PAST EVENTS

All About CSS Night

Cvent

March 27, 2019

A night dedicated to the beautiful language that is CSS. We had some amazing talks by local CSS-lovers Jordan and Scott.

Jordan Levine

"A Crash Course On Getting Started with CSS Animations"

Scott Vandehey

"What is Modular CSS?"

pdxFLIT + Portland Junior Developer Meetup January 2019 Kickoff

Vacasa

January 28, 2019

We're back with a bang! To kick off the New Year, pdxFLIT partnered with Portland Jr. Dev Meetup to put on a happy hour event!

Jason Lengstorf

"Breaking Into Tech: How to Look Like Exactly Who Want to Hire"

Spooktacular Hackathon in Partnership with Gatsby and Netlify

Alchemy Code Lab

October 27, 2018

Thanks to the power of Gatsby, Netlify, and Cloudflare, we were able to put on this spooOOoooky hackathon! Teams were judged based on creativity and technical challenges that they overcame, and all teams had to incorporate a Halloween twist.

Hack the Dot & pdxFLIT Mini Hackathon

Puppet

September 29, 2018

Hack the Dot and pdxFLIT combined forces to put on a mini Hackathon that spanned one evening. Teams were given funny/quirky domain names that they had to make a product around. Laughs were had all around!

Professional Development Workshop in Partnership with Intel

Puppet

August 29, 2018

A special team from Intel came and worked with members of pdxFLIT to improve their resume and cover letters.

Diversity and Inclusion Night

Puppet

July 25, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion is an incredibly important topic to cover for folks who are new to the industry, so pdxFLIT hosted a Diversity and Inclusion Night with talks that really resonated with the audience.

Tiberius Hefflin

"The Monster on the Project"

Marcus Carter

"Diversity and Inclusion in the Workforce: Themes, Trends, and What We Might Do Differently"

Perry Eising

"This is the Signal You've Been Waiting For: Diversity, Economy, and Messaging"

Developer Engagement Night

Puppet

June 28, 2018

This night was all about featuring our developer advocate and community manager friends! They shared their stories of what it is like to engage developers.

Jordan Levine

"Journey to WWC"

Jonan Scheffer

"Sleeping In Airports: The Magical, Terrible Life of a Developer Advocate".

Emma Holland

"Why Do We Need Community Management"

Tech Starter Pack Night

Puppet

May 31, 2018

This was pdxFLIT's first talk series, covering a few of the things that we believe are helpful to understand while breaking into the industry.

Ken Keiter

"Technical Interview Suck, But You Rock"

Danielle Heberling

"What to Expect in Your First Software Developer Role"

Kyle Shevlin

"On Being A Second Career Developer"

Kick-Off Party

Von Ebert Brewery

April 29, 2018

This was pdxFLIT's first event! We met at a local brewery and chatted about what people would like to see in the future from pdxFLIT!