• Firebase Push Notifications and Open Data Day chat

    Happy Chinese New Year to those celebrating! This month let's talk Firebase Push Notifications and also about Open Data Day 2019! πŸŽ‰ The main talk of the evening will be about Firebase Push Notifications. Firebase https://firebase.google.com/ is platform that provides several services to make app development much simpler and the focus of this talk will be more about Push Notifications via their Cloud Messaging feature https://firebase.google.com/docs/cloud-messaging/ (will focus on desktop use but Firebase Cloud Messaging / FCM is also used for mobile push notifications) Also as Open Data Day is coming next month on 2nd March https://opendataday.org/ it would be great to discuss possible projects to work on or even things people would be interested to learn about πŸ˜ƒ In the past year I created http://thewheat.github.io/data.gov.bn-data based on data from data.gov.bn and am curious to see what can be worked on this year! Agenda ----------- [6:15] Mingle or get some food from Kontena Park [6:30] Intro [6:35] Firebase Push Messaging - Firebase intro - Firebase Cloud Messaging intro - The Setup Needed - Sample Code and App demo [7:15] I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites βš’ [7:30] Open floor discussion πŸ—£ and coding the night away πŸ’» The "I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites" session is a place for anybody to - share about things they have built - or a place to chat about websites that could use fixing (See more details here: https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/10/16/brunei-car-prices-and-fixbruneiwebsites/ and a [recent write up](https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/12/01/fixbruneiwebsites-telbrus-horizontally-scrolling-website/) which seems to have been fixed on their site! πŸŽ‰ ) Note: If you're interesting to present a topic just let me know via DM / Twitter: @thewheat Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Ground Floor at iCentre Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have some light snacks available but feel free to order some food from Kontena park or Bello opposite at the D&T building Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

  • Chat / Code / Chill 2019

    Mr Baker's Bakeshop

    A couple of last minute things came up and we may not be able to have a BGM later in the month so best have another free and easy evening to hang out / chat / code πŸ˜€ Agenda ----------- None! Free and easy so you can drop by and say "hi" or just sit down, relax and chat Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Mr Baker's Bakeshop @ Mabohai Shopping Complex If it gets too crowded, we'll move over to Starbucks on the same floor I'll be the guy with this laptop full of stickers http://bit.ly/bgm-laptop Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Chat / Code / Chill

    Starbucks, Beribi

    A last minute meet up but thought it would be great to just give an opportunity to hang out / chat / code before the year ends πŸ™‚ There is no agenda so feel free to drop by to chat πŸ—£ or code πŸ’» or just chill out! 😎 Wishing everybody a happy new year to come and happy holidays! Agenda ----------- None! Free and easy so you can drop by and say "hi" or just sit down, relax and chat Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Starbucks Beribi Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Hour of Code, APIs and Hack Night

    iCentre

    It's the final month of the year and let's have a night of chatter and code! Last week was the Hour of Code https://hourofcode.com so anybody wanting to learn to code is more than welcome to come and ask questions or if you want to go through any Hour of Code exercises we'll be available to help guide you through and help you learn! If you're wanting to go through any other code tutorials that's great too πŸ™‚ I may look into Tensorflow https://www.tensorflow.org/tutorials/ following on from Devfest last month https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Brunei-Darussalam-Women-Techmakers-Brunei/events/255414669/ This month we'll talk about APIs which pair very well with webhooks that was discussed at last month's meetup https://www.meetup.com/BruneiGeekMeet/events/256483574/ to help you create custom functionality to help you build services and features into existing systems or even have it as a backend to a custom made interface! The rest of the night will be available for chatter πŸ—£ and code πŸ’» Hope to see you all there! Note: If you're interesting to present a topic just let me know via DM / Twitter: @thewheat Agenda ----------- [6:15] Mingle or get some food from Kontena Park [6:30] Intro [6:35] APIs: interacting with 3rd party services to build custom applications! Covering things like - version managers - API authentication - making your own APIs from existing systems that don't provide them [6:55] I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites βš’ [7:10] Open floor discussion πŸ—£ and coding the night away πŸ’» The "I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites" session is a place for anybody to - share about things they have built (if anybody attended Brunei Hacks, would love to hear of any experiences https://www.instagram.com/brunei.hacks/ : I was there for only Friday night so I can share a couple of thoughts) - or a place to chat about websites that could use fixing (See more details here: https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/10/16/brunei-car-prices-and-fixbruneiwebsites/ and a [recent write up](https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/12/01/fixbruneiwebsites-telbrus-horizontally-scrolling-website/) which seems to have been fixed on their site! πŸŽ‰ ) Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Ground Floor at iCentre Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have some light snacks available but feel free to order some food from Kontena park or Bello opposite at the D&T building Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Webhooking around

    iCentre

    Happy November everybody! A night of talks and webhooks. We have a spot over at iCentre and if you haven't checked out their recent renovation works it is now quite a cosy area! Agenda ----------- [6:15] Mingle or get some food from Kontena Park [6:30] Intro [6:35] Webhooks: automate your life and work (and possibly even build a business from them?) 🌎🎣 [7:00] I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites βš’ [7:20] Open floor discussion πŸ—£ The "I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites" session is a place for anybody to - share about things they have built - or a place to chat about websites that could use fixing (See more details here: https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/10/16/brunei-car-prices-and-fixbruneiwebsites/ ) Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Ground Floor at iCentre Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have some snacks available but feel free to order some food from Kontena park or Bello opposite at the D&T building Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Hacktoberfest Open Hack Night: Celebrating Open Source and Giving Back

