There are a lot of interesting technology events happening in Washington, DC this week, ranging from an introduction to Node.js for developers to an open government deep dive with Transparency Camp this weekend. Below is a roundup of the events that we’ll be attending or find interesting, and you can find a full calendar for the week at DC Tech Events. Have a great week!
Thursday, April 28
DC Tech Startups Kick-Off Event : Want to intern at a tech start up this summer? The DC Tech Summer program is connecting interns to DC startups, and this virtual networking event will be your first chance to meet the organizers and folks from local startups.
DC jQuery: Node.js : This month’s jQuery meetup will look at Node.js with presentations talking about the framework and showing what can be built with it. We’ve been building with Node.js a lot lately, and will be at the meetup to meet other developers and share what we’re working on.
9:00 am — 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday
Transparency Camp : This always popular unconference for opengov brings together government officials, technologists, journalists, and others to share information, tools, and best practices that can make our government more transparent and efficient. We’ll be attending the camp to talk about how to make beautiful, compelling maps with open data and open source software using TileMill.
9:00 am — 9:00 pm on Saturday
Android Hackathon : This one day hackathon will give people a chance to team up and design, develop, and demo an Android application. New to Android development? No problem — there will be a first-time Android developers talk showing the ropes of developing for the platform.