Ruby & JavaScript Open Pairing Event

Open Pairing on a JavaScript Project

Tue 2/20/2018
Start time: 6:00 pm PST
End time: 9:30 pm PST

Open Pairing on a Ruby Project

Tue 2/20/2018
Start time: 6:00 pm PST
End time: 9:30 pm PST


This workshop is an opportunity to improve your coding skills by pair programming on an open source project.

Click here for more information about class levels in this course!

Session Description

Bring your own Ruby or JavaScript project to this "open pairing" event, and find a volunteer mentor (or a peer programmer) to pair with. This session is reaching out to students who are people of color and/or LGBTQ women, trans, and nonbinary people. Students who do not identify as a member of these groups may come as a guest (+1) of an attendee who does.
  • 6:00 - 6:30 - Dinner and casual conversation
  • 6:30 - 6:45 - Student and volunteer introductions
  • 6:45 - 9:20 - Open pairing
  • 9:20 - 9:30 - Cleanup, thank-yous, and closing


Learners Guild

Learners Guild

A radically accessible on-ramp to a great career in tech.
Learners Guild offers a 10 month, life-changing experience that supports you in leveling up your web development and interpersonal skills so you're ready for a high-paying career. No other program is as holistic, immersive, or rigorous.

Transportation, Parking, and Accessibility

Learners Guild is located in downtown Oakland, three blocks from the 12th St. BART Station. Street parking is available. The workshop will be held on the garden level downstairs. Wheelchair access to this downstairs space is available via elevator; please confirm access with the organizer [email protected] if you are a chair user. Some second displays (desktop monitors) are available for use in this space; please bring your own adapter(s) if you'd like to connect to one.

Food and Drinks

Food (including vegan and GF options) and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided – so please be thoughtful about your registration, and cancel it if you are unable to come.


No childcare will be provided at this event.


What? Open pairing isn't enough of a party? If you must: The Trappist at 460 8th St (closes at midnight)

Organized By:

7 volunteers!

5 students!