Author: xtyky

We're all about the individual developer, not our employers.

September 2020 Calendar

Our community is growing; in more than one way! We’re thrilled to have such a jam packed month. We’ll continue to do our Lean Coffees and Wednesday, but we’re pleased to announce our Tuesday Coding Katas. All events are free, please rsvp at events.cantoncoders.org .

Our Goal : Explained Through Impact Mapping

We’re a community of coders, but our goal is ran as a product organization. We use hypothesis, metrics, target personas, and more to help grow and reach our goal. Below is an impact map of our goal. If you’re not familiar with impact mapping, maybe that could be a livestream event? More to come in the future.

Our 5 Personas of Community Members

As our community grows, we want to understand where everyone is on their coding journey so that we can target learning opportunities for you. To help us understand our community, we have invented 5 categories that can help draw that distinction. These categories are informal, and each person can self-select into one or more categories.

July 2020 Survey Readout

As the community grows, it’s important we receive feedback from the community members. Here’s the results for 2020. Clearly, our poll is bias or people really like us!

Livestream Recap : Contract Driven Development with Bryan Finster

Everyone knows that dependencies make coding hard, but what if it didn’t need to be difficult. Learn how Contract Driven Development works!

Soft Skills for Developers Livestream

Being a coder isn’t just about the code; we normally work with people. Ask your soft skill questions to these local people leaders!

Wednesday July 15th Learn Contract Driven Development

Everyone knows that dependencies make coding hard, but what if it didn’t need to be difficult. Learn how Contract Driven Development works!

Meetup Recap : Characterization Tests with Nathan Carver

This will change, how you change legacy code, forever.

The Code Interview

The Code Interview is a prerecord, hyper focused, sub 15-minute conversation between two people. If we increase the knowledge of the coders consuming the media and elevate the facilitation skill set of the rotating interviewer; we’ll call it a win – and keep doing it.

A (Virtual) Lean Coffee to Elevate Others

“Ask a Seasoned Developer,” will be more structured (Virtual) Lean Coffee. The community will select a pair of seasoned developers to moderate the discussion and provide structure to ensure the conversations remain focused.