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This is our sister chapter of JavaScriptLA, for the South Bay & OC Areas. Visit https://javascriptla.net for more info on us, the meetups we've held, videos you can watch on Youtube and blogs offering technical expertise.

Upcoming events (2)

The Advent of Code w/Adrienne Tacke in Woodland Hills

Farmers Insurance

Please RSVP via Eventbrite to be included in the guestlist: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-advent-of-code-wadrienne-tacke-tickets-64316018944 Join us in Woodland Hills on Wednesday 7/24 if you want to learn how the Advent of Code could help you up your JavaScript skills. We will have Adrienne Braganza Tacke as our special keynote presenter for this meetup. We will hear a bit more information about her and her career thus far, followed by a pretty interesting talk on What is Advent of Code and How Adrienne used Advent of Code to hone her JS skills. We will go thru a few sequences of the Advent of Code which is available on GitHub as we describe the strategies and thought process of solving problems. Lastly we will have a hands on experience as we will attempt to rewrite solutions if optimizations are available. Looking forward to seeing you there! About the Presenter: Adrienne Braganza Tacke is a Filipina software engineer and published author of the book Coding for Kids: Python. She takes great delight in solving complex problems and building awesome things, particularly with C# and JavaScript. Most of all, she relishes the opportunity to teach anyone about code. Website: https://www.adrienne.io Twitter: https://twitter.com/adriennetacke GitHub: https://github.com/adriennetacke Instagram: https://instagram.com/adriennetacke/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adriennetacke/ Or if you are into getting started with Python, here is a link to her Book: https://www.amazon.com/Coding-Kids-Python-Awesome-Activities/dp/1641521759 Find out more about our past and upcoming meets at: https://javascriptla.net Vijay recently wrote a book on ES6, for anyone who'd like a guide to all the new syntax. You can get it for free if you are on Kindle Unlimited, and it's $9.99 if you want to purchase it. https://amzn.to/2EJ8jvw We also have a video course to go along with the book now available in a very SMALL & limited promotion, if you use the coupon code PREVIEW the course is $20. https://hackbuddy.teachable.com/p/roadmap-to-es6/ Our host - Farmers Insurance Group is an American insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides other insurance and financial services products. Farmers Insurance has more than 48,000 exclusive and independent agents and approximately 21,000 employees. Oh and between us, they are hiring! Join Us Online To Discuss This Meetup Subscribe on Youtube (View Past Meets & Tutorials) http://www.youtube.com/c/javascriptla Join Us On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/javascriptla Follow Us On Twitter https://twitter.com/javascriptla Support Us on Patreon https://patreon.com/javascriptla Location Farmers Insurance Group 6303 Owensmouth Ave, 6th Floor, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 Parking & Basic Info: *Please enter through the visitor parking gate on Owensmouth (refer to map) and take a parking ticket. Farmers will validate parking for these tickets. *Enter 6303 building and wait in the lobby. We will assist you in going to the 6th floor. *Text Payal Rastogi for any questions on day of the event –[masked]. Interested in Sponsoring? Please contact us at [masked] if you would like to be our sponsor (provide drink, food, raffle gifts) in return for promotion / speaking time. You can also reach us on Slack for faster communications (please message @vijay or @marko). By registering for our events, you agree to be also included in our mailing list for upcoming news, events and announcements. You may opt out at anytime if you choose not to want to hear about important announcements from JavaScriptLA and/or its partners. By attending our events / participating in discussion, raffles, Q&A: you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose.

Supporting Women in Tech w/Adrienne Tacke

Zillow Headquarters

Please RSVP via Eventbrite to be on the guestlist: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/supporting-women-in-tech-wadrienne-tacke-tickets-64737208734 Hi JavaScriptLA Orange County fans, We are pleased to announce our next meetup over at Zillow in Irvine. For this talk we have the one and only Adrienne Tacke sharing some of the greatest stories of her current career journey. Accompanied by Annie Lau, Rana Ahmed and Tripp Meister from Zillow, We will be discussing diversity and inclusion and how to support women in tech. The talk will start with short intros by our Zillow Panelists and a discussion on how to be an ally. What follows is a a talk about Adrienne's career journey, roadblocks, how to effectively communicate with male colleagues from her hands on experience, how women in tech are seen. Adrienne has agreed to share some of the most interesting stories of her career: - Lessons learned in each position - Ups and Downs of the journey - Impostor Syndrome and how she dealt with it Share experiences with: - Effective communication with non-supportive male colleagues - Speaking up at meetings, negotiations, and performance reviews - Being proud of your achievements - Being a woman in software engineering Intro to Adrienne's book Coding for Kids: Python - Process writing it - Book raffle About the Presenter: Adrienne Braganza Tacke is a Filipina software engineer and published author of the book Coding for Kids: Python. She takes great delight in solving complex problems and building awesome things, particularly with C# and JavaScript. Most of all, she relishes the opportunity to teach anyone about code. Links Website: https://www.adrienne.io Twitter: https://twitter.com/adriennetacke GitHub: https://github.com/adriennetacke Instagram: https://instagram.com/adriennetacke/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adriennetacke/ Or if you are into getting started with Python, here is a link to her Book: https://www.amazon.com/Coding-Kids-Python-Awesome-Activities/dp/1641521759 Find out more about our past and upcoming meets at: https://javascriptla.net Vijay recently wrote a book on ES6, for anyone who'd like a guide to all the new syntax. You can get it for free if you are on Kindle Unlimited, and it's $9.99 if you want to purchase it. https://amzn.to/2EJ8jvw We also have a video course to go along with the book now available in a very SMALL & limited promotion, if you use the coupon code PREVIEW the course is $20. https://hackbuddy.teachable.com/p/roadmap-to-es6/ Join Us Online To Discuss This Meetup Subscribe on Youtube (View Past Meets & Tutorials) http://www.youtube.com/c/javascriptla Join Us On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/javascriptla Follow Us On Twitter https://twitter.com/javascriptla Support Us on Patreon https://patreon.com/javascriptla Location Zillow 2600 Michelson Dr. Suite 1100 Irvine, CA. 92612 Interested in Sponsoring? Please contact us at [masked] if you would like to be our sponsor (provide drink, food, raffle gifts) in return for promotion / speaking time. You can also reach us on Slack for faster communications (please message @vijay or @marko). By registering for our events, you agree to be also included in our mailing list for upcoming news, events and announcements. You may opt out at anytime if you choose not to want to hear about important announcements from JavaScriptLA and/or its partners. By attending our events / participating in discussion, raffles, Q&A: you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose.

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