Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a schedule?

The next event follows this schedule:
  • 19:00 - Doors open
  • 19:30 - Introduction and announcements
  • 19:40 - Introduction to JavaScript and Node.js
  • 23:00 - Cleaning up

What do I need to bring?

Bring a laptop, a desire to learn, and all your friendship!

Who organizes this event?

David van Leeuwen (@davidvanleeuwen), Tiemen Waterreus (@tiemenwaterreus), John van de Water (@johnvandewater) and Timon van Spronsen (@timonvspronsen) run the Rotterdam chapter.

What actually happens at a NodeSchool Rotterdam event?

NodeSchool Rotterdam events are an opportunity to hang out with other learners and mentors in a low stress, encouraging environment. Get set up to work on lessons with real industry tools on your own computer, at your own pace.

What is a Focused Session?

Focused Sessions happen during our NodeSchool events. While our general event is free-form and self-directed, our Focused Sessions are more of a lecture-style format led by a mentor on special topics. We don't always have Focused Sessions, so keep an eye on our website and Twitter for announcements!

How much does it cost to attend?

NodeSchool Rotterdam is free! And open source!

How do I become a mentor?

We're always looking for people to volunteer to be mentors! We ask that prospective mentors:

More questions?

File an issue at our GitHub repo and we'll answer as soon as possible.

Code of Conduct

NodeSchool Rotterdam is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event organisers.

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If you have questions or feedback about this Code of Conduct please contact one of the organizers.

The organizers of the above community adhere to the JSConf Code of Conduct.