Events and resources for Lansing coders


for those who code or aspire to, professionally or as a hobby

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Free Meetups

regular meetups to help you become a better coder


DevOps

1st Tuesday

If you want to actually ship, scale, or collaborate with a team, here's where you learn how.

CocoaHeads

1st Thursday

For those interested in developing for the Apple ecosystem: Swift, Objective-C, iOS, Apple Watch, macOS, tvOS, and related topics.

Demo Night

2nd Tuesday

Bring your favorite new project or product, give a quick demo, and finish with some light convo. Anyone can present, even kids!

Project Management

2nd Tuesday

As a project's complexity and team grows, managing the process becomes vital.

SQL Server

2nd Tuesday

If you're living in Microsoft's world, you'll want to keep up with SQL Server and related technologies.

Cf

ColdFusion

2nd Tuesday

This webdev platform features its own IDE, markup language, scripting language, and tight integration with the Adobe ecosystem.

Web

2nd Wednesday

An agenda-free meetup where you can share your latest project, talk about tools you're using, network, trade advice, or just chat about the web.

Atlassian

2nd Thursday

Share experiences and best practices regarding Atlassian products.

JavaScript

3rd Tuesday

When coding on the client, there's really only one choice; fortunately, it has one of the most thriving and innovative communities around.

R

3rd Tuesday

Have data, need stats? Use R.

.NET

3rd Thursday

One of the most popular ecosystems for enterprise web development, with tooling built and supported by Microsoft.

Code Retreat

3rd Saturday

Try, Practice, Learn. Enjoy a Saturday pairing on exercises to expand your collaborative coding skills.

Java

4th Tuesday

One of the most popular languages in the world with an incredibly rich ecosystem.

Agile

4th Tuesday

It's easy to spin your wheels pounding at the keyboard, but a focus on process will make you orders of magnitude more effective.

Software Testing

4th Thursday

The last line of defense against bugs and poor design.

Infrastructure

Last Tuesday

Networking, security, switching, routing, firewalls, load balancers, and more!

Beginner Resources

where to start if you're new to coding


Coders Farm

If you're a hard worker, ready to change careers, apply to Coders Farm. Spots are very limited, but should you be accepted, you'll receive free training in web development and a part-time job until placed in a full-time position with another company.

Membership Organizations

professional organizations providing resources and advocacy


Information Systems Security Association

The mission of the Lansing Chapter of ISSA is to increase the security knowledge of information professionals. We aim to improve our members' professional careers through the sharing and dispersing of information security practices. By responding to the needs of those interested in security, we will disseminate pertinent timely information through expert speakers, seminars and networking events.

We recognize that information security can only be successfully addressed if we have clear and concise goals. To this extent, our goal is to become Lansing's clear choice for security information.

Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute (PMI), with more than 150,000 members in over 150 countries, is the world's foremost advocate for the project management profession. A vital and forward-thinking organization, PMI is comprised of 236 chartered chapters, 34 new potential chapters, 33 Specific Interests Groups (SIGs) and two colleges. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research and provides education, certification and professional exchange opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. PMI advances the careers of practitioners, while enhancing overall business and government performance, through documentation of return on investment.

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