What we're about

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 Seattle 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 Seattle (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/seattle/), 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 Seattle tech scene, and how market yourself.

Happy Hours: is there a better way to talk about all things Seattle tech than over drinks and snacks? Come joins at one of our Seattle 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 NYC

Flexible Web Development (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/web-development/flexible/?aff=meetup)

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Full-time Web Development Bootcamp (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/web-development/full-time/?aff=meetup)

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Flexible Data Science Bootcamp (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/data-science/flexible/?aff=meetup)

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Upcoming events (5+)

Thinkful Webinar | Getting Started in Data Science

Online Webinar

***Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-webinar-getting-started-in-data-science-tickets-55413133173?aff=Meetup *** Data Science has been called everything from the “Best Job in America” to “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” Attend our intro to the most in-demand field in tech and learn what “becoming a data scientist” can mean for you. We'll start by walking through the ways data scientists impact companies. Next, we'll dive deep into the day-to-day of a data scientist, broken down by the 4 main types: Researchers, AI or automation gurus, statisticians, and super analysts. By the end, you'll know what data scientists are, why the job is so in-demand, and how you can get hired in the field. ***Once you register on Eventbrite, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to the webinar.***

APIs: CRUD, REST, and Other Buzzwords

The Pioneer Collective

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apis-crud-rest-and-other-buzzwords-tickets-54563061586?aff=Meetup *** Curious about API’s but intimidated by all the jargon? During this workshop, we will demystify these powerful tools and you will even build your first API by the time you leave! Suggested Experience Level: Intermediate - some programming knowledge will be helpful What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: Pioneer Collective The event will be held at the Pioneer Collective located at 100 S King St #100, Seattle, WA 98104. Upon entering the space, the meeting room will be directly in front of you in the far back. Street parking is available and there is a parking lot 1 block away on Occidental Ave S. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Stephanie ([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.

Getting Started in Data Science

The Pioneer Collective

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-started-in-data-science-tickets-54563116751?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: Pioneer Collective The event will be held at the Pioneer Collective located at 100 S King St #100, Seattle, WA 98104. Upon entering the space, the meeting room will be directly in front of you in the far back. Street parking is available and there is a parking lot 1 block away on Occidental Ave S. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Stephanie ([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.

Git & Github: Your Coding Safety Net

The Pioneer Collective

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/git-github-your-coding-safety-net-tickets-54563225075?aff=Meetup *** Ever said something you wish you could take back? Well, Git is your coding time machine. Mistakes in your code are inevitable. Join us to learn how Git allows you to roll back to when our code was still working and avoid making the same mistake twice. It is truly your coding safety net. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - some coding experience will be helpful What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: Pioneer Collective The event will be held at the Pioneer Collective located at 100 S King St #100, Seattle, WA 98104. Upon entering the space, the meeting room will be directly in front of you in the far back. Street parking is available and there is a parking lot 1 block away on Occidental Ave S. If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Stephanie ([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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