What we're about

Google Developer Group Halifax (GDG Halifax) is for you if you answer yes to one of the following:
Are you interested in open technologies? May be you're in love with open standards & open source? Or may be you're a tech nerd?

That's our common interest here where we join together under Google's umbrella to discuss, share, collaborate and innovate in tech fields. In fact that's Google's own soul!

Disclaimer: GDG Halifax is an independent group; our activities and the opinions expressed on this page should in no way be linked to Google, the corporation.

Please take the time to read our code of conduct (http://gdghalifax.ca/code-of-conduct).

Upcoming events (1)

Cloud Study Jam

ShiftKey Labs

Please make sure to read our Code of Conduct as you are agreeing to follow it by attending this event http://gdghalifax.ca/code-of-conduct ====#### Bring your Laptop ####==== Bring a laptop and charger (PC, Mac or Chromebook)! The labs will run on all of the latest versions of popular browsers. For the best experience, make sure your laptop has Firefox or Chrome installed. Don’t forget your charger. ====#### Bring your Laptop ####==== 🛑 You only need to get your tickets from Eventbrite, you do not have to sign up on this meetup page for the event. 🛑 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cloud-study-jam-tickets-73534954027 How to find the venue: * Navigate with Google maps to ShiftKey labs - 6050 University Ave · Halifax, NS * Go up to the fourth floor via elevator * Exit the elevator and go left * First door on the right A Study Jam is a collective learning program combining practical developer experience with Google Cloud expertise. Like-minded developers come together to hone their skills and further their cloud knowledge through interactive classrooms and hands-on labs. With 800 Study Jams held through Google Developer Groups around the world, attendees will be joining a global community of eager-to-learn professionals. Join a community of like-minded developers and explore the latest Google Cloud technologies as a team. Join us for our upcoming Cloud Study Jam and get hands-on experience with Machine Learning. After the Study Jam, you’ll receive 30-days free access to the entire Qwiklabs catalogue, so you can keep developing your skills at home. Complete all of the labs in the session’s quest, and you’ll earn an additional free month of access to Qwiklabs as well as a badge for your online profile. Attendees will receive free access to hands-on labs via Qwiklabs, which mirrors a real-life working environment. This season, we’re offering the Machine Learning category! After the session, attendees can keep taking labs to earn Google Cloud badges. Continue to grow your community by holding another session and collaborating online. Benefits: * Free access to Qwiklabs hands-on labs, a $55+ value * Earn Google Cloud badges to show your skills and expertise * No need to register with a credit card * Win prizes as you progress through the labs! special prizes to participants who will complete their quests! * Receive 30-days free access to the entire Qwiklabs catalogue, so you can keep developing your skills at home. Can be extended 30 more for free (Terms apply). Agenda (Subject to change): 11:00 AM : Registration (30 Min) 11:30 AM : Intro to GDG / Cloud Study Jam (10 Min) 11:40 AM : WTM Session (10 Min) 11:50 AM : Shift Key Labs (10 Min) 12:00 PM : Free Access to QwikLabs (30 Min) 12:30 PM : Lunch (30 Min) 01:00 PM : Cloud ML Engine: Qwik Start (1 hour) 02:00 PM : Break (15 Min) 02:15 PM : Google Cloud Speech API: Qwik Start (30 Min) 02:45 PM : Break (15 Min) 03:00 PM : Cloud Natural Language API: Qwik Start (40 Min) 03:40 PM : Break (20 Min) 04:00 PM : Entity and Sentiment Analysis with the Natural Language API (40 Min) 04:40 PM : Break (20 Min) 05:00 PM : Speech to Text Transcription with the Cloud Speech API (30 Min Lab Time) 05:30 PM : Celebration and Prize announcements How to find the venue: * Navigate with Google maps to ShiftKey labs - 6050 University Ave · Halifax, NS * Go up to the fourth floor via elevator * Exit the elevator and go left * First door on the right 🛑 You only need to get your tickets from Eventbrite, you do not have to sign up on this meetup page for the event. 🛑 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cloud-study-jam-tickets-73534954027 ====#### Bring your Laptop ####==== Bring a laptop and charger (PC, Mac or Chromebook)! The labs will run on all of the latest versions of popular browsers. For the best experience, make sure your laptop has Firefox or Chrome installed. Don’t forget your charger. ====#### Bring your Laptop ####====

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DevFest Halifax 2019

ShiftKey Labs

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