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Sep 23
NashFP + NashF#: Writing games with F#
69pm Emma's Bistro Cafe

Andrea Magnorski (in from Dublin for one night only) will lead us through a lab: "Writing games with F#". Andrea works at BatCat Games where they describe her as "co-founder, business-wizard and coder-lady".

We will be using Duality (an open source game engine) with an F# plug-in (also OSS) to create power-ups (or power downs? ) to Breakout.

To get the most from the session please try and bring a laptop along with F# installed. (Install F# on Windows)

For the rest I'll give you a link to github repo where the rest will be.

If you don't have (or want) Windows, just buddy up with someone. If you're really adventurous you might try to make it work on Linux or Mac. (* this might not work)

The game will be easier to play if you bring a mouse!

Tools and Documentation for Hypermedia APIs
6:158:15pm Lonely Planet Building 2, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN

Dave Nolan, Director of Technology at Lonely Planet, will be speaking about tooling, and solutions for documenting a Hypermedia API.

At Lonely Planet we're rebuilding our all our products and services on top of a new hypermedia API platform. I'd like to share a few things we've discovered about API tools and API documentation along the way.

  • The vision: how API tools and consumer-driven contracts can support API product development and continuous delivery
  • The contenders: the major tools like Swagger vs RAML vs Apiary API Blueprint vs I/O Docs vs Cucumber
  • The decision: how we used a framework to evaluate the tools, and the choices we made
  • The reality: we need better tooling for hypermedia APIs
  • The future: what we - the community - need to build, on the foundations of ALPS, JSON HyperSchema, IDL...
Sep 24
WordPress Nashville Developers Social: Code & Breakfast!
7:309am Ah So Design & Sprclldr

How about a little php with your pancakes, or some html on your bagel?

Kenneth White of sprclldr will be our chef as we enjoy some developer talk. We will have the projector set up if anyone has some show and tell.

Q&A is also available for those of you with questions about a project your working on or some php that is giving you grief!

Nashville CocoaHeads - iOS and OSX Programmers User Group
79pm Lonely Planet Building 2, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN

This is an informal group for Cocoa developers (iPhone, iPad, and Mac) to get together to share ideas, learn, and discuss.

Developers of all experience levels are welcome. Meetings are once a month and will usually be on a Wednesday or Thursday night from 7-9pm. Each meeting we will have a development-related presentation as well as food and drinks

We had a great meeting last month with talking about Notification Center widgets and extensions in iOS 8.

This month's meeting will be hosted at Lonely Planet. Matthew McCroskey will be presenting on Size Classes and Improvements to Auto Layout.

Meeting Schedule:
7-7:30 - Food & drink, hanging out
7:30-8:30- Presentations & QA
8:30-9:00 - Wrap up

Meeting Location: Lonely Planet Offices

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. You can also find out all the latest updates or ask questions on our Twitter page. Hope to see you there!

Sep 25
PyNash - Bill Israel: Intro to Python Decorators
68:30pm Stratasan

All the hip frameworks have them, you see them scattered around your codebase, but what is a decorator? In this talk, Bill Israel will cover the features of Python that make decorators possible, how they work under the hood, what they're good for, and how you can start writing your own.

Pizza will be provided by our sponsor, the venerable PyTennessee. This conference is planning a second year of Python-related talks and tutorials February 6-8th 2015.

GGD Nashville Code + Pinot - JavaScript for Beginners: Working with Objects
68:30pm iostudio

On Thursday, Sept 25th, 2014 @ 6:00 - 8:30pm join us for an evening of learning about JavaScript Objects.

If you've never written a line of code in your life, but you want to learn, we want you here! If you’re a super awesome coder that wants to help other people learn we want you here! Women and men of all skill levels and ages 21+ get together to learn how to code and meet new people.

For this particular evening we are mixing it up a bit and will be welcoming Lonely Planet's Hailey Mahan, Front End Developer, for a special introduction on JavaScript Objects. Hailey will share how to create objects & how to manipulate them. It's a perfect opportunity to get the familiar with the basics of Object-Oriented programming in JavaScript.

