Hartford Tech Week

June 1st - June 5th 2015

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What is Hartford Tech Week? A week long festival of independently-run workshops and seminars lead by local community tech groups.

Grassroots learning. Volunteer driven. Free.

Why Have Hartford Tech Week?

Professional workshops and seminars are being offered in the Hartford area by grassroots tech groups for little or no cost to the general public. But does the general public know about them?

Techs are siloed into several community groups, all operating independently from each other. Hartford Tech Week is the one week out of the year for these groups to come together as a technology open house to the region with a smorgasbord of workshops.

  • Presentations
  • Workshops
  • Social Events

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Our Sponsors We'd like to thank our sponsors for supporting the events this week.

Hartford Tech Week Events More events will be scheduled in the weeks leading to June 1st 2015


Day 1: The Flexible WordPress: 3 Websites, 3 Ways

Take a non-developer look at three popular points on the gamut of what WordPress can help site designers create. Different businesses and purposes have very different needs. Delve into the grit of what it takes to build to suit, including planning structure, mapping out functionality, and finding the right plugin solutions.


Day 2: Code Demos (Visual Studio and more)

Learn from experts on how to utilize Visual Studio Online to automate and deploy builds to cloud services. Demos on the following: Visual Studio Online, Visual Studio Code and more!

Storrs Web Development Meetup

Day 2: Get Sassy!

Marlene will present Sass 101 to get us started then Andrew will present "The Best of Both Worlds: Custom Designs with Bootstrap SASS". Learn how to build completely custom designs, while keeping all the benefits in speed and stability offered by frameworks like Bootstrap.

Connecticut Drupal Group

Day 4: Hello Drupal

Drupal has been making a large push the last couple of years to become a solid Enterprise CMS. Some large organizations in CT have adopted Drupal as their standard CMS, organizations such as Yale, Voya Financial, O&G Industries, Webster Bank, GE, WWE, NBC Universal.


Day 5: CTUXPA's Mobile App Workshop

Design a Mobile App in One Afternoon! Do you have an idea for an app? How do you even start designing one? Learn how at CTUXPA's Mobile App Workshop!

Who will be at Hartford Tech Week?Below are the some of the Hartford Tech Week participants.

Andrew Trice

Scott B Reynolds


Scott is the manager for Hartford Adobe where he is passionate about creativity and technology.

Grace Solivan

Grace Solivan


Works as a web and graphic design freelancer, and is the founder of WordPress Hartford

Joshua Drew


A Technical Evangelist for Microsoft. Enjoys being at the forefront of my industry. Learning, Defining, Building and Growing is what Joshua loves doing.

Richard Barrett-Bates

Richard Barrett-Bates

Core Committee

Works in publishing, design, financial services and marketing at newspapers, agencies, corporations and startups.

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