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Women's Javascript Study Group

  • Mar 12, 2014 · 6:30 PM


We're a group of women who want to learn JavaScript together. We welcome people of all levels, but beginners are especially encouraged. You move at your own pace in this group, so it doesn't matter if you are a fast or slow learner, or if you attend every week.

We meet every Wednesday, 6:30 - 9pm. Free (non-pizza) dinner included, with gluten-free and vegetarian options.

Please be punctual - we go upstairs at 6:30pm sharp. We check the lobby once more at 6:45pm for latecomers but if you will be later than 6:45pm, please skip the group. We have to come down from the 6th floor to the lobby to get latecomers, so it's disruptive to dinner and coding to do so.


Our meetings begin with yummy food catered by our host, Zoosk, and we eat with Zoosk employees (some of whom can answer JS questions!). Afterwards, we have a short discussion or a presentation on a related topic when scheduled, then all hop on our laptops and work on JavaScript tutorials and help each other when we get stuck. Most of us are using, but we welcome other tools. Although the focus is on JavaScript, we also cover closely related topics such as HTML and CSS.

(The only tools you need to start using JavaScript are a web browser and optionally a simple text editor or code editor.)


Thanks to Zoosk, our wonderful sponsor, for the food, space, and support.

Our entrance is to the right of the Blick Art Supply Store on Market Street, one block southwest of Powell Street BART and the Westfield Mall. If you're afraid of the dark, no worries -- we can all walk to BART/Muni together afterwards. Just go on in (or knock if it's locked), and a friendly Zoosker (Beth or Kristin) will meet you in the lobby.


PS - If you want to come but don't have a laptop, just RSVP with a note and we'll try to find one for you.

This event is exclusively open to people who identify as female.

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  • Sea Serpent D.

    Hi all. I code JavaScript and jQuery and would love to get involved with this group. I'm so glad I found you guys. I do responsive web design and am also working on some apps. You can check out my site at

    March 13, 2014

  • Micaela N.

    So excited to have found this group! I look forward to meeting everyone next week... cheers, Mica

    March 13, 2014

  • Jamie P. and use code TOP19 to drop the price $19 through this friday!

    March 12, 2014

  • Nichelle F.

    I won't be able to make it tonight, but i'll be there next week.

    March 12, 2014

  • Marta S.

    I have the same question as Lisa. Can anyone just hop in and join? How many weeks long is this meetup? Does it start over at some point? Thanks!

    February 26, 2014

    • Beth B.

      Hi Marta, this is an open-ended study group rather than a class, so you can start any time. Just make sure you get in -- we can't take people off the waitlist.

      March 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Won't be able to make it after all. Thanks for the reminder!

    March 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi - can I come even though I'm on the waitlist?

    March 12, 2014

    • Kristin B.

      Please wait until you are moved up to the attendee list. We often have people cancel closer to the meeting time when other commitments come up. We only have a limited amount of space our host allows to us.

      1 · March 12, 2014

  • Ashley Sue P.

    I am sorry I will be missing the meetup tonight. I will be there next week with bells on. Enjoy!

    March 12, 2014

  • Kristin B.

    RSVPs open up closer to the meetup date. The meetup is on-going and normally meets every week on Wednesday nights. (March 5th was canceled only because I will be out of town.) You are welcome to join in any time. The focus is on self study so we have new members join all the time in addition to regular attendees.

    February 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello, I'd love to attend this meetup. Is it still happening? Thanks!

    1 · February 26, 2014

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