Attendee Checklist:

  • Bring your excited self (and a friend or DD)
  • Bring your favorite bottle of wine or grape juice. Food will be provided.
  • Have a browser (we like Chrome, but any browser will do).
  • Have a Text Editor downloaded, we like Sublime Text 2.

Come hack with us!

Tweeting about this event? Use the hashtags #lonelyplanet, #codeandpinot and #ggdnashville!

Sep 30
Monthly Meteor Meetup
6:307:30am Emma's Bistro Cafe

This is our first meetup!

A lot of attendees will be familiar with Javascript and other frameworks but may not have tried Meteor yet. We will go over the basics and people are encouraged to share their experience working with Meteor. Please contact the event organizer, William, if you would like to speak at this event.

There will be food and drink provided by Meteor!

Nashville Meteor
68:30pm Emma's Bistro Cafe Website
Nashville Mobile Development User Group
68pm BMI

For our penultimate 2014 meetup we'd like to see what you're up to, mobile or not. Been working on a cool project? Show it off! Working on a difficult problem and want to get a different perspective? That's what this is for. Have news you'd like to share with the community? This is your time.

We'll also have Google hardware demos so you can check out Android Wear, Android TV, Cardboard, and Glass.

Oct 2
Nash.rb meetup
5:307pm Emma's Bistro Cafe Website
Oct 6
NashMicro: Designing & Building Enterprise Smart Glasses
68:30pm Emma's Bistro Cafe

This month we have a special treat! Jon Sharp from XOEye is going to share with us his experiences in designing and building enterprise smart glasses with a small team. Aside from showing & demonstrating their fantastically cool smart glasses, Jon will share with us... - Lessons learned in prototyping / production of HDI PCB design, assembly and testing.
- The unique constraints of designing an advanced wearable computing device platform. - The challenges in working with contract manufacturers, vendors, and preparing designs for volume production.

If you've ever dreamed of taking your invention into production or to a Kickstarter as a way to bring it to the masses, you do not want to miss this meeting.

PLEASE RSVP see the below link for up-to-date info and discussions about the meeting.

Oct 10
Tek Con 2014 Fall Tech Event for Kids
9am5pm AGame Sports Complex in Franklin Tennessee

On Friday October 10th during the Fall Break, Denise Tinsley from Quorum Health Resources and creator of the Middle Tennessee Coder Dojo is putting on a Youth Intro to Programming class at A-Game Sportsplex. This 1 day clinic will introduce kids to programming language and interactive computer games. Propeller heads rejoice! $99.00 for a full day of fun and learning.

Please forward this to anyone with children 10-16 years old that you feel would benefit.

Oct 18
BarCamp Nashville 2014
8am6pm Deavor

First held in Nashville in 2007, BarCamp Nashville is a free, technology-focused “unconference” that is equal parts networking, knowledge-building and fun. BarCamp has become the premier technology and digital event in the city, bringing together the best minds and representations of the top companies in the mobile and web development, entrepreneurial and software industries, among others.

An After Party will follow the main event.

Oct 22
Mobile Game Development With Platino framework
68pm Codex Labs, LLC (7125 Bakers Bridge Ave, Brentwood, TN, USA)

Ti Nash (Nashville Titanium Users Group) Wednesday, October 22 at 6:00 PM

We are going to kick this Users Group off with a discussion on Platino. There will be a short introduction to what Titanium is, for those whom are unf...


Nov 6
Nash.rb meetup
5:307pm Website
Nov 7
Hack Nashville 6
6pm through Sunday, November 9 at 8pm 429 Event Space

Hack Nashville is 48 uninterrupted hours to create and collaborate on new software or hardware. Work alone or with a team. Developers and creatives only. This is the Southeast's Hackathon; food, drinks, bandwidth, and space are covered.

Expect some big surprises at Hack Nashville 6. If you've never been to a technology event in Nashville, this is a great place to start.

Dec 4
Nash.rb meetup
5:307pm Website