• Professional Networking Brunch - June 2019

    Zaytinya DC restaurant

    • What we'll do Are you a professional developer, designer, sysadmin, or working in a field somehow related to code? Or are you someone looking to get into the tech field? Come brunch with us! The estimated cost for the brunch is between $10-20, but the final cost will be whatever you owe the restaurant for your order, which you will pay directly to them. (We will not be taking any payments from you). Note before RSVPing: This event is intended to be exclusively open for women; we are trans* friendly. • What to bring Yourself! • Important to know Please remember to further confirm your wish to attend by RSVPing in the #brunch_club channel via a reply in a thread that will be added 2 weeks prior to the event and closed a week before the event. This is necessary in order to make sure we get an accurate head count for reservations. Link to join Slack: http://bit.ly/wwcdcslack Slack page (if you already have an account): http://womenwhocodedc.slack.com Due to the need for reservations, we want to keep an accurate count of those who will attend and give you a way to can communicate with the host in real time.

  • Algorithms Meetup

    United Income

    Interested in sharpening your problem solving skills and learning more about algorithms? Come to Women Who Code's bi-weekly algorithms meetup! This week we will be hosted by United Income. We typically implement and discuss algorithms in the meetup - laptops are recommended, but not necessary. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance of the meetup so that we can give the list of names to building security. Women Who Code is a community focused on the centering, support and uplifting of women and non-binary folks (W&NB) in tech. We are a trans friendly space and actively welcome trans members. Our events are intended to inspire W&NB to excel in technology careers. A note to allies: Allies are required to consider the impact of their presence ... therefor please reflect on what your attendance would mean to a group focused on the centering of W&NB folks in tech. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (http://bit.ly/wwcode-code-of-conduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-form).

  • Python Lab - Elastic Search & Python

    Upside Business Travel

    Please RSVP only if you will be attending. Your name will be given to the building attendant to let you up. Also, keep your RSVP up-to-date because classroom space is limited. Thank you!] Our labs are intended for everyone who wishes to learn more about the Python programming language. Folks of all skill levels are welcome! Elasticsearch is a real-time distributed search and analytics engine. It allows you to explore your data at a speed and at a scale never before possible. It can be used for full text search, structured search, analytics and even all three in combination. Elastic search is an open source search engine built on top of Apache Lucene, a full text search engine library." **Brianna will be showing how to insert, delete, and filter documents then showing how to match, search text and phrases.** The only requirement for installing Elasticsearch is a recent version of Java. To install Elasticsearch, download and extract the archive file from elastic.co/downloads/elasticsearch and simply run bin\elasticsearch.bat. this will all be in Python using the elasticsearch-py library Elasticsearch saw a steady growth of popularity in the last years. It is now not only the most popular enterprise search engine, it is also one of the 10 most popular database management systems. (Please bring a laptop!) *Code of Conduct* Women Who Code (WWCode) is dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (http://bit.ly/wwcode-code-of-conduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-form).

  • Front End Lab

    Crowdskout

    Welcome Front End Lab (FEL) is a study group where women can come together and help each other learn and understand web development. We welcome devs of all levels and encourage those with more experience to help out those that are just starting. There's always at least one mentor or leader present to help you with best practices or to guide you through if you are stuck with a nasty problem! Laptops In order to maximize your benefits from FEL, please bring your laptop. Extra computers will not be available at the event. Even if you have never coded before, you will be coding at FEL! Guests We ask that everyone RSVP with their own meetup profile instead of bringing guests because the host building requires names in advance to check people in. Please be cognizant of this! Meetup Agenda Every study group will have the following format: • 6:30pm - Setup • 6:40 - 6:50pm - Quick introductions • 6:50 - 8:15pm - Code! • 8:15 - 8:30pm - Wrap Up Crowdskout will be providing beer, wine, soda and other soft drinks for attendees! Food will not be provided. Resources To learn more about us please visit our Github page - https://github.com/womenwhocodedc/front-end-community • First Timer's Guide: http://bit.ly/fehn-first-timers • HTML Study Guide: http://bit.ly/fehn-html-guide • JavaScript Study Guide: http://bit.ly/fehn-js-guide • Also join our Slack group (WWCDC's online community to ask for technical help and network with other women in tech): http://bit.ly/wwcdcslack ---------- Women Who Code is a community focused on the centering, support and uplifting of women and non-binary folks (W&NB) in tech. We are a trans friendly space and actively welcome trans members. Our events are intended to inspire W&NB to excel in technology careers. A note to allies: Allies are required to consider the impact of their presence ... therefore please reflect on what your attendance would mean to a group focused on the centering of W&NB folks in tech. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (http://bit.ly/wwcode-code-of-conduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-form).

  • NoVa: Enterprise Solutions for Scraping The Internet

    Oracle Corporation

    This month Jenny Ching, a software engineer at AddThis/OracleDataCloud, will take us on a tour of how her team develops Dropwizard services to scrape webpages with Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana for logging, Prometheus/Grafana/Alertmanager for alerting, and Docker/Kubernetes/Jenkins for containerization and continuous deployment. About the speaker: Jenny Ching is a software engineer at AddThis/OracleDataCloud. She has experience working with different tech stacks (backend - Java Dropwizard; frontend - React/Redux/Typescript; machine learning - Jupyter/Tensorflow; cloud - terraform/ansible), and exposure to different programming paradigms (object oriented programming, reactive programming, functional programming). Refreshments will be provided. ---------------------- Women Who Code is a community focused on the centering, support and uplifting of women and non-binary folks (W&NB) in tech. We are a trans friendly space and actively welcome trans members. Our events are intended to inspire W&NB to excel in technology careers. A note to allies: Allies are required to consider the impact of their presence ... therefore please reflect on what your attendance would mean to a group focused on the centering of W&NB folks in tech. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (http://bit.ly/wwcode-code-of-conduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-form). To connect with us online, please check out our active Slack community. Request to join at: http://bit.ly/wwcdcslack

  • Speaker Support

    Vox Media

    Speaker Support is a group for encouraging an supporting members of the WWC community to speak publically. We are especially interested in helping women to speak on technical topics, which can be difficult for many reasons. We are interested in helping people to speak at both local meetups, and also at conferences. We will be helping people brainstorm ideas, develop their talks, and commit to attending talks to provide support in what can be a difficult environment.

  • Speaker Support

    Vox Media

    Speaker Support is a group for encouraging an supporting members of the WWC community to speak publically. We are especially interested in helping women to speak on technical topics, which can be difficult for many reasons. We are interested in helping people to speak at both local meetups, and also at conferences. We will be helping people brainstorm ideas, develop their talks, and commit to attending talks to provide support in what can be a difficult environment.

  • Speaker Support

    Vox Media

    Speaker Support is a group for encouraging an supporting members of the WWC community to speak publically. We are especially interested in helping women to speak on technical topics, which can be difficult for many reasons. We are interested in helping people to speak at both local meetups, and also at conferences. We will be helping people brainstorm ideas, develop their talks, and commit to attending talks to provide support in what can be a difficult environment.

  • Speaker Support

    Vox Media

    Speaker Support is a group for encouraging an supporting members of the WWC community to speak publically. We are especially interested in helping women to speak on technical topics, which can be difficult for many reasons. We are interested in helping people to speak at both local meetups, and also at conferences. We will be helping people brainstorm ideas, develop their talks, and commit to attending talks to provide support in what can be a difficult environment.