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"Calling all Women! You CAN code. Let us meet to help you get into coding or improve your work or business prospects through coding."

Some Free Resources during COVID 19

Udacity (https://www.udacity.com/)

Pluralsight (https://www.pluralsight.com/)

Future Learn (time limited) (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/collections/digital-skills-workplace)

Do also check out WomenCanCode (https://github.com/Womencancode) on GitHub

We love feedback. Please be open to asking questions and giving responses. Don't be embarassed of your curiosity, this is a supportive community and by joining you are agreeing to collaborate and support.

Recruiters and Sales professionals are not permitted unless are providing sponsorship. If on arrival it is known you are attending for recruitment or sales purposes, but not hosting the event you will be asked to leave, however there will be other events throughout the year, open to all, so please do come to those

If you are not familiar with Git and GitHub, the GitHub help pages (https://help.github.com/) are a great place to start. In particular, check out the following guides: setup Git (https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git), fork a repo (https://help.github.com/articles/fork-a-repo), hosting with GitHub Pages (https://pages.github.com/), and the references section (https://help.github.com/articles/what-are-other-good-resources-for-learning-git-and-github) to learn more. [Git - tracks file changes, GitHub software colloboration platform]

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Upcoming events (5)

Daily standup - Mon - Fri Signup

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Please be prepared to speak about these 3 items: What did you do yesterday? What will you do today? Are there any obstacles in your way? This 20 minutes call is a chance for you to have the community as your accountability partner. The benefits of having a daily stand-up in are as follows : Each participant informs all about her/their commitments for the day. It provides a chance for you to ask for help for the community or find people who are working on similar things at the same time or have the expertise to support or elevate you. Video Calls We will post the Zoom link for this webinar to all attendees latest 30 minutes before the start of the session. These details will be posted in the meetup page. Raise your laptop: This means if your camera is connected to your machine, it will film you at eye level.Hide your self-view: This gets in the way of connecting with another person because we get distracted by our own face Here is a link to a standup meetup https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzQjGhD5tSU

30 Day Challenge - Create a Full Stack Application

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Take the pledge to create a Full Stack Web/Mobile Application in 30 days and come back to show us what you have built. If you need help with this, here is a course you can take: https://bit.ly/wcc-fullstack-1 If you need any support please join the Daily Standups event, if you need an alternative time, please let know. Please comment when you have completed this. The challenge is to construct a database-backed web API with a basic front end. Create a working web service application that can serve any front end. Choose what app to build and then you’ll design and build out all of the API endpoints needed for the application. We will focus on: - Calls between front end and back end - SQL and Data Modeling for the Web - API development Rules: You can copy someone else's code however try to be able to explain the work, at the very least please retype every line yourself. You can work with others however you need your own version of the code and be able to have an understanding of what it does.

Daily standup - Mon - Fri Signup

Online event

Please be prepared to speak about these 3 items: What did you do yesterday? What will you do today? Are there any obstacles in your way? This 20 minutes call is a chance for you to have the community as your accountability partner. The benefits of having a daily stand-up in are as follows : Each participant informs all about her/their commitments for the day. It provides a chance for you to ask for help for the community or find people who are working on similar things at the same time or have the expertise to support or elevate you. Video Calls We will post the Zoom link for this webinar to all attendees latest 30 minutes before the start of the session. These details will be posted in the meetup page. Raise your laptop: This means if your camera is connected to your machine, it will film you at eye level.Hide your self-view: This gets in the way of connecting with another person because we get distracted by our own face Here is a link to a standup meetup https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzQjGhD5tSU

Code of Life: What does sorting books have to do with code

Last week a cleaner was in the news for sorting books in size order after giving the library a deep clean. Was this a mistake? Come and learn how it relates to code and watch me sort some books. Hint sorting algorithms. Source: Coronavirus: Library books rearranged in size order by cleaner published on April 24 on bbc uk website. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-52412655

Past events (36)

30 Day Challenge - Create a Full Stack Application

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