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May 2018

Different Points of Vue – Drew Bartlett and Andrew Haupt

May 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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## The Talk Drew and Andrew both agree that Vue is awesome.In this talk they'll be highlighting some different points of Vue thatcause it to stand out against other Javascript frameworks and make itan extremely efficient tool to work with. ## About the Speakers Drew is full-stack developer who's been working with web since the marquee tags were cool and is also an organizer of BendJS. He has worked with a number of companies including AOL (yes, they still exist)…

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June 2018

Single endpoint, limitless possibilities

June 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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## The Talk Come join us for a dive into the exciting new tech of GraphQL, a single endpoint to rule them all! GraphQL opens up all kinds of potential for building servers and front end queries, regardless of your framework or language of choice. Whether you're spinning up your next big app, or trying to pull together a mess of legacy code, GraphQL is there to help streamline your data collection and presentation needs. This talk will mostly focus…

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October 2018

The return of BendJS… Halloween Extravaganza!

October 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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BendJS is BACK!!! Come join us on Tuesday Oct. 9th at 6pm for another great edition of BendJS. Just because summer is coming to an end doesn't mean the fun has to stop... Let's usher in the sweetest holiday of the year with a great lineup of lightning talks! Have you ever wondered how to enhance your live game streaming, or write a custom Alexa skill? Maybe you're wondering about building a progressive web app (PWA) but don't know where…

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December 2018

Why be proactive when you can be REACTIVE – with RxJS

December 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Come join us at our next great round of BendJS. This time we will be hearing from Guillermo Alvarez on a JS library called RxJS. RxJS is a reactive extensions library for JS reactive programming using Observables. Making it easier to compose asynchronous or callback-based code. Guillermo is originally from Mexico, but has lived in San Diego, CA for the last 20 years. He is a former Math professor turned Software Engineer and loving every second of his new career.…

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February 2019

JS in 2019 and Beyond!

February 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Let's kick off the new year with BendJS! Join us for a night of lightning talks and group discussions about JS in 2019 and beyond. This year in BendJS we are going to make a concerted effort to get the group more involved. This means on top of our normal educational talks and demos, we will bring in more group discussions, hackathons, ect, to really get the community involved in each and every Meetup! As always, anyone and everyone is…

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March 2019

BendJS Website… What’s Next(JS)??

March 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Join us this coming Tuesday, March 19th for BendJS! For this event, we'll be hearing from Paul Armstrong on how to setup a website using NextJS! HOWEVER, instead of simply doing a demo on NextJS, we'll also be using this time to do the initial setup of the BendJS website! Not only will we be learning about server side rendered ReactJS, but after this, we'll have an open sourced version of the website for anyone to hack on. In the…

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April 2019

Hack Night @ BendJS!!!

April 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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It's hack night! Bring your computer and work on anything you like. Got a idea you want to prototype? Have a new piece of tech you want to take for a spin? Perfect! If you want to work with other people or need help, we'll get you paired up. Don't have anything you want to work on? We can work on the new BendJS website.Check out the spreadsheet to add your ideas or join a group and start brainstorming for…

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May 2019

BendJS Panel Discussion

May 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Join us for the first ever full BendJS Panel Discussion! We will have 4-6 of our bravest members sit up on the hot seats and kick off discussions based on the questions YOU most want answered (See survey below to add your questions). The panel will kick off each question with a brief discussion between themselves, then open it up to the group to join the fun! We'll also get everyone involved with hotseat interview questions (with Swag and Prizes),…

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June 2019

It’s CodePen Time!

June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
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You’ve been to the headquarters, drank their beers, and probably used the platform for years... But have you ever stopped and wondered, how the heck does this thing even work? Or, what all goes into to making CodePen what it is? Well now is your chance to find out! Join us for on June 11th to learn all about CodePen, an amazing developer platform that helps drive docs, examples, and projects big and small all across the World Wide Web.…

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July 2019

All about that REFACTOR!

July 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Time for some good old fashion REFACTORING! Join us on July 16th for an evening of taking your code to the next (and newest) level. 6+ speakers all taking you through upgrading, refactoring, and bringing code up to the latest and greatest versions of whatever you are doing. From CSS, React, and even good ol' jQuery, we'll focus on short 10 minute or so presentations with plenty of time to ask every question you can think of. As always, there…

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September 2019

Fall Lightning Talks!

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
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Let's kick off the fall with a meetup full of lightning talks. We'll hear about how the world of front-end development is more and more full-stacky (from Chris Coyier), the communication technology WebRTC (from Kyle Rose, something cool that Paul Armstrong is working on, and several more talks. If you'd like to talk, hit us up here, in Slack, or email

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January 2020

JavaScript and Front-End Development in 2020

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Let's get together for the first time in 2020! First, it's always great to have some lightning talks to share a little knowledge. We'll have a couple for sure, but if YOU would like to give one, give us a shout (here, Slack, or email ) and we'll make sure you're on the list. Second, we always have a wonderful group discussion, so let's do that about what we think JavaScript and front-end development will be like in 2020. There…

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February 2020

Who LOVES to code? It’s demo time!

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Let's get together and talk about code!! In honor of Valentine's day, now's the perfect time to talk about why we LOVE to code. This month will be all about demo's, and showing off those pet projects that we all do, even after a full day at work! We'll have a couple for sure, but if YOU would like to give one, give us a shout (here, Slack, or email ) and we'll make sure you're on the list. We'll…

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March 2020

Lightning talks and more… JS in 2020 continues!

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Let's dive into spring with another BendJS!! We have a great slate of speakers this month, from Flutter follow up talks to some cool side projects, and if time allows, a bit of group discussion. Pizza and beer will be served as usual (and some hand sanitizer this time), and if you have any old coding books around please bring them for our shared BendJS library! As well, if you can't make it we'll be live streaming the event on…

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