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Welcome to the Tech Talent South Atlanta Meetup group!

Here you can find information about Tech Talent South's community events and information on how Tech Talent South is empowering you to do something BIG!

Each Tech Talent South meetup gives attendees the opportunity to network and connect with other life-long-learners and lovers of tech and startups. This is an inclusive group, welcoming both newbies and seasoned members of the community. All of our Meetup group members are invited to share their knowledge with the group by leading a talk or workshop.

Our Meetups allow us the opportunity to contribute to the local startup and tech scene through free events including hands-on workshops and talks. It also gives us the opportunity to identify and connect with people who are interested in tech and programming and provide valuable information to them about the local tech scene including our course offerings.

Tech Talent South's (www.techtalentsouth.com (http://www.techtalentsouth.com/)( http://www.techtalentsouth.com/ )) mission is to develop more tech talent in the South through immersive beginner-focused programs teaching web development and computer programming. We empower creative thinkers in the Metro Atlanta area with the skills they need to drive innovation. Students come out of our program with a tremendous foundation in web development and the skills to code, design, and ship dynamic database-backed web applications. Creative thinkers and entrepreneurs are empowered with the skills to quickly develop their ideas and push them live to the web.

In addition to offering free camps that kids can attend with their parents, Tech Talent South offers a variety of courses for adults.
Our course offering includes:

Code Immersion ( https://www.techtalentsouth.com/courses/code-immersion/ )

Javascript App Development ( https://www.techtalentsouth.com/courses/javascript-application-development/ )

iOS Development (https://www.techtalentsouth.com/courses/ios-development/)

and more!

We are always looking for passionate, persistent, and creative people looking to do something BIG in Atlanta. If that sounds like you, check out our website (https://techtalentsouth.com (https://techtalentsouth.com/) ( https://techtalentsouth.com/ )) to learn more.

Upcoming events (4)

FREE FAMILY CODE: Kids Edition!

Strongbox West

Do you have a child interested in computers and learning to code? Bring them with you to family code! Kids ages 8-12 are invited to join you and Tech Talent South for a morning of code on Saturday from 4:00pm-5:00pm during our FREE Family Code Program ( https://techtalentsouth.com/courses/free-kids-code/) This is a great way to spark your child’s interest in STEM and to get an early start at developing a truly valuable skill set. What to bring?Please make sure you and your child come with a personal laptop (Chromebooks are acceptable) and a power cord for the laptop. Your child must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian at this event. If you have any further questions, please contact [masked]

Recruiting Technical Talent

Strongbox West

The demand for TechTalent is HIGH. It is a good time to be a developer and an exciting but demanding time to be a Recruiter! Come learn from tech leaders how to make your openings stand out, how to find the right technical match, and how to retain developers in this competitive time. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/recruiting-technical-talent-tickets-63611534813

Cybersecurity 101

Strongbox West

Compliance? Data Loss Prevention? Cyber Espionage? Phishing? Cloud Security? You may have heard these lofty terms tossed around, but what do they really mean? In an era where cybersecurity has become essential to every industry, it's never been more important to be informed. Join Tech Talent South for Cybersecurity 101 where we'll explain the terms and tools you need to protect your business. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cybersecurity-101-tickets-63611834710

JavaScript: The Wild, Wild West of Programming

Strongbox West

Created in 10 days,JavaScript is the more popular, younger brother of the web development world. One of (if not the) most popular languages in the world, JavaScript is the cornerstone of website interactivity. Are you obsessed with functionality? Probably not? That's alright JavaScript will still win you over with its interesting syntax, convoluted organization, and crazy power. In this beginner focused three hour workshop, will learn the fundamentals behind JavaScript and build out an interactive browser game to take back to the kids. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javascript-the-wild-wild-west-of-programming-tickets-63612272018

Past events (160)

How to Be a Freelancer Lunch

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