What we're about

We host events for and by software developers in Syracuse, NY. Our goal is to gather professional or aspiring devs together in real life to chat, learn from each other, and build out stronger networks.

We'll be organizing a mix of events not tied to any one programming language or framework. If you’re interested in hosting your own event, please reach out to the organizers and we’ll get you set up.

Aside from in-person events, we host a community Slack group. Learn more and sign up at https://syracuse.io/community

Upcoming events (5)

Women in Coding: Caffeinated Code Chat

Online event

This month Nicole is hosting a hybrid in-person & virtual coffee, code, and chat. Find her in the Salt City Market Cafe or on zoom! RSVP for the link.

The Salt City Market is in downtown Syracuse at 484 South Salina Street. The Salt City Market Cafe (and Bar) is on the north end of the market.

Women In Coding usually hosts a monthly meetup on the second Saturday of the month (first Saturday this month!). Each month we'll be teaching and group programming in a different language/topic. Usually no previous coding experience is necessary, although some familiarity with basic HTML and CSS can be helpful.

Big thank you to Hack Upstate for sponsoring our meetups. You can learn more about them at http://hackupstate.com/.

OpenHack: Code together, on anything. 🤓️💻️🤘️

Commonspace Work

# Summer 2021 Update, OpenHack is once again a Real World Meetup 🥳 Thanks to all who attended the remove show-n-tells 🙌

What we'll do
* OpenHack is a casual social coding meetup with a simple purpose: Code together, on anything.

Here’s how OpenHack works:
* You can hack on anything! Any language, framework, public/open-source, personal projects, client work… anything!
* You don’t have to have an idea to hack on, you can come join someone else

* We’ll kick things off with a quick round of introductions, to say who you are, what you’re working on, and if you’d like help with your idea
* Food and drinks will be provided
* Feel free to join us - bring a laptop, a project, and a friend!

We welcome local developers and designers of all skill levels, interests, ages genders, you-name-it to get together to write code or push pixels. We’ll provide good food, good people, and creative energy.

See more at https://syracuse.io/groups/open_hack/

• What to bring
A laptop if you're bringing a project, but not required

Important to know
* Please review our Code of Conduct before attending: https://syracuse.io/code-of-conduct/

Mentor🛳️ Ship: Becoming a Mentor

Online event

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn.” No matter the source of the quote, involvement is a sure way to learn. And that is what mentorship is about. By becoming a mentor to a beginning software developer will teach code, solve problems, and maybe even change a life.

Schedule:
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🕒 - 6:00 - Mentoring 101
🕡 - 6:30 - Q&A + Discussion

Mentoring 101 Topics:
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1. Getting Started with SMART Goals
2. Crafting a program for a trainee
3. Reviewing and renewing a match
4. Your commitment to your trainee
5. Your trainee's commitment to you

About CODES:
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Coalition of Digital Engagements in Syracuse, Inc a 501(c3) non-profit (CODES) is an organization of people who are interested in digital technology for the public good. We are about mentoring, organizing, and investing in people. Whether they are entirely new to the world of digital technology or born-and-raised digital natives, we are here to provide for and support all people. Check out https://www.codesyracuse.org

Comp Sci Book Club (On Hiatus)

Online event

Join us for Comp Sci Book Club! We meet on the third Thursday of every month.

Our first book is The Art of UNIX Programming by Eric S. Raymond. This month we'll be Chapters 4-7 of Part 2: Design.

We will be rotating discussion leaders each month. Let us know if you're interested in hosting a meeting and we'll add you to the schedule.

Join our Comp Sci Book Club on Amazon and suggest books for future Meetups here: http://bit.ly/compscibookclub

Book description: "The Art of UNIX Programming poses the belief that understanding the unwritten UNIX engineering tradition and mastering its design patterns will help programmers of all stripes to become better programmers. This book attempts to capture the engineering wisdom and design philosophy of the UNIX, Linux, and Open Source software development community as it has evolved over the past three decades, and as it is applied today by the most experienced programmers. Eric Raymond offers the next generation of "hackers" the unique opportunity to learn the connection between UNIX philosophy and practice through careful case studies of the very best UNIX/Linux programs."

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