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ben hengst

Portland OR USA

I'm just a guy that does stuff...

Technologies

perl, moose, dancer

Groups

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    PDX Weekly Hackathon

    Come do strange things with computers amongst others whilst drinking fine Portland beer. Look for the row of geeks with computers in the back of the main room. All programming languages welcome. Come work on your own projects, work on others participants' projects, get advice, have fun, etc. You're encouraged to bring a computer, but can t...

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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.

  • Portland Perl Mongers

    Fun with Perl!

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    Open Source Bridge

    An all-volunteer run conference for open source citizens.

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    UpdatePDX

    With new databases springing up faster than new food carts this meetup aims to cut through the hype and disseminate knowledge from people who have been using, scaling, and getting-paged-by databases and other systems in production environments. Meetups will be a presentation on someone's experience with a database or related technology in pro...

  • Pdx_func

    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.

  • Pdx_rb

    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.

  • PDX Git Together

    PDX Git Together is a user group focused on git.

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    Stumptown Syndicate

    Our purpose is to support technology education and community-building through events, space and resource coordination, and other activities. We produce events such at Open Source Bridge, Barcamp Portland, Ignite Portland, PDX Tech Workshops and more!

  • PDX Groups (it's meta)

    A mailing list for user group organizers to talk about issues related to organizing user groups. Also responsible for planning the Summer and Winter Coders' Socials.

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