• 1-Year Anniversary Celebration: Appreciation Station Unit Testing Code-Along

    Please RSVP only if you plan to attend the event. We would like to give our sponsor an accurate headcount and space is limited. Mercedes Bernard will be leading this month's event where we'll be having a unit testing and Heroku deployment code-along on an Appreciation Station project that recognizes you and your commitment this past year. We'll learn what a unit test is, how to write them for React, and celebrate everything we've achieved as a community. Then we'll deploy the project via Heroku so we can share what we've achieved with the rest of Chicago! Food will be provided and it won't be pizza 🙃 1871 is wheelchair accessible. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/) This month's event is generously sponsored by Alpha Particle (https://alphaparticle.com/) with food being provided by Tandem (https://madeintandem.com).

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  • Code Review & Pairing

    406 N Aberdeen St

    ★ Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogethermay2019 ★ Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the person you were matched with will have no one to work with. Registration closes Tuesday, May 7. Our Code Review & Pairing events partner people starting their development careers with experienced tech folks to get valuable feedback and pairing time on personal projects in order to improve development skills. More info can be found on the registration form or at https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago You will be matched with a Mentor/Mentee prior to the event (by Friday, May 10). Mentees will provide a link to their code with their registration and Mentors will review the code prior to the event. At the event, you will have the chance to review the code review feedback together and pair program to start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered attendees, but if there are no Mentors/Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time Event agenda - 6:00pm Announcements - 6:10pm Split into pairs - 6:15pm-7:25pm Pairing session - 7:25pm Final announcements If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago

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  • React Workshop: Beyond the Basics

    400 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

    Please RSVP only if you plan to attend the event. We would like to give our sponsor an accurate headcount and space is limited. Aji Slater will be leading this month's event where we will learn more about how to use React in our applications. You've taken a few online tutorials.. they told you what to type and you typed it. You might know about reusable components, state & props, and JSX. What's next? Learn form control patterns, one-way data flow, event handling, component lifecycle, and project setup. This isn't about what React is, but about getting an understanding of how it can be used to build working, real-world applications that make things happen. Food will be provided. Building security requires an advance list of names for who can enter the building and you'll need to show your legal photo ID. If your Meetup profile does not display your full name, please include that with your event registration. The Home Chef space is wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately, Home Chef does not have gender-neutral restrooms. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/)

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  • Code Review & Pairing

    ActiveCampaign

    ★ Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogethermar2019 ★ Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the person you were matched with will have no one to work with. Registration closes Thursday, March 7. Our Code Review & Pairing events partner people starting their development careers with experienced tech folks to get valuable feedback and pairing time on personal projects in order to improve development skills. More info can be found on the registration form or at https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago You will be matched with a Mentor/Mentee prior to the event (by Friday, March 8). Mentees will provide a link to their code with their registration and Mentors will review the code prior to the event. At the event, you will have the chance to review the code review feedback together and pair program to start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered attendees, but if there are no Mentors/Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time Event agenda - 6:00pm Announcements - 6:10pm Split into pairs - 6:15pm-7:25pm Pairing session - 7:25pm Final announcements If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago

  • Code Review & Pairing

    Kenna Security

    ★ Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogetherfeb2019 ★ Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the person you were matched with will have no one to work with. Registration closes Feb 5. Our Code Review & Pairing events partner people starting their development careers with experienced tech folks to get valuable feedback and pairing time on personal projects in order to improve development skills. More info can be found on the registration form or at https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago You will be matched with a Mentor/Mentee 1 week prior to the event. Mentees will provide a link to their code with their registration and Mentors will review the code prior to the event. At the event, you will have the chance to review the code review feedback together and pair program to start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered attendees, but if there are no Mentors/Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time Event agenda - 6:00pm Announcements - 6:10pm Split into pairs - 6:15pm-7:25pm Pairing session - 7:25pm Final announcements Accessibility • Kenna's office is wheelchair accessible. There is an elevator, but it requires a key for use so if you need the elevator, please reach out to the organizer so we can be sure there are no hiccups for you to use it on the day of the event. • Kenna will designate some of their restrooms to be All Gender for our event. • If you have any other accessibility needs, please reach out to the organizer! If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago

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  • Lightning Talks - Your first dev job

    RedShelf

    Please RSVP only if you plan to attend the event. We would like to give our sponsor an accurate headcount and space is limited. Our theme for this month's Lightning Talks is "Your first dev job." The Lightning Talks will be 5-10 minutes. Schedule: 6:00: Sponsor announcements 6:10: Pamela Bergson - I Only Cried in the Bathroom 6:20: Zeke Nierenberg - What should I look for in my first software engineering job? 6:30: Fen Slattery - How to Differentiate Yourself Using Empathy 6:40: 'Tine Zekis - Career Changers and Impostor Syndrome: Leveraging Your Unique Strengths 6:50: Shamyle Ghazali - To Foo or Tofu - How possessing the mindset of bean curd can put you on the path to programming excellence... 7:00: Jess Unrein - Three Things to Learn the Hard Way 7:10: Brittney Braxton - Journaling as a Dev 7:20: Carly Ho - The Other Side of the Table: An Interviewer's Tips for Getting Your First Dev Job Food will be provided. To see how our last lightning talk event went, visit https://devtogether.co/blog/oct-lightning-talks-recap Interested in speaking? Any and all topics relating to the theme are welcome. Any and all experience levels are welcome to speak (we really mean that!) Please fill out the speaker interest form here: http://bit.ly/devtogetherjan2019 Deadline to submit is Monday, December 30. Speakers will be notified on or before December 31. The nature of a 90-minute event means spots will be limited. Talks will be chosen based on how well they relate to the theme of the event as well as trying to balance the variety of content presented among talks. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/)

