Tuesday
Feb 19
6:00 PM

Drupal Providence

Drupal Contribution Night

Join us as we will spend the evening contributing to projects on Drupal.org. We will work in groups to fix issues in modules, profiles, and themes. This is a great opportunity to learn how to contribute to Drupal and earn contribution credit on your Drupal.org profile.

Things you will need:
* A computer with a running instance of Drupal
* A Drupal.org account
* General understanding of git and composer

Food and beverages will be available for all who attend.

Wednesday
Feb 20
12:00 PM

Providence Web Development Lunch Hour

Providence Web Development Lunch Hour Monthly Meetup

Please join us for freeform discussion of all things web.

Wednesday
Feb 20
5:30 PM

Providence Geeks

Interactive Fiction at PVD Geeks

Photo credit: "Slater Memorial Park" by el_ramon on Flickr https://flic.kr/p/QHSz8G (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

The Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation (IFTF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 2016. It supports technologies and services that enable the ongoing play, creation, and study of interactive fiction (IF), which we broadly define as text-centric digital games and related work. This includes games in the style of classic text adventures, more experimental hypertext work, and everything in between and beyond.

At this month's Providence Geeks, IFTF's co-founder and current president, Jason McIntosh, provides a general introduction to IFTF, its public-service programs, and the various opportunities it offers for public participation, including the IF Archive, a 25-year-old repository of collected and curated digital art; the Annual IF Competition, the world's oldest ongoing online independent game festival; Twine, a toolkit for creating dynamic hypertexts; and more!

PLEASE NOTE:

We'll have some demos of IF that you can try out, and please come a little early (by 5:30) to join a group playthrough of Admiral Jota’s “Lost Pig”, which won the IF Competition in 2007.

AS220's restaurant is undergoing renovations, so the restaurant will not be open. There will be a pop-up bar, though. Please feel free to eat before you arrive, or bring your own food and eat there. There are lots of takeout/delivery options downtown.

Thursday
Feb 21
6:00 PM

DC401

Password Cracking and Analysis!

Let's talk about passwords. We'll take a look at how to crack them, things to look for, tips, tricks for using hashcat. We'll also talk about the passwords our users choose when given a set of rules. How should we create our password policy in a way that will make the enterprise more secure against password guessing and cracking.
We'll also be looking for presenters for future meetings, so if you got something, offer it up!
Event co-sponsored by the RI Tech Collective. (https://tech-collective.org/)

Saturday
Feb 23
12:00 PM

Girl Develop It Providence

Code & Coffee (Bring Laptop!)

Do you like coding with friends? Like really great coffee? Come out to GDI's Code & Coffee!


Code and Coffee is an opportunity for you to work on your own projects, continue practicing what you've been learning, and meet others who share your interests. Bring your laptop, your recent projects, and your programming problems and questions.

This is also a great event for first time attendees who just want to socialize or find out more about coding in general. We're very friendly and would love to have you join us. :)


If you have a project idea and some skills, but haven’t attended a GDI event yet? Want to focus on helping others with their projects? You're welcome too!

Don't worry if you don't have a project already started. This could be an opportunity to find one.

As a group, we’ll hold each other accountable for completing our projects, and provide on-going support and feedback.

We know that it can be intimidating to come to a meet-up when you don't know anyone, so please feel free to reach out if you have any questions! : ) 


Feel free to come by for the whole thing or drop in when you have time.

Don't forget to bring your laptop and charger if you have one!


All attendees are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It code of conduct

Saturday
Feb 23
2:00 PM

Ocean State Maker Mill

Intro to Python: Adafruit CircuitPython & Circuit Playground Express

Intro to Python: Adafruit CircuitPython & Circuit Playground Express

Join us for a fun introduction to the Python language and micro-controllers.

This is a hands on interactive workshop!

Over 3 hours we will explore programming concepts with Python while we implement a project to translate sound into a colorful light display. This is a beginner class, no prior programming experience is needed.

We will cover:
* How to install CircuitPython on the Circuit Playground Express
* Installing the Mu Python editor
* Basic Python concepts, syntax, data types, operators, and expressions
* How to use Python to interact with the Circuit Playground Express

At the completion of the class you will have your own Circuit Playground Express to take home, programmed in Python to create a colorful light display in response to sound. You will be on your way to creating your own interactive projects!

This class is $60, and includes the Circuit Playground Express kit to take home, as well as instruction time.

