Adron Hall

Downtown, Portland, OR and Ballard, Seattle, WA

Cloud computing, software development & architecture, heavy metal, transit & logistics, economics, beautiful things, speaker, and adrenaline junkie.


ruby, rails, javascript, c#, .net, sinatra, node.js


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    Open Source Bridge

    An all-volunteer run conference for open source citizens.

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    The group is a a group that gets together to discuss practices, patterns, and design that generally falls outside the normal flow of systems and into the extreme. We discuss architecture and technological points, to agile ideals and lean, extreme, or other processes. Come join us, always a good time.

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    Portland Riak

    A group for all things Riak and distributed systems for Portland, Oregon and the surrounding areas. Need not be a big data nerd, or erlang expert to attend, just an interest in distributed systems.-

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    PDX-UX is a group for user experience professionals who want to network, discuss ideas, learn from each other, share expertise, and vent (but only a little). Meetups are likely to be a mix of formal and informal gatherings including talks, happy hours, and interactive learning sessions in varying locations around Portland.

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    PIE - The Portland Incubator Experiment

    The Portland Incubator Experiment is a joint venture between Wieden + Kennedy and the Portland startup community.

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    Portland Semantic Web Interest Group

    A community for discussion of topics related the use of Semantic Web technologies and Linked Data for application development in Portland, Oregon.

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    OEN - Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

    OEN is the largest entrepreneur assistance organization in the state of Oregon. OEN fosters the flow of entrepreneurial ideas, services, and capital to entrepreneurs and helps connect emerging Northwest businesses to growth-stimulating expertise and valuable resources. Individual members $125, student $75.

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    PADNUG is the developers user group for Microsoft technologies in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. We bring together software developers from throughout the area to discuss technologies and techniques amongst the membership. Meetings are typically held once a month and include presentations on technology announcements, architecture, metho...

  • Portland Code Camp

    Since 2005, Portland Code Camp has produced a community event that provides the developer community opportunities to talk with, and learn from each other. Any developer may propose a presentation to share his or her tips and tricks on using technology, understandings of new programming paradigms, and approaches to problem solutions. Any develope...

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    Portland AWS Users

    The Portland Amazon Web Services users group. This is a member driven content and advice sharing group with the intention of expanding the knowledge and experience of all involved.

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    Portland R User Group

    We are the local R user group for Portland, Oregon. R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics ( Our goal is to support and share R experience and knowledge among its users in the Portland community. We would like to hear how you use and enjoy the R language and statistical programming e...

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    Portland Area GIS Users Group (PAGIS)

    The Portland Area GIS Users Group (PAGIS) provides a forum for GIS professionals, students, and others interested in GIS to meet, share ideas, view demonstrations, and participate in technical discussions. We are a network of people in the GIS community of the greater Portland area and believe that we can all learn from each other and improve o...

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    NoPoCoNi - North Portland Coders Night

    Come hang out, drink beer, and write code every Monday night. The meetings are extremely informal, and everyone is welcome! Maybe we'll be in the middle room, maybe in the back room, just keep walking until you see a table full of laptops.

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    PJUG - Portland Java Users Group

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    PLUG - Portland Linux/Unix Group

    We are a group of enthusiasts dedicated to teaching and learning about Linux and Unix. There is no membership fee to join. We welcome people of all levels of experience.

  • Portland JavaScript Admirers

    Portland JavaScript Admirers is a group that meets monthly to discuss topics on JavaScript and ECMAscript ranging from client-side web frameworks, to functional and prototypal programming theory.

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    The Portland CocoaHeads group is devoted to discussion of Apple's Cocoa Framework for programming on Mac OS X and iOS devices. During monthly meetings, members present on their projects and offer tutorials on various programming topics. Developers using any Cocoa-related language (Objective-C, Python, Ruby, etc.) are welcome.

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    PDX Lean Startup Circle

    The number one reason that Startups fail is lack of customers (~90%), not product development failure (~10%). The Lean Startup is an approach that attempts to acknowledge this and create startup success. We are PDX startup entrepreneurs who are passionate about developing customers and markets for our products in a disciplined, iterative, and...

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    Dorkbot PDX

    Q: Dork what? A: Dorkbot. It's people doing strange things with electricity. In Portland. Q: Are you dorks just about robots? A: No. Q: Do you dorks all build robots? A: No. Q: What, besides robots, do people in this group do? A: A lot of things. Among others: circuit bending, hardware hacking, genera...

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    User Group dedicated to PostgreSQL and related tech.

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    Portland DevOps User Group

    pdxdevops is a Portland, Oregon user group that explores the glorious intersection of software development and systems operations, and shares practical advice on working effectively in an era of agile infrastructure, server automation and cloud computing.

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    Portland Functional Programming Study Group

    pdxfunc is a study/user group exploring functional programming in Portland, Oregon. The group welcomes programmers with any level of experience or interest in any functional language, including Haskell, Lisp, OCaml, and others.

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    Portland Ruby Brigade

    The Portland Ruby Brigade is a user group for Ruby programmers in the Portland, Oregon area. We're a friendly group that freely shares knowledge about the Ruby programming language, its libraries and frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails.


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    A community-editable calendar of tech events in the Portland, Oregon area. The software the site runs on is published as open source and is in use in many other cities.

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    The software that powers this directory.