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.
"A Crash Course On Getting Started with CSS Animations"
"What is Modular CSS?"
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!
"Breaking Into Tech: How to Look Like Exactly Who Want to Hire"
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.
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!
August 29, 2018
A special team from Intel came and worked with members of pdxFLIT to improve their resume and cover letters.
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.
"The Monster on the Project"
"Diversity and Inclusion in the Workforce: Themes, Trends, and What We Might Do Differently"
"This is the Signal You've Been Waiting For: Diversity, Economy, and Messaging"
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.
"Journey to WWC"
"Sleeping In Airports: The Magical, Terrible Life of a Developer Advocate".
"Why Do We Need Community Management"
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.
"Technical Interview Suck, But You Rock"
"What to Expect in Your First Software Developer Role"
"On Being A Second Career Developer"
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!