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{code}fest @ VMworld 2017

As hinted at a couple of weeks ago, what started out as a simple hackathon event at VMworld 2016 last year has grown into a four-day series of connected events: Welcome to VMworld {code}fest!

Learn. Code. Connect.

VMworld’s {code}fest is aimed at exposing and engaging those interested in developer and open source coding. Over the four days of {code}fest you can expect hands-on coding sessions, beginner to advanced level presentations, networking opportunities, and much more! With over 40 {code}fest and {code}fest-approved events there’s always something to be a part of!

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{code}fest Highlights

Monday August 28, 2017

VMworld {code}fest bus and flowersVMworld Hackathon is back!

The Hackathon is an interactive, hands-on event where members collaborate intensively on software projects with a VMware twist! Join us after your breakout sessions have finished from 8pm until midnight.

See our earlier blog post for more details on the Hackathon.

Tuesday August 29, 2017
All things Kubernetes!

Tuesday at {code}fest is all about Kubernetes! Come down to the VMware{code} booth in the VMvillage and join your colleagues for fast-paced lightning talks. You’ll find a variety of self-paced labs in the Hands-on Labs space. And don’t miss the breakout sessions for a deeper look at Kubernetes.

Click here for the full details on Tuesday’s events.

Wednesday August 30, 2017
Women Transforming Tech
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Join your colleagues for lively discussions about gender, technology and bias. Nithya Ruff, Linux Foundation board member will start with a talk about open source project participation and gender. Then Robin Hauser, director of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, will take the stage to discuss bias in our industry. How does unconscious bias affect our choices in the way we hire, promote and compensate? The presentation will close with a panel discussion featuring leaders from companies who will talk about how they address bias within their organizations.

For details on Wednesday’s events click here.

Thursday August 31, 2017
Amazon Echo + VMware & Hackathon Winners!

Want to have some fun with our infrastructure? Watch our team demonstrate how to integrate Amazon Echo into VMware’s suite of products. More than just for fun, this integration will bring insight on automation and management across the VMware suite.

Saving the best for last, join us at the VMvillage for the award ceremony of Monday’s Hackathon & Coding Challenge winners.

Be sure to stop by for:

  • Prizes
  • Drinks
  • Food

Click here for details on Thursday’s events.


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