Thanks for coming out to our previous #devto. We should be expecting the recaps soon on our youtube page! We also got on the chat horn last Sunday still talking about it! Seriously – it was one of our most informative #devtos to date! Thanks to Bill Gregory and Patrick Dunphey. If you’d like to learn more about the last #devto’s headliner topic in a more broader spec, AccessibilityCampTO is coming November 16th, 2013!
And like clockwork, we’ve got our next one coming up, also! 29, too!
For this month’s event, our talks are all about bringing people together in our industry! We’ve got Heather Payne and James Costa to share their stories with us.
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The Ladies Learning Code story and the combination of both content and aesthetic hybrids in one room! This HAS to be good! October 28th! Mark this down and… Get your tickets
Thanks, Toronto: We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You – Heather Payne
Come and hear from Heather Payne, founder of Ladies Learning Code
, about what exactly Ladies Learning Code and HackerYou have been able to accomplish over the past two years, how they did it, and why Heather and her team think Toronto is leading the way in creating a tech industry that is diverse and balanced. Heather Payne is the founder of Ladies Learning Code, a Toronto-based not-for-profit startup that runs wildly popular workshops for women (and men) who want to learn computer programming and other technical skills in a social and collaborative way. Recently, she founded HackerYou as a way to bring more learning experiences around technology, startups and entrepreneurship to Toronto.
Uniting Designers and Developers – James Costa
Having an environment where design and development work together efficiently can be tough without the right tools and processes in place. During this tech talk, James will be sharing his experiences of bridging the gap between design and development, and some things we can all do to ensure that working together is seamless and there are no hand-offs. James Costa is the Founder and Creative Director of The Phuse where he works with his team of designers and front-end developers to lovingly craft websites, interfaces, and brands. Having worked with everything from startups to government agencies like NASA, James’ goal is to constantly iterate and improve on process and culture in remote teams
This feels like a can’t miss event! Hope to see you there!
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