Ellie Day (https://github.com/heyellieday), Software Engineer at Mavenlink, presents:
"How to Level Up Your Career in Software"
Writing software for a living comes with numerous perks, but for many, getting to career bliss is tough. Luckily, there are many resources available to new coders, such as free online resources and even coding bootcamps. However, after you've landed your first software job, the help starts to thin and it's often hard to move forward with your career. So, if you've successfully entered the field of software engineering, but are feeling stuck, this talk will cover a variety of practical strategies that will help move your career forward.
Jason Carter (https://github.com/jasonwc), Software Engineer at Mavenlink, presents:
"Acceptance Driven Development"
If you've ever felt like you've spent a lot of time building the wrong thing, it might make sense to start your development with an acceptance test. Watch and listen as a I "um", "like", and "uh" my way through a talk on how I learned to love writing Acceptance Specs.
6:30-7:00 Registration and Dinner
7:00-7:15 Career Lightning Talk
7:15-8:00 Tech Talk
8:00-9:00 Networking and Coding time
Dinner (not pizza!) and Drinks provided by Mavenlink (https://www.mavenlink.com/). Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be available.