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Muses Code JS: Intro to JavaScript for Beginners

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A Cloud Guru

31 Queen Street

#Level 13

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Who are we?

Muses Code JS is an Australia wide program that supports gender diversity in the tech world by teaching people to code!

Workshops range from beginner to more advanced and are open to all women, trans and non-binary folks aged 16+.

We are a group passionate about educating and getting people excited about technology. Whether you have your own business and want to be able to create or support your own website or tech... Or you are interested in a career change into technology... Come along and give it a go in a supportive and safe environment!

Who is the event for?

Our full-day coding bootcamp is a great place for people to learn the basics of programming (javascript programming language - most popular and widely used programming language in the world), especially for those who have never tried programming before! This event is also good for those who want to grow their network and meet new people with similar interests.





What to bring with you:

- laptop (if you do not have a laptop please contact us and we will try to arrange something for you)
- charger
- desire to learn
- lots of sleep & positive vibes!


Rough agenda for the day:

  • 9:45 - 10:15 Registration
  • 10:15 - 10:30 Intro
  • 10:30 - 12:30 JS Coding workshop with help of mentors
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch (see ticket for dietary requirements)
  • 1:00 - 1:30 - Presentation
  • 1:30 - 3:30 Coding workshop with help of mentors
  • 3:30 - 4:00 Wrap up, next steps

The format of the event is a self-guided coding with instructions + intro explanations and help of mentors when required. The workshop/s covered:
- Introduction to JavaScript (complete beginners level)

We will also have a tech panel available with mentors answering industry-based questions from their personal experience.



MENTORS INFO:

If you would like to be a mentor or a helper on the day, please register as a new mentor using this link or "edit your response" and we'll contact you with more information!



Sponsors:

HUGE thank you to our sponsors that make this event possible!

A Cloud Guru - for the amazing space!!

Redwolf + Rosch - for coffee and continued support of Muses Code JS

Mentorloop - For providing lunch to make the day happen!

Common Code - For afternoon tea to make the day happen!

And to our amazing mentors and the organising team that put in the hard yards to make these events possible :-)

If you would like to get involved as a sponsor, or for any queries please contact info@musescodejs.org




FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, the event is 16+. For legal reasons, those who are under 18 must have a guardian present with them at all times - ask your guardian to complete the workshop too!

Can men attend?

Muses Code JS run workshops for women, trans and non-binary participants nation-wide. Anyone who is an ally to diversity may apply, we ask that you attend with a friend or colleague who is female-identifying or NB. If capacity is reached, preference will be given to initial parties listed.


What do I need to bring/prepare for the event?

You will need a laptop, a good nights rest and a water bottle - as well as a charger and password for the computer. The event is for beginners, so no prior knowledge or applications are required. We may contact you with additional requirements in the week leading up to the event. Please contact us if you are unable to use or borrow a laptop.

What does the workshop schedule look like?

The day will begin at 9:45am with registrations and will conclude at 4:00 pm. It is a self-paced workshop with assistance as required from mentors, insight from industry professionals throughout the day and lunch will be provided. For additional information, see the agenda in the event description.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

As the workshop is in Melbourne CBD we recommend using public transport options for the entire, or last leg, of your journey to the event. Paid car parks can be found in the surrounds if required.


I have accessibility requirements, how do I let organisers know?

If you have specific accessibility requirements in the physical space, or for audio and visual elements of the workshop, please get in contact with our event organisers. We will work with you to determine how we can ensure your needs are met for optimal participation in the day.

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