Attendees must be 15+, and under 18 must have a parent / guardian attending the class as well. Participants need to bring a laptop to install the software, interact with the Circuit Playground Express, and get the most out of the program.

If you'd like to take this class, please do not delay in purchasing a ticket - ticket sales end on 2/9 to allow for time to order supplies. Tickets must be purchased in advance via Eventbrite and are nonrefundable.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-python-adafruit-circuitpython-circuit-playground-express-tickets-55314741882

Wednesday
Feb 27
6:30 PM

The Providence 2600 Meetup Group

The Providence 2600 Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

RI's only 2600 meetup. A great place to discuss technology and how we as practitioners use technology. Bring your brain, we'll supply the rest.

-Agent5

Wednesday
Feb 27
7:30 PM

Providence UX Meetup

Providence UX Meetup: Designers with Drinks

The ancient and loyal order of user experience professionals gathers monthly to toast beautiful, efficient, practical, and awe-inspiring digital design. The UX meetup is a casual gathering to meet local designers, swap industry techniques and news, and celebrate the remarkable design talent in Providence. Grab a cocktail, sling a wireframe, and meet some new and awesome people.

Thursday
Feb 28
12:00 PM

WordPress Providence

WordPress Lunch and Learn

This meetup is for people who have questions about WordPress and who need help with their websites. During our time together we answer questions, troubleshoot and sometimes even build websites.

Please bring your laptop and any login information you need to access your website if you would like help.

Our meeting spot is still to be determined. Please stay tuned.

Thursday
Feb 28
12:00 PM

WordPress Providence

WordPress Lunch and Learn

Thursday
Feb 28
12:30 PM

WordPress Providence

WordPress Lunch and Learn

This meetup is for people who have questions about WordPress and who need help with their websites. During our time together we answer questions, troubleshoot and sometimes even build websites.

Please bring your laptop and any login information you need to access your website if you would like help.

Our meeting spot is still to be determined. Please stay tuned.

Monday
Mar 4
7:00 PM

Ocean State Maker Mill

Robot Club

We'll chat about robots and what makes a robot, a robot!  Feel free to bring your robots, or any robot you may be working on.

Tuesday
Mar 5
6:00 PM

RI Graphic Design

AIGA RI: Monthly Drinks with Designers

Yay! It's the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means… Drinks with Designers! Join AIGA RI after work at Bayberry Beer Hall and tell us what you've been up to. See you there!

Saturday
Mar 9
10:00 AM

Ocean State Maker Mill

Intro to Gelatin Printing

Let's explore Gelatin Printing!

Gelatin printing is a printing method that allows for capturing both positive and negative prints off of a slice of gelatin (think stiff jello or knox blocks). Using found objects, we'll be able to create prints with interesting depth and textures.

This class can be a bit messy, please dress appropriately and we'll have aprons available. This class is kid friendly, however younger participants must also have a parent/guardian in attendance at all times.

Participants are encouraged to bring flat, thin "found items" that they don't mind getting paint on. Things like feathers, leaves, paper shapes, bits of fabric - things with interesting textures.

Tickets for the class are $30 - you will be able to make multiple prints during the class and go home with your gelatin tablet for more printing fun at home.

Please purchase tickets in advance: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-gelatin-printing-tickets-54838936736

Tuesday
Mar 12
6:00 PM

WordPress Providence

Topic TBD But It Will Be Awesome!

Welcome back!

WordPress RI Meetups are held consistently on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. More details about this month's Meetup will be posted soon - in the meantime, keep up with the latest on Twitter - @WordPressRI

We look forward to seeing you!

Tuesday
Mar 12
6:00 PM

WordPress Providence

Topic TBD But It Will Be Awesome!

WordPress RI Meetups are held consistently on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Keep up with the latest on Twitter - @WordPressRI (https://twitter.com/wordpressri)

We look forward to seeing you!

Tuesday
Mar 12
6:30 PM

Girl Develop It Providence

Code & Coffee (Bring Laptop!)

Code and Coffee is a time for us to get together and share our projects, ideas and get our questions answered.

Our Code and Coffee event is open to all skill levels. It is a casual event and free to participate!

Don't worry if you don't have a project already started. This is an opportunity to find one. On the other hand you may be along into a project and need some feedback about a problem. You may also fall somewhere in between!

Join us in getting to know one another :)

Feel free to bring your laptop and charger.

*** Girl Develop It's mission is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities.

We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn coding and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct https://www.girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct

Tuesday
Mar 12
6:30 PM

Girl Develop It Providence

Code & Coffee (Bring Laptop!)