    It's Hacktoberfest 2018 so let's get together and celebrate open source over food, drinks, learning, and great company! What's Hacktoberfest? -------------------------------- Hacktoberfest β€” brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with GitHub and Twilio β€” is a month-long celebration of open source software. Maintainers are invited to guide would-be contributors towards issues that will help move the project forward, and contributors get the opportunity to give back to both projects they like, and ones they've just discovered. No contribution is too smallβ€”bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways of participating. πŸ™Œ Hacktoberfest is virtual and open to participants from around the globe. Sign up to participate today https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/ πŸ“πŸ˜ƒ If you open up five pull requests between October 1 and October 31, you'll win a free, limited edition Hacktoberfest T-shirt Agenda ----------- [6:15 - 6:20] Intro and brief overview of Hacktoberfest [6:20 - 6:40] How to use Github and making a Pull Request βš’ [6:40 - 8:00] Get coding or chatting πŸ’» πŸ—£ Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background Please read our Events Code of Conduct (http://do.co/hacktoberconduct) before attending. Happy hacking! How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ 3rd floor Workshop Auditorium D & T Building (opposite iCentre), Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have light snacks available Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘

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  • Sungkai, eat, chat and hack

    The Coffee Habit / The Healthy Habit

    Happy Ramadhan to all! With this long weekend hope that things are nice and chill so come and chat or work on a project. Location this month: The Healthy Habit / The Coffee Habit (upstairs) There will be 3 free coffees up for grabs! Will have an app generate a random yes/no so just press and see if you get it πŸ˜‰ Details ---------- This meetup is open to anybody of any technical background and is free. For those wondering about the hack night / session it serves as a place to: β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰ Past Projects ------------------ β€’ Brunei Ramadhan Buffets list http://puasa.bruneigeekmeet.com/ β€’ Brunei Times Unofficial Archive https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-times-archive/ β€’ Brunei Petrol Station map: https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-map-petrol/ β€’ Telegram bot: http://telegram.me/apibn_bot β€’ Bus mapping: http://bus.bruneigeekmeet.com/ Not able to join us physically? ------------------------------------------ β€’ Join the Brunei Geek Meet Slack community https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com (https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com/) β€’ If you need access to the Slack channel try getting an automated invite via http://slack.bruneigeekmeet.com/ otherwise ping Tim with your email (due to the way Slack works, your email will be seen by everybody in the community, thus utilise an email that you are happy people to know)

  • Let's get jamming on Google Code Jam

    Starbucks, Mabohai Shopping Complex

    It is Google's yearly Code Jam https://code.google.com/codejam/ qualifiers this weekend! Code Jam is competition for solving several rounds of algorithmic puzzles with several online rounds and the finals being held in Canada this year. So thought it would be great to kick things off with a get-together where you can participate in it or just hang out! Just bring your laptop if you're wanting to participate ⌨️ otherwise just bring yourself and have a cuppa β˜•οΈ! Qualifying rounds starts Friday, April 6,[masked]:00 UTC and ends Sunday, April 8,[masked]:00 UTC About Code Jam https://code.google.com/codejam/about Register https://codejam.withgoogle.com/2018/ Practise with past Code Jam questions https://code.google.com/codejam/past-contests

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  • A Healthy/Coffee Habit Hack Night

    The Coffee Habit / The Healthy Habit

    Hello wonderful people! September is wrapping up so hope you have time to wrap up some code / projects. Do come and work on any of your projects that you're keen to work on or just to hang out and chat about life! Location this month: The Healthy Habit / The Coffe Habit (upstairs) After a failed attempt at open burning mapping last hacknight (spent most of the time fixing my Telegram bot), I may have a do-over but also looking into web automation for screenshots using Selenium and headless Chrome Details This meetup is open to anybody of any technical background and is free. For those wondering about the hack night / session it serves as a place to: β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰ Past Projects β€’ Brunei Ramadhan Buffets list http://puasa.bruneigeekmeet.com/ β€’ Brunei Times Unofficial Archive https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-times-archive/ β€’ Brunei Petrol Station map: https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-map-petrol/ β€’ Telegram bot: http://telegram.me/apibn_bot β€’ Bus mapping: http://bus.bruneigeekmeet.com/ Not able to join us physically? β€’ Join the Brunei Geek Meet Slack community https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com (https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com/) β€’ If you need access to the Slack channel try getting an automated invite via http://slack.bruneigeekmeet.com/ otherwise ping Tim with your email (due to the way Slack works, your email will be seen by everybody in the community, thus utilise an email that you are happy people to know)

  • Hack Night: the WorkSpace edition

    The WorkSpace

    Hello people! We're back with another hack night πŸ˜€ After more experiences of running into open burning in different places in Brunei, I'll be looking into a way to record and report occurrences in Brunei. Do come and work on any of your projects that you're keen to work on or just to hang out! Location this month: The WorkSpace in the Airport Mall https://www.facebook.com/The-WorkSpace-Brunei-1793753887581458/ https://www.instagram.com/theworkspace.brunei/ Details This meetup is open to anybody of any technical background and is free. For those wondering about the hack night / session it serves as a place to: β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰ Past Projects β€’ Brunei Ramadhan Buffets list http://puasa.bruneigeekmeet.com/ β€’ Brunei Times Unofficial Archive https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-times-archive/ β€’ Brunei Petrol Station map: https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-map-petrol/ β€’ Telegram bot: http://telegram.me/apibn_bot β€’ Bus mapping: http://bus.bruneigeekmeet.com/ Not able to join us physically? β€’ Join the Brunei Geek Meet Slack community https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com (https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com/) β€’ If you need access to the Slack channel try getting an automated invite via http://slack.bruneigeekmeet.com/ otherwise ping Tim with your email (due to the way Slack works, your email will be seen by everybody in the community, thus utilise an email that you are happy people to know)

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