CodeUp Sheffield November 13 2019

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Sheffield Technology Parks

Arundel St · Sheffield

How to find us

On entering Sheffield Technology Parks, please check in at the reception desk (on the right). Wheelchair access is available but there are some limitations. If you require wheelchair access, please contact us in advance.

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Details

CodeUp Sheffield is a mentoring program for adults who would like to learn how to code for free. Once a month we get together to learn from each other, sharpen our skills and enjoy being in a space where everyone is immersed in code!

There are many resources out there that help you to teach yourself to code, but sometimes there is no substitute for the insight and guidance that another person can give. Our group consists of coders with a wide range of experience, and our aim is to facilitate mentoring between more experienced and less experienced coders.

All you have to bring is a laptop and some coding to get on with, such as a project, a book, or some online tutorials. If you are starting completely from scratch, we will try to guide you towards some learning resources. Please try to install any relevant software in advance, but if you need assistance with this, we are happy to help.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, using your full name (to make it easier for reception to check you in on arrival). If you have RSVPed and are subsequently unable to come, please change your RSVP so that someone else can have your place.

If you can't wait until the event to start sharing interesting coding stuff and learning from each other, you can join our Slack workspace at the below link! If you like, you can introduce yourself in the -intros channel.

https://codeupshf-slack.herokuapp.com/

Our website is now live: https://codeupshf.github.io/

And we also have a GitHub organisation: https://github.com/CodeUpSHF

We will be using it to host source code for workshops and collaborative documents for the group. In particular, please take a look at our proposed Code of Conduct (https://github.com/CodeUpSHF/code-of-conduct), which is currently open for discussion (see the repository for details). Please also see our policies document (https://github.com/CodeUpSHF/policies-and-protocols), which has a pull request open with the first few proposed policies (https://github.com/CodeUpSHF/policies-and-protocols/pull/1).

The purpose of this approach is to give everyone the opportunity to have a voice in how the group is run. If you cannot participate in the discussion on GitHub or wish to comment anonymously, please write to the organiser on Meetup or Slack.

Many thanks to Sheffield Technology Parks for providing the venue. Please leave them a review on Google Maps!