Bay Area Workshop this Saturday 8/25: Creating Browser Extensions

Our next workshop is this upcoming Saturday!

Workshop: Creating Browser Extensions (Limited Seats!)
How much: $10 Donation Suggested, Open to Women and Men

When: Sat, Aug 25, 12p – 4:45p
Where: The Offices of Andreessen Horowitz in Menlo Park, CA
Food: Lunch and Drinks provided! (Lunch and drinks have to be ordered in advance; the amount ordered will depend on how many people register.)

Register today: http://codechix-browser-extensions.eventbrite.com/

“In this seminar, software engineer Sharon Minsuk will draw on her experiences working on Kachingle’s browser extension to give an overview on writing your own browser extensions.”

Please feel free to forward this along to any interested women and men.
Thanks for showing your support for our speaker and CodeChix Bay Area by signing up/registering today!

CodeChix Bay Area Named Supporter of VMworld 2012′s “Women of Purpose” Panel Discussion and Networking Event

Women of Purpose at VMWorld 2012 US

CodeChix Bay Area has been named as a supporter of the VMWare Women of Purpose community’s panel discussion and networking event. This will occur during the VMWare 2012 US conference in San Francisco, CA. We’re very excited to be supporting this event, as it brings together various women leaders in technology so they can share their insights and personal experiences.

About the VMware Women of Purpose panel and networking event (Aug 28, 2012, afternoon):
http://info.vmware.com/content/17955_wop_home?src=&xyz=CVMWR000013055425

About VMworld 2012 US (Aug 26-30, 2012):
http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us/faqs

About CodeChix:
http://www.codechix.org/about-codechix/

CodeChix Bay Area has a new Chapter Organizer!

@WalmartLabs Staff Engineer Salima Fassil joins the CodeChix Bay Area team as its new Chapter Organizer! She’ll be organizing events for the Chapter from now on.

Salima can use your help. Please contact her at salima at codechix.org if you’re interested in any of the following:

  • Speaking/holding a workshop
  • Providing event space
  • Sponsoring an event
  • Volunteering at an event as an assistant

Welcome, Salima!

CodeChix Events for August 2012

Hi CodeChix!

Here’s our current event listing for August 2012. There may be a couple more events available for this and next month. We’ll keep you posted!

— Hacking Session: Raspberry Pi —
Free, Women Only (also implies those that identify as women)
Sat, Aug 18, 10a -12p
Location TBD, though will be in the South Bay Area
http://codechix-raspberrypi.eventbrite.com/

Join us to take a look at the Raspberry Pi – Open source hardware !
We are looking for a venue – stay tuned. Worst case, we’ll try to meet at someone’s house.
Inspired by Open Source hardware, we are going to take a look at all the components in the Raspberry Pi and explore ways to use it and build cool stuff! Read up on it before you come so you can get the most out of this hacking session. And if you have an Arduino and are doing something cool with it, please do bring it and show us your coolness!

— Workshop: Creating Browser Extensions —
Suggested donation of $10**, Women and Men
Sat, Aug 25, 12:30 – 4:45p
Offices of Andreessen Horowitz, in Menlo Park, CA
http://codechix-browser-extensions.eventbrite.com/

In this seminar, software engineer Sharon Minsuk will draw on her experiences working on Kachingle’s browser extension to give an overview on writing your own browser extensions.

Lunch and Drinks Provided! Please make sure to sign up since we will be ordering food based on headcount.

Level: No knowledge of browser extensions needed. Should have some Javascript experience, but all levels encouraged to participate.

** CodeChix is raising funds to buy a projector and a video camera (total of $560), and have raised some funds for these items. These items will allow us to (1) host events more often and (2) record events to make available to others. Please help us by signing up, coming to our event and donating towards these items. We are greatly appreciative of your support and hope to continue bringing you great speakers and events from CodeChix.

Please come and support our speakers and CodeChix by registering now for these events!
May the code be with you!