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Want to learn to code but don’t know where to start? This meetup was created to help people in Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/minneapolis/), 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 have 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 Minneapolis tech scene, and how market yourself.

Happy Hours: is there a better way to talk about all things Minneapolis tech than over drinks and snacks? Come joins at one of our Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis Flexible Web Development (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/web-development/flexible/?aff=meetup), Full time Web Development Bootcamp (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/web-development/full-time/?aff=meetup), or Flexible Data Science Bootcamp (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/data-science/flexible/?aff=meetup).

Upcoming events (5+)

Getting Started in Data Science

Impact Hub Minneapolis - St. Paul

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-started-in-data-science-tickets-58129581142?aff=meetup *** What is a Data Scientist? What is Big Data? Wondering if you're qualified to start a career in this field? We'll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We'll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you've mastered the skill set. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Come armed with questions, this is your opportunity to find out everything you need to know about beginning your career in tech. How to find us: Impact Hub Minneapolis The event will be held at Impact Hub Minneapolis located at 817 Fifth Ave S #400, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Impact Hub is located on the 4th floor. There are plenty of affordable pay parking options nearby and free street parking after 6:00pm. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

Free Crash Course | JavaScript Fundamentals

Impact Hub Minneapolis - St. Paul

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-crash-course-javascript-fundamentals-tickets-58129966294?aff=Meetup *** Ever wonder how websites work? How does clicking on this make that happen?? Join us and learn how to make a functioning website using the most popular programming language, JavaScript. JavaScript is the language of the browser, 95% of all websites you’ve ever visited were built with JavaScript. In this interactive workshop, we'll cover everything you need to know to begin your JavaScript journey, including different data types, variables, and functions. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: Impact Hub Minneapolis The event will be held at Impact Hub Minneapolis located at 817 Fifth Ave S #400, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Impact Hub is located on the 4th floor. There are plenty of affordable pay parking options nearby and free street parking after 6:00pm. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

Intro to Data Science: Predict the Box Office

Impact Hub Minneapolis - St. Paul

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-data-science-predict-the-box-office-tickets-58130352449?aff=Meetup *** Can box office sales be predicted? We'll show you how it can be by using Python, as well as introducing core data science concepts and processes. In this practical workshop, you'll use a dataset to build a predictive model to help you predict box office sales. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous knowledge of Data Science is required, though some programming background is helpful What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: Impact Hub Minneapolis The event will be held at Impact Hub Minneapolis located at 817 Fifth Ave S #400, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Impact Hub is located on the 4th floor. There are plenty of affordable pay parking options nearby and free street parking after 6:00pm. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

Intro to HTML/CSS: Build Your Own Website

Impact Hub Minneapolis - St. Paul

***Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-htmlcss-build-your-own-website-tickets-58130662376?aff=meetup *** Curious about coding, but don’t know where to begin? This workshop is the perfect place to start. Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website. In this workshop, you'll learn the key concepts of HTML & CSS, which are the basic “building blocks” of all websites. You'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs, and you’ll leave with your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family. Take a look at a live website created by a previous attendee here! https://ludicrous-mailbox.glitch.me/ Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no previous coding experience needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: Impact Hub Minneapolis The event will be held at Impact Hub Minneapolis located at 817 Fifth Ave S #400, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Impact Hub is located on the 4th floor. There are plenty of affordable pay parking options nearby and free street parking after 6:00pm. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Caitlin ([masked]) Sponsored by Thinkful: This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com.

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Free Crash Course | HTML & CSS

Impact Hub Minneapolis - St. Paul

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