Code and Coffee is a time for us to get together and share our projects, ideas and get our questions answered.

Our Code and Coffee event is open to all skill levels. It is a casual event and free to participate!

Don't worry if you don't have a project already started. This is an opportunity to find one. On the other hand you may be along into a project and need some feedback about a problem. You may also fall somewhere in between!

Join us in getting to know one another :)

Feel free to bring your laptop and charger.

*** Girl Develop It's mission is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities.

We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn coding and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct https://www.girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct

Tuesday
Mar 12
6:30 PM

Girl Develop It Providence

Code & Coffee (Bring Laptop!)

Code and Coffee is a time for us to get together and share our projects, ideas and get our questions answered.

Our Code and Coffee event is open to all skill levels. It is a casual event and free to participate. All are welcome!

Don't worry if you don't have a project already started. This is an opportunity to find one. On the other hand you may be along into a project and need some feedback about a problem. You may also fall somewhere in between!

Join us in getting to know one another!

Bring your laptop and charger!

Wednesday
Mar 13
5:30 PM

IntraCity Geeks

CareerDevs Code Night (Providence) with Arnell, Cliff & Friends

CareerDevs Code Night with Arnell & Cliff

Location:

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
- Rhode Island Room (Take the elevator from floor 0 to Floor 1)

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Code Night always has something for Intro, Intermediate and Advanced software developers.

Students from the CareerDevs Computer Science Academy will be speaking and conducting each of the coding walkthroughs.

Walkthrough #1 (Intro level): to the DOM using JavaScript. Learn how to create an interactive application using JavaScript and the Document Object Model.

Walkthrough #2 (intermediate level): Learn how to use the C programming language to a cryptography application. A cipher (or cypher) is an algorithm for performing encryption or decryption.

[Please download and install a C compiler on your computer before or at the beginning of the meetup.]

Walkthrough #3 (Advanced): Learn how to use the C programming language to represent musical notes and make music. You will learn about sheet music, notes and how to represent these elements in ascii and C code.

[Please download and install a C compiler on your computer before or at the beginning of the meetup.]

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Requirements:

1. A laptop is required
2. headphones or earbuds are OPTIONAL

Send all questions to [masked]

Background information:
Arnell & Cliff have launched CareerDevs in Providence, RI and once a month you can come out to learn from some of the newest and some of the brightest minds in technology... for free! A laptop and an RSVP request are required. Space is limited to 40 attendees.

CareerDevs Code Night with Arnell & Cliff will meet once per month and you will receive a complimentary online web development course. You will learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, Php, MySQL, Bootstrap, API’s and more as you code and learn how to develop real websites.

CareerDevs students will be on hand to assist, work with you and answer any questions you may have.

Code Night takes place on the Second Wednesday of every month.

The first event took place on Monday, May 11th 2015 in City Hall with Mayor Elorza in attendance.

Location: 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903 in their Rhode Island Room

Requirements: A laptop is required.

Wednesday
Mar 13
5:30 PM

IntraCity Geeks

Providence Code Night With Arnell & Cliff

Location:

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
- Rhode Island Room

Requirements:

1. A laptop is required
2. headphones or earbuds are OPTIONAL

Providence Code Night with the Mayor Presented by IntraCity Geeks.

Send all questions to [masked]

Introduction to Web Development!

#ProvidenceCodeNight
#MayorElorza
#IntraCityGeeks

Mayor Elorza has decided to learn how to code and develop websites, and he is inviting you to come out and learn with him... for free! A laptop and an RSVP request is required. Space is limited to 80 attendees. This group will meet once per month and you will receive a complimentary online web development course. You will learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, Php, MySQL, Bootstrap, API’s and more as you code and learn how to develop real websites.

IntraCity Geeks assistants will be on hand to assist , work with you and answer any questions you may have.

Providence Code Night with the Mayor takes place on the Second Monday of Every Month. The first event took place on Monday, May 11th 2015 at the Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903 in their Rhode Island Room

Requirements: A laptop is required.

Wednesday
Mar 13
5:30 PM

IntraCity Geeks

CareerDevs Code Night (Providence) with Arnell, Cliff & Friends

Providence Code Night with Arnell & Cliff
- Presented by CareerDevs and IntraCity Geeks

2nd Wednesday of Every Month

Location:

Providence Public Library

Providence Community Library- Rochambeau
708 Hope Street · Providence, RI

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Code Night always has something for Intro, Intermediate and Advanced software developers.

