Coding Grace's Maths Café Cancelled

4 days, 11 hours left

Beginners Dublin Sat, 30th May 2015 11:00 UTC 25.00

Maths Café is for people who want to brush up on their school maths or who maybe never fully got it in the first place :) We know you're going to be rusty! So, we start each topic from scratch. What you can expect is a lecture-free, relaxed, sociable and engaging experience.

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HTML5/CSS3 Workshop (Part 1 of 3)

1 week, 2 days left

Beginners Dublin Thu, 04th Jun 2015 18:30 UTC 15.00

We are partnering with Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet, and Graphic Design Dublin to run a special 3-evening HTML5/CSS3 workshop.

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HTML5/CSS3 Workshop (Part 2 of 3)

1 week, 6 days left

Intermediate Dublin Mon, 08th Jun 2015 18:30 UTC 15.00

We are partnering with Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet, and Graphic Design Dublin to run a special 3-evening HTML5/CSS3 workshop.

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HTML5/CSS3 Workshop (Part 3 of 3)

2 weeks, 2 days left

Intermediate Dublin Thu, 11th Jun 2015 18:30 UTC 15.00

We are partnering with Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet, and Graphic Design Dublin to run a special 3-evening HTML5/CSS3 workshop.

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Learn Python by making a text-based adventure game @ INSPIREFEST 2015

3 weeks, 4 days left

Beginners Dublin Sat, 20th Jun 2015 10:00 UTC 0.00

We are delighted to run a beginners Python workshop at INSPIREFEST's fringe festival. No experience required. Laptops will be provided. You will need to register to attend.

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Creating Storytelling Games with Fungus & Unity 3D @ Women Techmakers

2 months left

Beginners Dublin Sat, 25th Jul 2015 11:30 UTC 0.00

Creating Storytelling Games with Fungus & Unity 3D. Beginners-friendly. Bring your own laptop.

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Coding Grace are a group of developers based in Ireland who love to code and do other geeky and not necessarily crafty activities. Some of us code full-time, or just for fun (or both). We have people who are part of other technical user groups such as Dublin ALT.NET, GameCraft, Python Ireland, Ruby Ireland and more…

We provide female-friendly workshops and events in an environment for developers and aspiring developers mentored by majority female instructors.

Where many events tend to have more males than females, we aim to encourage many females to come along to our workshops and learn to code and more. We also encourage any females who want to mentor technical material to help out, it’s not that scary after all.

It doesn’t matter if you are learning or mentoring, gaining confidence to ask questions, helping others, which results in everyone learning from each other gives females in this field the encouragement to further their careers, attend technical conferences, or even give a technical talk at one.

We aim to provide a support network for people from all backgrounds and hope our outreach will help bring those who are interested in code development together and learn from one another.

"I found the format really helpful and engaging. It's great to play around (I love being told to break the code) and know that you're not going to reinforce bad habits because you’re still within a teaching environment. […] thanks for giving me a shot in the arm and spending your Saturday engaged in techy altruism." — Kathryn Daniel, Introduction to Python Workshop (Part 1)

Who's Grace?

Coding Grace is an homage to Grace Hopper. She is a computer scientist who held one of the highest ranks in the US Navy, the Rear Admiral. She created the term "debug", literally removing a moth from a computer. She also developed COBOL. Another interesting tidbit, she was awarded the inaugural Computer Scientist "Man" of the Year award in 1969 from the Data Processing Management Association. "Amazing Grace" also had a U.S. Navy destroyer named after her called "USS Hopper".

Why do you charge for your events?

The organisers and mentors are all volunteers and charge nothing for helping out. This is what we do with the money charged from ticket sales:

  • Cover expenses e.g. notepads, pens, breakfast/lunch (if included), beverages, snacks, venue (if not free) and other expenses
  • Any monies left over goes right back into
    • funding the next Coding Grace events and workshops
    • inital help in setting up other chapters of Coding Grace
Receipts for expenses are all kept digitally.


Currently Coding Grace is in DUBLIN, keep an eye out as we have another chapter in Ireland coming on board soon.

If you are interested in running Coding Grace in your local area, please feel free to drop us an email.

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We welcome people from all diverse backgrounds and levels to help out.

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The Code of Conduct is based on Python Ireland's Code of Conduct and will be used for all events organised by Coding Grace.

Coding Grace is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form.

All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any events venue, including talks. Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate for Coding Grace events. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event without a refund (if any) at the sole discretion of the event organisers.

Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly event for all.

We value the participation of each member of the community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout EventGeekie organised events. To make clear what is expected, all delegates/attendees, speakers, exhibitors, organisers and volunteers at any EventGeekie event are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. organisers will enforce this code throughout the event.

For the longer version, you can read it here:
Coding Grace Code of Conduct full version