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Like to code? Like to talk about code? Submit a proposal to speak at Portland Code Camp 2012

Sometimes, coding can be a bit of a solitary existence. That’s why we’ve got IRC and whatnot.

But sharing your knowledge with other developers in person can be incredibly powerful. And that’s why we have events like Code Camp Portland. Where you’re going to speak, right? Read More

You got your journalism in my digital. You got your digital in my journalism. Again. Camp.

Digital Journalism Camp, Portland, the premier event for journalists, bloggers, reporters, podcasters work through the issues facing folks creating content on the Web today.

It’s that time of year again. The sun is starting to peek out a little more often. The breeze feels a little warmer. And the camps are beginning to get going again.

That’s right. It’s time for Digital Journalism Camp, Portland. On May 14, the premier event for journalists, bloggers, reporters, podcasters, newscasters, and writers to all get in the same room, get all unconferencey, and work through the issues facing folks creating content on the Web today. Read More

Camp camp campity camp: Need to go camping? Well, visit WhereCampPDX or Cre8camp this weekend

It’s the beginning of fall. And while summer might be the best time for camping around here. Fall is the tech season for camping. WhereCamping, BarCamping, Cre8Camping. And two of those camps overlap this weekend.

That’s right. You can either get your geogeeking bent on or your creative bent on this weekend. Thanks to WhereCampPDX and Cre8Camp. Read More

WordCamp Portland: Aaron Hockley hands off the organizational reins to Morgan Senkal

After two years of running the show, Aaron Hockley is handing off the management of WordCamp Portland 2010 to Morgan Senkal.

It’s no secret that we here in Portland love the camps. Camps here. Camps there. Camp camp campity camp. And you might have also heard, we’ve also got a bit of a soft spot for that whole blogging thing.

So it comes as little surprise that a camp focused on a blogging platform—WordCamp Portland, a gathering of WordPress fans—does really well around here. So well in fact, that after two years of running the show, Aaron Hockley is ready to take a little breather, so he’s handing off the management of WordCamp Portland 2010 to Morgan Senkal. Read More

Denormalize, optimize your datasets, and get relational with OpenSQL Camp

Well, be ready to be rapt with joy, you denormalizing debutants. OpenSQL Camp is coming to Portland, November 14-15.

Everyone knows that Portland loves the camps. BarCamps, WhereCamps, WordCamps. No matter the camp, we’ll have one here. It’s just a good cultural fit. And word around the campfire is that we might like the open source stuff a bit, as well.

But what you may not know is that we’ve got a fair number of people who enjoy the database geeking, too. And getting all crazy with the structured query language and whatnot. If only we could combine the Portland love of camps and open source with some of that database geekery. Now that would be a camp wouldn’t it?

Well, be ready to be rapt with joy, you denormalizing debutants. OpenSQL Camp is coming to Portland, November 14-15. Read More

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