User Groups

Code Camps

Google DevFest

DevFests are community-led, developer events hosted by GDG chapters around the globe focused on community building and learning about Google’s technologies. Each DevFest is inspired by and uniquely tailored to the needs of the developer community and region that hosts it. While no two DevFests will be exactly alike, each at its core is powered by a shared belief that when developers come together to exchange ideas, amazing things can happen.

Boston Code Camp

Boston Code Camp is a day of presentations by and for the Greater Boston and regional technical community. The Code Camp organizers encourage presenters to share a diverse set of technologies, and submissions by a range of presenters from new to highly experienced, and local to regional and national.

Best Coding Bootcamps

The top 40 coding schools in the world - rankings, reviews, and expert advice.

Microsoft Events

List of upcoming events and workshops for Microsoft products.

Code Camp Manifesto

From Microsoft - In order to use the official Code Camp name and banner follow these simple protocols...

CT College Code Challenge

The College Tech Challenge is a chance for the next generation of coders, app builders, engineers to show what they’re made of, win prize money, and earn recognition as the top tech talent in the state. We’re bringing together companies on the Connecticut front lines of technology design and innovation to find and network with the rising top college and university tech talent.


Greater Hartford Python Group

Welcome to the Greater Hartford Python Group--where you will meet fellow software and Python enthusiasts and professionals--as we work to build and strengthen the community of software architects and developers; Python and Python-based application developers, architects and designers; and other computing technologists in Connecticut.
Join our group as a newcomer to Python or as an accomplished Pythonista. We hope that your participation in our group will help you and others to increase their understanding of what Python can do, the best practices to apply when using Python and Python-based tools, and generally, how to be a more productive, more effective and more knowledgeable software architect and developer.

Java (East Hartford)

The Connecticut Java Users Group organizes monthly meetings on new and emerging Java technologies. It aims to help professionals stay abreat of the latest developments in Java and related open source projects. Meetings are free and open to the public.

CTDOTNET (Farmington)

CTDOTNET is a community based professional development group. Our mission is to educate and inform the software development community on current and emerging technologies related to software and web development. Although our name includes ".NET", our presentations are not limited to any specific technology.

Linux (Rocky Hill)

GNU/Linux user group, discussing all things related to Linux, BSD, and free and open source software. Once a month we hold a project night with presentations, demos, or discussions on one or more topics. We also provide help installing or configuring Linux and other open-source software.

SalesForce (Hartford)

Connecticut Salesforce Developer Group - Official Salesforce Developer group for all developers seeking knowledge in Salesforce 1 Platform in Hartford , Connecticut area. We mostly cover topics about Salesforce releases, challenges, new feature, best practices with cool swags.

Office 365 (Hartford)

The Hartford Office 365 Users Group (Hartford O365) is the evolution of the the Connecticut SharePoint Users Group (CTSPUG). Our meetings are a place for professionals to come together and share their successes, near-successes, and almost-successes with Office 365.

Mobile App and Web Development

iOS Developers (Avon)

This group is for developers - beginners to experts - in the Farmington Valley / Hartford, CT, area, interested in creating apps and games for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Developers for Mac (and Android) welcome, too!

CT User Experience Professionals Association (Hartford)

Tech Startups

Hartford Meetup - Technology

A list of computer technology meetups in the Hartford area.


Hartford VMUG

VMware User Group

VMUG Communities

"The new VMUG community is a place to interact with other VMUG members. Participate in discussions, view upcoming events, ask questions, join local Communities and more!"


Boston User Groups

Calendar of upcoming user group meetings.

Boston-area User Group Calendar

Daily listing of various user group meetings in the Boston area.

Boston Python User Group (Cambridge)

Boston Python is one of the largest local Python user groups in the world. Meet other local Python developers, learners, employers (www.meetup.com/bostonpython/sponsors/ and enthusiasts of all kinds. All skill levels are welcome: if you are interested in Python, we are interested in you!

Boston Mobile C# Developers' Group (Cambridge)

...focuses on the use of C# in the exciting area of mobile development. The group's main topics are Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android and Windows Phone.

Boston Linux & Unix User Group (MIT)

Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society.

Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group (Agwam)

The Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group brings together people interested in Development technologies. We are Microsoft and Open Source Programmers, Sharepoint Gurus, Mobile Developers, IT Staffers, Enterprise Database experts, Entrepreneurs, Rookies, Professionals and Novices.

New England Microsoft Developers (Burlington)

The New England Microsoft Developers meet monthly to discus software development with the Microsoft tools and products. We discuss .Net and Web and SQL topics. This group was formerly know as The New England Visual Basic Professionals. We've broadened the focus beyond VB to include other languages and technologies.

New England SQL Server User Group (Burlington)

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Microsoft offices at One Cambridge Center in Cambridge, MA.

Microsoft DevBoston

User group for Microsoft development technologies such as Visual Studio, SQL Server, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, Team Foundation Server, DevOps, and Windows Azure.

Professional Societies

IEEE Computer Society

ACM - Association for Computing Machinery

Computer Shows

CT Computer Shows

Trenton Computer Festival

One of the oldest and longest running amateur computer shows in the country. Luminaries such as Bill Gates (1989), Eric Raymond (1999) and Richard Stallman (2010) have spoken here.