The Inaugural Blacks in Technology Conference, instantly tagged as BITCON2018, is a 3-day interactive platform for professionals, entrepreneurs, influencers, subject matter experts, students, and thought leaders who share a common goal... increasing the visibility and representation of black men and women in the tech industry.  As we seek to further our mission of establishing a practice of world class excellence, BIT has crafted a stimulating and engaging program that intertwines and encompasses the Twin Cities educational, business, political and tech communities. Utilizing forums such as tech exhibits, career fairs, pitch competitions, networking parties, city innovation tours, lightning talks, and panel discussions, BIT invites you to redefine your career in tech…
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Saturday, October 13 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Front End Tooling

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Staying ahead of the frontend development curve is difficult, and it's easy to quickly feel out-of-date or left behind. We'll help you make the leap into Preprocessors of all kinds, plumb the depths of your favorite text editors, get up and running with source control (tldr; use it!), discover browser development tools, and explore the best ways to test your code across a range of browsers and devices. To top it all off, we’ll mix in all the other tasty essentials you’ll want to know about: the dreaded terminal, performance tuning, automated deployment, and much more!

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Ryan Cromwell

Technical Director, Sparkbox
Ryan Cromwell is the Technical Director at Sparkbox with nearly 15 years of experience delivering solutions ranging from real-time customer loyalty systems and elegant user experiences to streamlined statistical process control software. Having worked with passionate, high-performing... Read More →
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Adam Simpson

Web Developer, Sparkbox
Adam Simpson is a frontend developer at Sparkbox with experience in Javascript, PHP, Ruby, and web design, and he’s passionate about semantic markup, crafting quality code, and creating accessible experiences regardless of device. Adam is a constant evangelist for efficiency and... Read More →

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At Sparkbox, we work with you to create beautiful, valuable products that last and empower you to own your application or website moving forward. Through user-focused plans and accessible, goals-driven design, our team works alongside yours to craft experiences that make a difference... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Best Buy HQ - Zeke Landres 7601 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423

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