Albuquerque’s newest coworking space is located in the Simms Building at 400 Gold St, SE. Suite 700. Albuquerque NM 87102. Stylish and dog friendly, be sure to check out International Dog Biscuit Day on 2/23/2017. More information can be found at simmsspace.com.
I recently received an email from Kris Hardy, a local Python developer.
He has a number of new Meetups on the horizon and I wanted to make sure
people knew about them. Here’s his message.
I wanted to let you know about some monthly meetups that I will be
starting in February. If you know of anyone who might be interested in
any of these, it would be awesome if you would forward the info along to
First Monday of the Month, 6-8 PM at Quelab: ABQpy (Albuquerque Python
User’s Group) – A free & open meeting for anyone that uses or is
interested in using the Python programming language. We discuss the
Python language, libraries, projects, open-source code, web applications
and anything else that interests us. The meetings usually involve
talks, open discussion and/or hacking sessions.
Third Monday of the Month, 6-8 PM at Quelab: ABQagile (Agile Software
Development) – A free & open meeting for anyone that uses or is
interested in agile software development. We discuss software
development methodologies, software architecture, test-driven
development, extreme programming, project management, and using
agile/lean for software, firmware and hardware projects. The meetings
are expected to involve talks, Q&As and tutorials.
RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/abqagile/
Fourth Monday of the Month, 6-8 PM at Quelab: DC505 (DEF CON Group 505:
Security Research & Ethical Hacking Group) – A free & open meeting for
anyone that is involved in or is interested in hardware or software
hacking, similar to what you might experience in a Defcon village. (This
was inspired by my experience in the Defcon IoT village and the
CTF competitions). The subject matter will include vulnerabilities,
exploitation, software and hardware reverse engineering, tools, crypto,
tutorials, CTF challenges, and anything else that is sufficiently crazy
Welcome Daniel Heron who has newly arrived from Austin. He’s starting up an Android developers group. First meetup will be at Ideas and Coffee at 7pm on Monday Jan 9th. Here’s some more info on that Meetup.
Find more info on that Meetup here:
Ideas and Coffee working with several local Web Design companies is now offering WordPress Work Alongs 3 times a month. The first, second, and third Thursday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. On the fourth Thursday we have a general WordPress Meetup.
April 30 there will be a WordPress conference at WESST. If you work with WordPress you might be interested in joining the community for an all day session of informative and fun presentations by WordPress experts, both local and coming in from a far.
This WordCamp is focusing on mid-level users, people who have been working with WordPress but would still love to learn more. If you’re interested you can get more information on the schedule, or to register. You’ll want to register soon I hear there are less than 10 tickets left.
The Albuquerque Coworking Alliance is happy to welcome WESST as our newest member.
WESST, a small business development and training organization, has opened the Veterans Suite, a coworking space designed to assist those who want to start and grow their own businesses. The Suite is dedicated to priority use by Veterans and Active Military. The new space with have fifteen workstations with computers, monitors, and printing capabilities as well as high-speed internet. More information can be found here.
If you’ve been missing the great book club discussions and the chance to meet and work with other developers in Albuquerque, fear not! Open Hack is back and working at Fat Pipe. Future meetings will be on the coworking Meetup calendar now. Thanks to Geoff Petrie for organizing this great Meetup!
Their next event will be on April 16th at 6:00pm.
We’re seeing some new Meetup groups get started this first quarter. Patrick White has started an excellent Meetup group on SEO. It’s meeting twice a month at Ideas and Coffee. Sam Hotchkiss, founder of Brute Protect, is organizing several new WordPress meetups geared towards developers and businesses using WordPress. Keep an eye on the Meetup calendar for more details.
We had some issues with our Meetup feed. The calendar of events was fine, but the individual event posts are getting lost. We’ve worked out the issue with Nuanced Media’s help. If you notice any problems, please let us know!