Monthly JS - Squeaky Clean Code: How to Develop & Adopt Better Coding Practices

Dec 6, 2021 · Denver, United States of America

Join us for our Monthly Javascript meetup, online. Zoom link will be posted 30 minutes before the event!

✨Lightning Talk ✨
Squeaky Clean Code: How to Develop and Adopt Better Coding Practices by Kristi Perreault

Clean Code is defined as code that is easy to understand, easy to change, and follows good standards. But what exactly are “good standards”? What does this look like in practice? How do we achieve this as a developer community? Kristi will answer these questions and more by discussing what makes for clean code, starting at establishing team coding standards and setting up a development environment, to cultivating thorough and living documentation, and ending with best practices and approaches in peer code reviews. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of what best coding practices look like across any programming language and how to adopt them in their own projects and teams.

🎙️ About Our Speaker
Kristi Perreault is a Senior Software Engineer at Liberty Mutual Insurance, where her focus is serverless development and enablement. She has over 4 years of industry experience, holds an M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and has learned, followed, and preached the best coding practices she knows through it all. When she isn’t promoting Women in Technology and mentoring her dozens of new hires & interns, Kristi can be found in the mountains of Colorado hiking, mountain biking, skiing, golfing, paddle-boarding, or doing just about anything else outdoors.

🎉 What this meetup is about

Everyone is welcome, no matter what level. The first half of the meetup is lightning talk is focused on icebreakers and a lightning talk + coding demo. Then, the second half is individual projects and questions. Don't have a project you're working on? No problem, we'd love for you to come anyway. Start a group project with other meetup attendees. Brush up on your JS skills. Use our resource guide, google, and each other to create something awesome. Or just come to hang out and meet people!

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⏰ Agenda

6:00 PM – Arrive & Network
6:05 – 6:20 PM – Welcome/ Announcements, Icebreaker
6:20 – 6:40 PM – Lightning Talk, Coding Demo/Code-Along
6:40 – 7:00 PM – Q&A, Networking

👩🏽‍💻 About Women Who Code

We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Join our Boulder/Denver Slack community here: https://forms.gle/R4bW5rDMqiM7XdJEA

📃 Our Code of Conduct

WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, creed, political affiliation, or preferred programming language(s). Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form.

Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version and access our incident report form at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

Check out our JS Monthly Boulder resource repo for neat info such as our awesome past presentations :
https://github.com/wwcodecolorado/monthly-js-boulder

👋Stay in touch with us
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