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This Meetup Group will focus on the Apache Kafka® technology and its ecosystem, also allowing its members to interact and share their use cases, dos and don’ts, how tos, etc.

We will also hear about the Confluent Platform, Confluent Cloud and topics like Kafka’s Connect API and streaming data pipelines, ksqlDB, Kafka’s Streams API and stream processing, Security, Microservices and anything else related to Apache Kafka®.

If you’re new to Kafka, get a quick intro and then find all the resources you’ll need to continue your development at http://bit.ly/Confluent-Developer-io

We want this to be an active platform for the community, so if you would like to participate by speaking, hosting, etc, please let us know on community@confluent.io

CODE OF CONDUCT: http://bit.ly/Confluent-CoC

The Confluent Community Slack: https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity

Nominate the next Confluent Community Catalysts:

http://bit.ly/Confluent-Community-Catalysts

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Kafkathon 2020: Hacking Event Streams Everywhere

Online Event

Hello Kafkateers! We are super excited to invite you to Kafkathon 2020, August 12-14! Kafkathon 2020 allows participants to learn, build, and teach something new. Participants will compete to solve a challenge and they will have 48 hours to complete it. The Kafkathon will be open to both individuals and representatives of organizations. To effectively provide assistance and mentorship throughout the event, we prefer participants to work in teams (we suggest teams of five people). If you are an individual looking to join a team before the event, please contact the Community Team at [masked]. ****Very Important: To register for this free event, please go to the following link:**** https://kafkathon20.eventbrite.com ---- Challenge Categories: Cloud-native and serverless applications Machine Learning applications Data Engineering Basic toolkit in Kafka Connect and ksqlDB Perform an Interesting Data Analysis Usage of real data sources DevKafkaOps tools and practices Make your own project ----- Agenda (please note: times below are in Eastern Time Zone): August 12 – Day 1 of Hacking 9:30 AM EST Registration Closes / Form Hackathon Teams 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST Kick-off event - Hacking begins! 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST Non-technical Q&A in #Kafkathon 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Presentation video, Developer Advocate 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Office hours in #Kafkathon 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Office hours in #Kafkathon 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST Office hours in #Kafkathon August 13 – Day 2 of Hacking 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM EST Day Two Kick-off Video 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM EST Non-technical Q&A in #Kafkathon 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST Presentation video: Developer Advocate 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Apache Kafka Trivia Game via Zoom 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Office hours in #Kafkathon 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Office hours in #Kafkathon 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST Office hours in #Kafkathon August 14 – Final of Hacking 10:00 AM EST Hacking ends All teams/individuals must submit their projects for judging. August 24 – Award Ceremony 2:00 PM EST Showcase top five projects Announce first, second, and third place winners ----

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