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Want to learn to code but don’t know where to start? This meetup was created to help people in San Diego 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 San Diego (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/san-diego/?aff=meetup), 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 San Diego tech scene, and how market yourself.

Happy Hours: is there better way to talk about all things San Diego tech than over drinks and snacks? Come joins at one of our San Diego 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, explore Thinkful San Diego's Full Stack Flex (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/web-development/flexible/), Engineering Immersive (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/web-development/full-time/), or Data Science (https://www.thinkful.com/bootcamp/data-science/flexible/?aff=meetup) programs.

Upcoming events (5+)

Intro to Python: Fundamentals

DeskHub Little Italy

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-python-fundamentals-tickets-59836370194?aff=Meetup *** Curious what Python is all about? Are you data-driven and interested in finding out how Python can take you to the next level? Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore variables, data structures, functions, and go over basic data science concepts. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no prior programming experience is needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: DeskHub - San Diego The event will be held at DeskHub - San Diego located at 2159 India St., San Diego, CA 92101. The entrance to DeskHub is located along India St., near the corner of West Britney St. There is street parking is available (free after 6: 00 PM) along all adjacent streets. Public Transportation options: County Center/Little Italy Trolley Station is a 5-10 minute walk to the south. 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

DeskHub Little Italy

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-started-in-data-science-tickets-61302330922?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: The event will be held at DeskHub - San Diego located at 2159 India St., San Diego, CA 92101. The entrance to DeskHub is located along India St., near the corner of West Britney St. There is street parking is available (free after 6: 00 PM) along all adjacent streets. Public Transportation options: County Center/Little Italy Trolley Station is a 5-10 minute walk to the south. 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 specializes in high-growth tech careers and 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. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

Intro to Python: Fundamentals

DeskHub Little Italy

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-python-fundamentals-tickets-61441682727?aff=Meetup *** Curious what Python is all about? Are you data-driven and interested in finding out how Python can take you to the next level? Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore variables, data structures, functions, and go over basic data science concepts. Suggested Experience Level: Beginner - no prior programming experience is needed What to Bring: Laptop - this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop Water bottle How to find us: The event will be held at DeskHub - San Diego located at 2159 India St., San Diego, CA 92101. The entrance to DeskHub is located along India St., near the corner of West Britney St. There is street parking is available (free after 6: 00 PM) along all adjacent streets. Public Transportation options: County Center/Little Italy Trolley Station is a 5-10 minute walk to the south. 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 specializes in high-growth tech careers and 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. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

Free Crash Course | HTML & CSS

DeskHub Little Italy

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-crash-course-html-css-tickets-61441818132?aff=Meetup *** Curious about coding, but don’t know where to begin? HTML & CSS is the perfect place to start. Here you'll learn the basic building blocks of a website, and how to style them while completing a series of challenges to help you master your new skills. Together we'll work through a series of drills that will teach you the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes), and the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values). All your work will be in a platform that will allow you to bring it home with you and continue to work on it after you leave. 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: The event will be held at DeskHub - San Diego located at 2159 India St., San Diego, CA 92101. The entrance to DeskHub is located along India St., near the corner of West Britney St. There is street parking is available (free after 6: 00 PM) along all adjacent streets. Public Transportation options: County Center/Little Italy Trolley Station is a 5-10 minute walk to the south. 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 specializes in high-growth tech careers and 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. Can't make it in person? Join one of our webinars: www.thinkful.com/webinars

Past events (172)

Intro to Data Science: Build a Predictive Model

DeskHub Little Italy

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