Category Archives: Meetings

Call for Presentations

Andrew Comeau   November 16, 2014   Comments Off on Call for Presentations

The Ocala I.T. Professionals is looking for tech experts in the Ocala / Marion County area who would like to share what they’ve been working on in one of our monthly presentation meetings. We don’t need professional speakers and you don’t have to commit to a half hour multimedia extravaganza. If you can talk for 10-15 minutes about what you’ve… Read more »

Missed tonight’s meeting? See the presentation online!

Andrew Comeau   November 6, 2014   Comments Off on Missed tonight’s meeting? See the presentation online!

Tonight, we talked about WordPress, the blogging tool and content management system for websites. As part of the presentation, I demonstrated how easy WordPress is to install by creating a new WordPress website under my own site at Drewslair.com. If you missed the meeting, you can see both the presentation slides here! http://ocalaitpros.server302.com/downloads/wordpress.pdf.  

New Javascript Meetup – Gainesville JS

Andrew Comeau   September 29, 2014   Comments Off on New Javascript Meetup – Gainesville JS

One of our members, Aaron Dixon, has started a new Javascript meetup group in Gainesville, Gainesville JS. This meetup will be devoted to full-stack Javascript, exploring all uses from server to native implementations. Their first meeting is this coming Thursday, October 2, at 6:00 p.m. at the 352, Inc. facility in Gainesvillle. Future meetings will be planned for the first… Read more »

3D Printing Lecture – September 18, 2014, Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator

Andrew Comeau   September 3, 2014   Comments Off on 3D Printing Lecture – September 18, 2014, Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator

On Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 12:00 p.m., Dr. Mark Davidson, President of The Tech Toybox, will be giving a presentation on the Basics of 3D Printing. This presentation is being hosted by the Ocala / Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership be at the Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator. It’s free to attend although an e-mail RSVP is required. This… Read more »

Fossetcon 2014 – September 11-13, 2014, Orlando, FL

Andrew Comeau   September 2, 2014   Comments Off on Fossetcon 2014 – September 11-13, 2014, Orlando, FL

Fossetcon 2014, the First Annual Free and Open Source Software Expo and Technology Conference is being held in Orlando, FL from September 11 – 13 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This three-day event is a “*nix(Unix like) conference that focuses primarily on Free and Open Source Software and the systems that run it – whether it be… Read more »

September Presentation Meeting

Andrew Comeau   August 22, 2014   Comments Off on September Presentation Meeting

Come join us for our September Presentation meeting at the Ocala Power Plant business incubator! For our main presentation, Andrew Comeau will be talking about what every I.T. person should know about database technology. This will be the first part of a series of presentations which will include the basics of relational databases and an overview of database normalization with… Read more »

Ocala Online Marketing Workshop – Conversion Optimization Tips & Tricks

Andrew Comeau   August 22, 2014   Comments Off on Ocala Online Marketing Workshop – Conversion Optimization Tips & Tricks

The Ocala Online Marketing Workshop had a successful first meeting on August 14th at Mimi’s Cafe in Ocala and will be back there on September 18th to discuss conversion strategies to get your customers to follow through on your message. Headed by Rachaelle Lynn, owner of Leads Digital in Ocala, this is a group where you can learn about online strategies for promoting your business… Read more »

New Group – Ocala Online Marketing Workshop

Andrew Comeau   May 31, 2014   Comments Off on New Group – Ocala Online Marketing Workshop
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The Ocala I.T. Professionals continues to grow and we now have a new spin-off group! The Ocala Online Marketing Workshop welcomes everyone who wants to learn more about promoting their businesses or organizations online. We’ll be talking about strategies for search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click advertising (PPC) along with ways that you can maximize your visibility online and attract… Read more »

May Presentation Meeting

Andrew Comeau   May 22, 2014   Comments Off on May Presentation Meeting

The Ocala I.T. Professionals had another successful meeting last night with a record turnout! 20 people attended our May Presentation meeting at the Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator to hear presentations on iOS / Android development and HTML / CSS. There were good Q&A sessions for both presentations and it was great to see such a response from the local… Read more »

May Dinner Meeting

Andrew Comeau   May 8, 2014   Comments Off on May Dinner Meeting
McAlisters Deli in Ocala

The Ocala I.T. Professionals just keeps having one great meeting after another!  Tonight was our May dinner meeting at McAlister’s Deli in Ocala. We had 15 people turn out for this meeting and ended up staying for over two hours, talking and exchanging ideas. We had at least three newcomers tonight, having gained a few members just this past week… Read more »