Guest speakers, students and software developers from the CareerDevs Computer Science Academy will be speaking and conducting Intro, intermediate and advanced level walkthroughs on a number of topics. Past topics have covered algorithms, OOP, functional programming, Agile, TDD, Full-Stack development, MERN, React, React Native, Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, MySQL, Bootstrap, API’s and more.

CareerDevs and IntraCity Geeks has been covered extensively by the news and media. The Aug 2018 issue of a popular RI magazine featured a full exposé on CareerDevs and the #SilconRhode movement which coined in 2017.

Give it a read here:
-- http://bit.ly/careerdevsarticle07

For more about the SiliconRhode, check out our TEDx Talk:
-- http://bit.ly/siliconrhodeTEDxtalk

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Code Night Recommendations:

1. A laptop is required
2. headphones or earbuds are OPTIONAL

CareerDevs Computer Science Academy:
Arnell & Cliff launched the CareerDevs Computer Science Academy in Providence, RI. The Academy is a 9-month immersive, intensive and intellectually rigorous dive into computer science. If you are interested in launching a career in computer science, then you should join CareerDevs today. visit www.CareerDevs.com/enroll ASAP.

Providence Code Night with Arnell & Cliff will meet once per month. CareerDevs assistants will be on hand to assist, work with you and answer any questions you may have.

Code Night takes place on the Second Wednesday of every month.

Arnell launched the first Code Night Providence on Monday, May 11th 2015 in City Hall in partnership with Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza.

Providence Community Library- Rochambeau
708 Hope Street · Providence, RI

Wednesday
Mar 13
6:30 PM

IntraCity Geeks

CareerDevs Code Night (Providence) with Arnell, Cliff & Friends

Providence Code Night with Arnell & Cliff
- Presented by CareerDevs and IntraCity Geeks

2nd Wednesday of Every Month

Location:

Providence Public Library

Providence Community Library- Rochambeau
708 Hope Street · Providence, RI

////////////// ////////////// ////////////// ////////////// ////////////// //////////////
Code Night always has something for Intro, Intermediate and Advanced software developers.

Guest speakers, students and software developers from the CareerDevs Computer Science Academy will be speaking and conducting Intro, intermediate and advanced level walkthroughs on a number of topics. Past topics have covered algorithms, OOP, functional programming, Agile, TDD, Full-Stack development, MERN, React, React Native, Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, MySQL, Bootstrap, API’s and more.

CareerDevs and IntraCity Geeks has been covered extensively by the news and media. The Aug 2018 issue of a popular RI magazine featured a full exposé on CareerDevs and the #SilconRhode movement which coined in 2017.

Give it a read here:
-- http://bit.ly/careerdevsarticle07

For more about the SiliconRhode, check out our TEDx Talk:
-- http://bit.ly/siliconrhodeTEDxtalk

////////////// ////////////// ////////////// ////////////// ////////////// //////////////

Code Night Recommendations:

1. A laptop is required
2. headphones or earbuds are OPTIONAL

CareerDevs Computer Science Academy:
Arnell & Cliff launched the CareerDevs Computer Science Academy in Providence, RI. The Academy is a 9-month immersive, intensive and intellectually rigorous dive into computer science. If you are interested in launching a career in computer science, then you should join CareerDevs today. visit www.CareerDevs.com/enroll ASAP.

Providence Code Night with Arnell & Cliff will meet once per month. CareerDevs assistants will be on hand to assist, work with you and answer any questions you may have.

Code Night takes place on the Second Wednesday of every month.

Arnell launched the first Code Night Providence on Monday, May 11th 2015 in City Hall in partnership with Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza.

Providence Community Library- Rochambeau
708 Hope Street · Providence, RI

Tuesday
Mar 19
6:00 PM

Drupal Providence

Lightning Talks

At this meetup, all attendees are encouraged to discuss a brief topic with the group. Topics are not formal and do not need to be prepared prior to the meetup.

Not sure what to talk about? Here are some ideas:

* Talk about something cool you're working on currently
* Discuss something you've recently learned
* Ask a question to a problem you're trying to solve

There is no agenda or structure to these talks. This is a time for group collaboration!

Food and beverages will be available to all who attend.

Wednesday
Mar 20
12:00 PM

Providence Web Development Lunch Hour

Providence Web Development Lunch Hour Monthly Meetup

Please join us for freeform discussion of all things web.