering and sharing is welcome to join our ranks.
These are some of the basic principles we believe in as software crafters:
Not only working software, but also well-crafted software <br> Not only responding to change, but also steadily adding value <br> Not only individuals and interactions, but also a community of professionals <br> Not only customer collaboration, but also productive partnerships
This community is fully (programming) language agnostic and will hosts events in whatever (programming) language is relevant for the people joining the event. In the past this has mostly happened in English and Dutch.
Upcoming events (2)See all
- SocratesBE Unconference 2023Hotel & Congres Ter Elst, Edegem, ED
We're proud to announce the 2023 edition of the SoCraTesBE unconference! The conference for software crafters, by software crafters. Join other highly motivated, passionate Software crafters to practice and learn together. While having lots of fun.
Do not register here on meetup, use the registration form on the website:
This year at a new location, with new catering, but the same old traditional formula.
We hope to see you all there!
- SoCraTes Open Space: Kortrijk!Residentie De Kien, Kortrijk
SoCraTes Kortrijk is an open space event where people of all experience levels can come together to discuss topics related to software engineering.
Attendees create the agenda on the evening of the event, making for dynamic and relevant discussions.
It's a valuable opportunity to learn from others, network with like-minded individuals, and grow in your field. Whether you're a seasoned programmer or just starting out, you're most welcome to join us!
Nobody is obliged to suggest a topic or to do public speaking but it's more fun if you do.
How does it work?
⚡ Lightning Talks (maximum 20 minutes - 5 minutes per individual)
The first 15-20 minutes will be devoted to lightning talks (if any). So if you've got a cool demo, some new technology or just something you think the group might find interesting, controversial or just plain funny, bring it along and share with the group!
Don't worry if you've never given a lightning talk before - this is a great opportunity to exercise talking in a friendly environment.
We have a projector you can use.
🛠️ The Agenda - A group effort
We ask people to suggest topics for the discussion. After the topics are suggested, we put up a so-called marketplace for the rest of the evening. They'll be several 30 minute sessions in parallel and everyone can choose which session they want to participate in.
You have full control of what you want to discuss with the group.
Still not clear? Don't worry, you'll see soon enough how it goes!
🍕 Food - Please RSVP!
Sweet Mustard is sponsor of this event and will provide pizza and drinks for all participants. Domino’s Pizzas typically arrive between 18.30 at 18.45.
Thank you so much for keeping your status updated to inform us whether or not you can make it, as we don't want to waste precious food!
If you have special requests concerning your pizza, please let us know up front.
🅿️ Parking (free)
There is a parking lot with a barrier. Ride up and the barrier will open.
🏢 Sweet Mustard - Office
De Kien has three doorways, it’s the one in the middle.
- If the door is open, take the stairs to the first floor and enter the door to the right.
- If the door is not open, there’s a remote doorbell in the entrance hallway and we’ll open the door for you 🙂