Lightening Talks and Tools/Tips

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

This month we're crowd-sourcing the best tools and tips from around the group. We'll have a series of lightening talks (short 5~7 minute "show and tell" style talks) where we'll get a peek into other developers' workflows and the tools that make them productive. If you have something you'd like to show (even if you […]

Software Developer Meetup!

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

TriDev is a monthly software development meetup with a wide range of topics in order to mix a wide range of people. Topics include code, IoT and maker projects, VR/AR, design, soft skills, leadership, and more. Each meetup starts at 6PM with a few minutes of chat and networking. At 6:15 a speaker gives the […]

Strategies for getting the AI to work effectively with your domain model.

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

Cliff Hall will discuss several strategies for getting the AI to communicate effectively with your app. There will be no talk of tuning models, vector databases, or RAG. We will focus instead on harnessing the massive context of today’s models to get appropriate suggestions using your JSON domain model.

Software Developer Meetup!

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

TriDev is a monthly software development meetup with a wide range of topics in order to mix a wide range of people. Topics include code, IoT and maker projects, VR/AR, design, soft skills, leadership, and more. Each meetup starts at 6PM with a few minutes of chat and networking. At 6:15 a speaker gives the […]

Software Developer Meetup!

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

TriDev is a monthly software development meetup with a wide range of topics in order to mix a wide range of people. Topics include code, IoT and maker projects, VR/AR, design, soft skills, leadership, and more. Each meetup starts at 6PM with a few minutes of chat and networking. At 6:15 a speaker gives the […]

Building Practical LLM Apps and Automations w/Ryan Hayes

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

It feels like everyone is building LLMs and chatbots these days, and rightly so! ChatGPT and LLMs have made canned if/else chat flows feel as dated as a calendar. But are Chatbots all LLMs are good for? In this talk Ryan Hayes will show you some examples of the real power of LLMs within the […]

LLMs and You w/Jacob Windle

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

Hear a lot about LLMs and don't know where to start? This talk will guide you gently through the world of LLMs and how to interact with them. I will start with one of the seminal papers that defined a novel model architecture that got this started, and go through the following questions: 1. What […]

Amplify423

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

A NEW meetup designed to help founders and aspiring founders learn, connect, and grow.Topic: Validating Ideas and Product Market Fit Amplify423 is a NEW series of events and workshops dedicated to helping Tennessee founders learn, grow, and stay connected. Our mission is to provide startups with the tools and resources they need to launch and […]

Reproducible Developer Shells and Containerless Stacks with Nix w/Taylor Gunnoe

Spark Plaza 404 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN, United States

Developer environments often make use of containers to solve problems with portability and composability with other services, eg running services locally for testing and development, and expecting this to work across developer machines. With software and hardware increasingly becoming more complex, portability breaks down. It also becomes time consuming to re-build and re-run containers and […]