A huge list of events this week. Dallas Give Camp is a notable non-profit effort this week that can always use an extra hand.
I wanted to personally thank Jennifer Conley of Gravity Centre for pointing to many of this weeks events. Thank you. And if we’re missing your event, please let me know.Get out there, make a difference!
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One day left for U.S. college graduates with innovative business ideas to apply to the Kauffman Foundation’s Global Scholars Program, newly expanded to include U.S. scholars. You’ll learn and network with an international group of aspiring entrepreneurs from January through June 2012. Apply here by Oct. 17, 2011.
What’s Going on in the Dallas Startup Community
When: ·Tues, Oct 18, 6:30pm
Where: 16633 Dallas Parkway, Addison, TX
Developing software is a complex process. TDD can really help in making it simpler, DRY is another principle to explore. Using them properly, of course, takes lot of skills and practice. This session
will address these issues and hopefully make it easier to practice in real life. It will be illustrated via live coding with the help of few free tools available.
It is your chance to make a difference and help out some great non-profit companies.
Are you an interactive designer seeking a developer who won’t wince when you want to push the boundaries of what’s possible? Or are you an innovative developer, searching for a creative to give your concepts finesse? Come meet your counterpart.
Tom Nelson will be teaching us about responsive themes and demonstrating how to create responsive themes that display sites differently for websites, iPhones, iPads etc. This invaluable lesson will open your eyes to an entirely new way of designing websites for devices.
Drink, Meet and talk I.T.
When: ·Thurs, Oct 20, 7pm
Where: Cohab, 2517 Thomas St, Dallas, TX
Join the node.js revolution.
Startup Career Fair
When: ·Fri, Oct 21, 12pm – 3pm
Where: 2700 Fairmount Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
The Startup Career Fair is a great resource for students and professionals to talk to startup technology companies that are looking to hire employees. The positions range from internships to full time, and cover all experience levels from students to seasoned professionals. A sample of the companies that will be attending is below. This is not the final list, but all the companies below have confirmed their attendance.
In the past, I.T. departments controlled enterprise hardware choices and network connectivity. The game has changed. The iPhone and iPad immediately disrupted the consumer market. Rogue IT product adoption soon disrupted how I.T. departments controlled enterprise hardware choices and network connectivity. Increasingly tablet technologies are redefining data security, remote work force management, application choices, with portability and mobility rapidly changing the way businesses operate. Hear about today’s offering and take a peek into the future as executives from Cisco, RIM and Samsung share their views and strategy on competing for the lion’s share of the enterprise tablet market. Cost $35+.
Dallas Give Camp
When: ·Fri, Oct 21
Where: CTREC Hilton, 1605 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75234
GiveCamp is a weekend-long event where software developers, designers, and database administrators donate their time to create custom software for non-profit organizations. This custom software could be a new website for the nonprofit organization or a small data-collection application to keep track of members.