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  • Code Review & Pairing

    Coding Dojo

    Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogetherdec2018 Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the person you were matched with will have no one to work with. Our Code Review & Pairing events partner people starting their development careers with experienced tech folks to get valuable feedback and pairing time on personal projects in order to improve development skills. More info can be found on the registration form or at https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago You will be matched with a Mentor/Mentee 1 week prior to the event. Mentees will provide a link to their code with their registration and Mentors will review the code prior to the event. At the event, you will have the chance to review the code review feedback together and pair program to start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered attendees, but if there are no Mentors/Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time Event agenda - 6:00pm Announcements - 6:10pm Split into pairs - 6:15pm-7:25pm Pairing session - 7:25pm Final announcements If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago

  • Code Review & Pairing

    Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

    Our Code Review & Pairing events partner people starting their development careers with experienced tech folks to get valuable feedback and pairing time on personal projects in order to improve development skills. Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the person you were matched with will have no one to work with. Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogethernov2018 You will be matched with a Mentor/Mentee 1 week prior to the event. Mentees will provide a link to their code with their registration and Mentors will review the code prior to the event. At the event, you will have the chance to review the code review feedback together and pair program to start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered attendees, but if there are no Mentors/Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time Event agenda - 6:00pm Announcements - 6:10pm Split into pairs - 6:15pm-7:25pm Pairing session - (Suggested) 6:15pm Mentors and Mentees review code review feedback - (Suggested) 6:35pm Mentors and Mentees pair program and start working through suggestions from the code review feedback - 7:25pm Final announcements If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogether.co/chapters/chicago

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  • Lightning Talks - Dev practices: What I wish I was taught

    Please RSVP only if you plan to attend the event. We would like to give our sponsor an accurate headcount and space is limited. Our theme for this month's Lightning Talks is "Dev Practices: What I wish I was taught" The Lightning Talks will be 5-10 minutes. Schedule: 6:00: Sponsor announcements 6:10: Andy Lester - What I wish students were being taught these days 6:20: Aji Slater - Commit Message to the Rescue 6:30: Mina Slater - Error Messages Are Your Friends 6:40: Thomas Wilburn - Accessibility testing in the palm of your hand 6:50: Eleni Chappen - What I wish I learned about React/NPM package management 7:00: Jeremy Hanna - Deploying software 101 7:10: Doug Bell - The Features of Good Documentation 7:20: Mat Biscan - Vim: Never Use a Mouse Again Interested in speaking? Any and all topics relating to the theme are welcome. Any and all experience levels are welcome to speak (we really mean that!) Please fill out the speaker interest form here: https://goo.gl/forms/UHcnImF4S5Gf4nRW2 Food will be provided. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogether.co/code-of-conduct/)

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  • Code Review & Pairing

    RedShelf

    Our Code Review & Pairing events partner people starting their development careers with experienced tech folks to get valuable feedback and pairing time on personal projects in order to improve development skills. Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the person you were matched with will have no one to work with. Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogethersept2018 You will be matched with a Mentor/Mentee 1 week prior to the event. Mentees will provide a link to their code with their registration and Mentors will review the code prior to the event. At the event, you will have the chance to review the code review feedback together and pair program to start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogetherchi.com/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered attendees, but if there are no Mentors/Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time Event agenda - 6:00pm Announcements - 6:10pm Split into pairs - 6:15pm-7:25pm Pairing session - (Suggested) 6:15pm Mentors and Mentees review code review feedback - (Suggested) 6:35pm Mentors and Mentees pair program and start working through suggestions from the code review feedback - 7:25pm Final announcements If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogetherchi.com

  • Mentors: Code Review & Pairing

    Sittercity

    This event is for ** Mentors ** Please register only if you are available to be in-person at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, the Mentee you were matched with will have no one to work with. Register using this form: http://bit.ly/devtogetheraugmentor This event will provide guided support and coaching for both Mentors and Mentees and 1 hour for code review feedback, pairing, troubleshooting. A Mentor will code review a Mentee's code prior to the event and the two will pair at the event to review the feedback and start working through some of the suggestions. As always, all attendees are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct (https://devtogetherchi.com/code-of-conduct/) * Please note that we will make every effort to match all registered Mentors, but if there are no Mentees available in the language or framework you submitted, then we may not be able to accommodate you this time If you would like to be the first to receive event announcements or helpful information for our events, please subscribe to our email list: https://devtogetherchi.com/for-mentors/