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  • Panel: Overcoming challenges for job seekers in a difficult economy

    [Lightning talk] - Home Automation & AWS Speaker: Guy Cherkesky [Panel Discussion] - Overcoming challenges for job seekers in a difficult economy Speakers: Taylor Desseyn, Dan Thompson, Jake Shepherd Abstract: The job market right now is crazy, weird, and awkward. Between layoffs, trying to network virtually, and more competition than ever...it can be overwhelming. In this session Jake, Dan, and Taylor are going to discuss what they are seeing their respective markets (Raleigh, Tampa, and Nashville) and how to overcome the challenges that this economy is dealing to job seekers. If you want to learn more about us check out www.theunicornfinders.com Bios: Guy Cherkesky Email: [masked] LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cherkesky/ Project Github Repo: https://github.com/cherkesky/keymaster Taylor Desseyn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylordesseyn/ Taylor is a former touring Nashville drummer turned recruiter that has experience recruiting both on a national scale and on the local level in Raleigh and Nashville. He mainly specializes in recruiting software developers and has a knack for growing internal teams. He has grown teams double/triple their size, and he has implemented new recruiting frameworks from scratch. Taylor has been invited to code conferences across the Southeast the last few years (Codestock, Code on the Beach in Jacksonville, and Music City Code in Nashville) to name a few. Taylor's passion is floral shirts, drinking a good french rose, playing with his corgi, and traveling the world with his wife Dan Thompson - https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielkthompson/ Dan is an advocate, relationship builder, innovator, and meme creator that tries to bridge the gap between talent and solutions. Dan has spent the last seven years in Tampa, FL after pit stops in Orlando, South Florida, Iowa, Gainesville, and South Florida (again). He is an advocate for technology education, growth policy, and creating environments that foster economic growth for lower economic areas. He is a notable podcaster with over 800k listens on a single episode) , an avid boater, and pretends he is sommelier, despite a very average palate for wine. Jake Shepherd - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sirjakeshep/ Jake is an entrepreneur, author, techie, investor and connector with a passion for people and how technology can transform good business into great. He has spent the last 10 years in Raleigh, NC creating opportunity for techies to connect to each other, investment, talent and customers. Jake brings his network and opportunity together to launch software products and bring digital transformations to his clients. He is also known for founding the Downtown Techies networking groups which totals over 5000 techies in the Raleigh-Durham area.

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  • Fullstack GraphQL with Vue and Apollo - Isaac Weber

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    Watch me build “Good News Only” a fullstack application using Vue(Nuxt), Apollo(Apollo Client and Apollo Server), and Prisma. It seems the world is falling apart. It’s hard to find good news. Good News Only is here to help! Create an account and post something. One stipulation it HAS to be good news.

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  • [ REMOTE ] Getting Started w/React, TS, Mobx & Webpack - Shaun Willis

    Shaun will start with a quick overview describing the different technologies being used and why. After that, he will then introduce a simple walkthrough of how to get started building an app that creates, reads, updates and destroys data using React, TS, MobX & Webpack.

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  • Blurred Lines: Running JavaScript in Native Places - Jessie Wooten

    Learn to use your JavaScript skills to make mobile apps! You will learn how JavaScript can be used to create rich native-like experiences with minimal Swift. More specifically, we will cover how to set up projects for hybrid development via X Code, how to turn your JS into assets for mobile projects, monkey-patch native code - turning device functionality into JavaScript APIs, and how to render your JS apps in Native Web views. This month's sponsor, iHeartMedia. iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over a billion downloads. iHeartRadio lets you listen to thousands of live radio stations from across the country, custom stations from a catalog of millions of songs and millions of artists, and on-demand podcasts. iHeartRadio is now the number one commercial podcast publisher globally! We connect fans with their favorite music and radio by offering users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist, and the top podcasts and personalities. We have continued to build on our position as the only major multi-platform audio company, with a reach extending across more than 250 platforms, 2,000 different connected devices, and 135 million registered users. Most recently we acquired Jelli (our technology platform for targeted advertisements) as well as Stuff Media (owner of How Stuff Works content). Outside of the U.S., we are in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and Mexico! https://www.linkedin.com/company/iheartradio https://jobs.iheart.com/

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  • Automate testing with Selenium + WebDriverIO with SauceLabs - Stan Williams

    Using Selenium and WebDriverIO to automate software testing with SauceLabs Sauce Labs & JavaScript Test Extensions We'll cover: - Getting Started with Sauce & Using JavaScript For Test Structures - Intro to Sauce - Manual Test & Test Artifacts - Automation Test Examples (Desktop) - webDriverIO (JS framework) - JavaScript Page Objects - JavaScript Test Extensions - Automated Test Examples (Real Devices/Mobile) - Q/A

  • Learn AWS IAM policies in depth with Rafikul Sekh

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    Learn AWS IAM policies in depth If you have worked with AWS services, then you may have faced some challenges related to providing right and exact permissions (least privilege). Do you wonder how cross account access works? Do you wonder why your request is getting denied although you have provided right access to the role? I am going to answer those in this talk. Also, it will give a good overview of how different types of policies works together to determine the effective permission. Knowing all those will enable you to write effective policies. Takeaways: - Key concept of JSON policy document - Different type of policies - How AWS policies get evaluated - When to use which types of policies - Ways to troubleshoot authorization error - What, why and how about least privilege. Who can benefit from the talk: Developer, DevOps, Security or any other role who use AWS services Assumption: Basic AWS service knowledge Time: (90 minutes) About the speaker: Rafikul Sekh is a Software Engineer have experience of 12+ years, currently working with Asurion for last 2 years and 10 months. His day to day life at Asurion is work as a full stack developer where he uses AWS to host services and front-end websites.

  • Chrome DevTools: The Sources Panel with Lisa French

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    Come learn how to improve your JavaScript debugging skills and grow faster at web development as we take a deep dive into the rich features available in the Chrome DevTools sources panel. *Skill Level (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced):* Beginner *Speaker:* Lisa French, Senior Front End Engineer at Stratasan Food sponsored by Ausurion. Learn more at careers.asurion.com