Come early to grab a seat, a refreshment, and some foodSponsored by TekSystems
Welcome and IntroductionsSponsored by The Urban Hive
Let’s have some fun heading in to the holiday season!
A lightning talk is a short presentation lasting only a few minutes. Being of such short length, it is a great way for new speakers to try their hand at presenting to our group. For more experienced speakers, it is a way to work on making a more concise presentation.
UTF-8 and you!
We all know that we should add to our html documents and always specify utf-8 as the encoding scheme, but why? What is this mystical UTF-8? Find out more than you’ve ever wanted to know about the most brilliant hack in text encoding history.
What is `this`?
A quick talk about what Igor has learned about
Different Channels in learning
Casual MeetUps (BeerJS), Meet Ups, personal projects, Slack, online schools, etc.
Exploits to Better Transfer Knowledge
Civic Tech is the New Black
Ash Roughani, founder of Code for Sacramento, will discuss the role of civic tech in shaping Sacramento’s future and why we should all take some time to do stuff that matters.
Play with Tech
Introducing technology/programming/engineering/making to students. Why does it matter? What resources already exist? How do I get started?
Design For Developers
Designers & Devs share a lot in common but we often end up working on separate teams and tossing work over the fence. If designers can learn to code, can developers learn design? Why would we want to? Where do we start? Learn some simple design & UX techniques to build cool things!
A First Foray Into React Native
Writing a jQuery Plugin
15-seconds of Fame
New to the area? Hiring? Stumped on a problem? Here’s your chance to take the floor and address the group for your 15-second of fame!
Grab a drink and get to know your fellow #SacTech community members by hanging out afterwards and socializing with our other attendees. We’ll keep it going until we get kicked out!Sponsored by Rocket Department
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Want to speak at a future meetup? We accept 15, 30, and 45-minute talks on a wide variety of topics. Let us know what you'd like to talk about.