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HTML is the the backbone of the internet, and its formatting is controlled by CSS (cascading style sheets). These two languages are the foundation for every single web page and application we encounter on a daily basis, and and are the natural entry point for anyone interested in code. In our 2 part HTML/CSS workshop, attendees will be led through the steps of coding a simple HTML web page and styling it with CSS for both desktop browsers and mobile…Find out more »
This is the second workshop in the series. Participants must attend both classes. Click here for more information, and tickets. Many thanks to our sponsor, Lucid. Lucid is the largest global audience platform providing direct human data to industries including market research, advertising technology, and business consultancy. Over ten billion questions have been asked and answered on the Lucid platform. Lucid delivers real human answers from over 80 million profiled consumers to provide clarity in high-level business decisions. Lucid business…Find out more »
Workshop Description: Are you looking for a job in the technology field? This workshop will provide you with the tools and resources to get you on the path to success. You will learn about the local tech scene and where to look for employment postings and networking opportunities; get one-on-one resume consultations with local Industry leaders, HR representatives and hiring managers; and learn how to fine tune your elevator pitch to leave a lasting impression (Dinner will be provided).**Participants are…Find out more »
Software development companies typically work in one of two ways: Scrum or Waterfall. This workshop will focus on the Scrum process, and how its practices and principles are applied both at a company, and when you're managing your own product. WIT hopes that whether you are applying for a PM position, pivoting your existing company to Scrum, taking on freelance work, or managing your own product as the Product Owner, this workshop will give you the insight and tools you need.…Find out more »
Ready to take your programming skill set to the next level? This workshop is the first step. Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is an important paradigm used in most modern software applications. Many of the most popular programming languages used today are Object Oriented Programming languages. These include Java, Python, C++, Visual Basic .NET and Ruby. Come learn about the fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming in this intermediate workshop. Not sure if this workshop is for you? If you’ve never heard of…Find out more »
There’s a lot of talk about diversity and inclusion at tech conferences. Learn the skills necessary to take the stage and land more speaking gigs. This workshop will cover how to get more comfortable speaking in public, ways to get more speaking opportunities, and tips for creating more effective and interesting presentations. We’ll conclude with an interactive exercise where you can practice your public speaking skills. Instructor: Mallory Whitfield has years of experience on the stage, with a background…Find out more »