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This is a group for anyone interested in software development and web development. The Tech Academy is a code school located in downtown Portland. We train students in computer programming. Come join us to hear words of wisdom from experienced professionals in the IT field, as well as successes from recent graduates who have broken into the software development industry. Anyone welcome. Join us for snacks and a good time.

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SQL - Nail Your Order of Execution to build more Complex Queries

Have you ever been confused by the order of execution for a SQL query? Maybe you are confident in order of execution, but you want to start creating more complex queries? Come join us when . . . Wesley Rolfson will discuss the processing order of a query and how that can be used to form simple queries to more complex challenges. He will walk through the select, from, where, group by, having, order by and limit. He will present sub queries as part of a challenge to provide an opportunity to practice applying the skills presented. Join us Friday January 29th starting at 1:00pm PDT, as Wesley gives us industry tips. Come prepared with questions to ask! All are welcome.

How to Succeed in Software Development with Trevor Spielman

Accomplished Software Engineer and Technical Account Manager at In Time Tec, Trevor Spielman is joining us to share his advice on how to succeed as a software developer. In Time Tec is a global software solutions company based in Meridian, Idaho. Founded in 2009, In Time Tec is committed to creating abundance for its clients, employees, stakeholders, and the community. They partner with clients, often working onsite in their offices to explore and understand business requirements in order to deliver long-term custom software services. They are recognized as one of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing privately-held companies and have been named as one of the best places to work in Idaho for three consecutive years.

Spencer Varada: Talking about SEO

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Join us on February 12th as Spencer Varada shares his knowledge in search engine optimization. Further details TBA

Jeff Luxmore: From Noob to Now

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Ever feel like a noob in the technology industry? You are not alone. Join us as Jeff Luxmore shares his journey from noob to Senior Software Engineer at Allwest Auto Remarketing and Owner of his own consulting firm, Left Coast Code. Jeff rebuilt a mobile app for Android and iOS using the Flutter Framework. He optimized real-time messaging architecture as the customer base grew, substantially allowing the company to process in excess of 2 million messages per day without requiring additional server resources. He designed and implement software solutions for the Wholesale Automotive Market. Primarily working on IoT Fleet Management Solution prototype hosted on AWS. Come join us for networking, learning, and engagement!

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Job Placement Q & A with Forest

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