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Intro to JavaScript: Build a Virtual Pet
*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: *** Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building your own virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi). With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game, including customizing your pet, feeding them, and keeping track of their health. See an example before you come: this virtual pet was made by an attendee at one of the last events: To get the most out of it, be sure to bring your laptop. How to find us: Workbar - Back Bay is located at 399 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116. The entrance to the venue is located on Bolyston St. Upon entering please check-in to the front desk and they will send you up to the correct floor. Street parking is available around the venue as well as several parking garages. Nearest rail-line stop is Copley which is one block from the venue.

WorkBar Back Bay

399 Boylston St, 6th Floor · Boston, ma

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Come learn to code with us! Everyone from beginners to experienced engineers are welcome.
Want to learn to code but don’t know where to start? This meetup was created to help people in Boston learn to code and gain new skills in web development and data science. Join us weekdays at 6:30pm for free workshops, info sessions, tech talks, and happy hours focused on building new skills and growing your career. Our events are well-suited for both beginners learning to code as well as intermediate developers or data scientists looking to level-up. We're proud to be sponsored by Thinkful Boston (,, the #1 rated coding bootcamp on CourseReport, who contributes a team of experienced mentors and career coaches to help out at events.

Workshops: hands-on, group classes teach everything from full-stack web development to intro concepts in data science. The workshops are taught by Thinkful mentors, each of whom has years of experience teaching people to code.

Tech Talks: led by experts in their field, these are meant to dive deeper into a specific topic. For example, you'll learn about how to build a great portfolio, how to break into the Boston tech scene, and how to market yourself.

Happy Hours: is there a better way to talk about all things Boston tech than over drinks and snacks? Come joins at one of our Boston locations to network, learn, and most importantly have fun.

Info sessions: If you’re interested in learning more about Thinkful’s specific courses, these are the events for you! You’ll learn more about the mentorship program, career services, curriculum, and how job placement works.

For anyone looking to become a web developer or data scientist, check out Thinkful Boston Flexible Web Development (, Full-time Web Development Bootcamp (, or Flexible Data Science Bootcamp (

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