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Thanks to everyone who came to our inaugural meetup in Austin last night! A headcount at one point in the night put us at about 120 people, which is fantastic. Big thanks to Katie Kovalcin for organizing.
Jason Weaver used the Meetup.com API to make a fun grid of the avatars of the people who RSVP'd:
Jason is going to be taking over the Austin CodePen Meetup, so we'll post about when the next Austin one is as soon as we can.
From what I heard, it was a unique mix of people for Austin. Lots of new faces.
.@CodePen meetup last night was legit. So much nerd. So much wow.
— Ian Fleming (@iangfleming) November 7, 2014
— Una Kravets (@Una) November 7, 2014
We did a pub quiz with some nerdy web questions and managed to give away all the swag we brought.
Awesome night. Met some fellow front end nerds, won a round of CSS/HTML pub trivia. Thanks, @CodePen! Love y'all!
— eric woof (@eric_b_wood) November 7, 2014
We're all setup with our swag at the first meetup. Can't wait to see y'all, ATX! pic.twitter.com/Bur2Z8qqo9
— CodePen.IO (@CodePen) November 6, 2014
— Jon Winton (@Jon_Winton) November 7, 2014
We got to meet loads of people. Some faces we recognized from the internet and some brand new!
had a great time at the codepen meetup thanks @chriscoyier & tim & alex!
— stanolithic.js (@fivetanley) November 7, 2014
— Adam McCombs (@adammccombs) November 7, 2014
@CodePen Definitely one of my favorite meetups!
— Emma Follender (@EFollender) November 7, 2014
— Paul Russo (@prusso) November 7, 2014
@CodePen thanks for hosting the CodePen meetup in Austin tonight!
— Lawrence Francell (@twintails) November 7, 2014
We're in the process of lining up future meetups. If you've ever reached out to us about that, we already have you on the list and we'll reach out about that soon. If you haven't, and are interested, get in touch by shooting us an email at email@example.com.