If you’re reading this, that means you survived last week’s earthquake and hurricane. Before the next natural disaster strikes, why not make some new friends, pick up some new skills, and enjoy yourself? A good starting point could be one of the technology events happening this week in Washington, DC. Check out our roundup below, and see a full calendar of events at DC Tech Events. Have a great week!
Wednesday, August 31
Web Content Gets Social : The Content Strategy DC and Web Content Mavens groups are teaming up to throw this happy hour to fuel conversations on web content, strategy, and social media. If you’re a creator of online content, you’ll want to check this out.
Django District: Jazz Goes to College : This month’s Django District meetup introduce the open source Brubeck CMS, the content management system that powers University of Missouri’s student newspaper and was recently open sourced to serve as a CMS for other news organizations.
DC PHP Beverage Meetup : Are you a php developer who likes to talk code over a few beers? Then this is the meetup for you. Come out to meet other php programmers, talk shop, and have a few drinks.
Sunday, September 4
Programmer’s Book Club : This meetup will feature a discussion on the book Producing Open Source Software by Karl Fogel, a guide put out by O’Reilly with steps to help open source software developers build successful collaborative projects.