lynda.com Targets Web Development Skills With New Courses

socalTECH

Carpinteria-based online education provider lynda.com said late Friday that it is expanding out its library of courses, with a new set of programming courses aimed at accelerating web development. Accrding to lynda.com, it has launched a new set of courses covering everything from technology like CoffeeScript and AngulusJS, to teaching coding to children. lynda development courses learning class education

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Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Web design typically refers to the process of interface design and graphic design.

Aspiring LA Web Developer's Dream To Go To Coding Camp, Pay It Forward

socalTECH

What do you do if you''d like to become a web developer, but can''t afford to pay for the courses to learn those skills? alexander developer coding camp indiegogo crowdfunding scholarship minority

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. This machine is responsible for hosting the web application exclusively. Web servers. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact.

Framework Benchmarks Round 9

TechEmpower

Of course, other variables are at play, such as significantly more HT processor cores--40 versus 8 for our i7 tests--and a different system architecture, NUMA. The hardware specifications used in Round 9 were not well-optimized for the web-app use case our project exercises.

Framework Benchmarks Round 13

TechEmpower

Round 13 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is here! The large filters panel on our results web site is a testament to the ever-broadening spectrum of options for web developers. What a great time to be building web apps!

Pragmatism with Flavor

TechEmpower

We build web and mobile applications, and we've been doing so for a little over fifteen years. As software developers, we're technophiles, so we enjoy these cycles and quite often find humor listening to the energy spent arguing on either side of issues. Not to downplay developer happiness. Anyone who has been around the web development block is going to tell you that they select technologies with some balance between coolness and pragmatism.

Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

SoCal CTO

And in most cases they are not ready to hire developers either. Instead, what they should be considering is how to bridge the Startup Founder Developer Gap and exactly what they need in terms of Startup CTO or Developer.

Does Best Buy Need a Restart?

Eric Greenspan

Imagine entering the store and joining a discussion or class on Photoshop, web development or replacing a hard disk. Per course: $9.99. Offer certifications and course bundles. I continue to be fascinated with Best Buy.

General Assembly LA | $2,000 Lights, Camera, Code Scholarship

Tech Zulu Event

Startup enablers and Silicon Beach hubs General Assembly, Cross Campus, Launchpad LA, and LAVA have teamed up to provide five $2,000 scholarships to General Assembly’s 12 -week Web Development Immersive Program. web developer.

How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

InfoChachkie

As noted in Hacking Hacker News , the company previously dominated the mindshare of the web development community by facilitating the spread of a random posting on Hacker News. Geo was a lightly veiled reference to Geocities, a Web 1.0

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How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

InfoChachkie

As noted in Hacking Hacker News , the company previously dominated the mindshare of the web development community by facilitating the spread of a random posting on Hacker News. Geo was a lightly veiled reference to Geocities, a Web 1.0

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Initial Conversation with a CTO or Technical Advisor

SoCal CTO

Maybe you are going for a reality check on your current situation - wondering if you have a Weak Development Team or a Startup Founder Developer Gap. Maybe you have questions about the types of developers you need and even whether you need a Startup CTO or Developer or both.

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Finding a Technical Cofounder for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

"I'm looking for a partner / cofounder who can not only head the technical aspects and build a working model of the site, but someone with the connections to put a great development team together when we need it. Do you have dollars to pay for development?

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Does Best Buy Need a Restart?

Eric Greenspan

Imagine entering the store and joining a discussion or class on Photoshop, web development or replacing a hard disk. Per course: $9.99. Offer certifications and course bundles. I continue to be fascinated with Best Buy.

Design for the Novice, Configure for the Pro

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve had a long-standing rule of thumb in product design, which I call “design for the novice, configure for the pro.&# I started saying this back in 2001/02, long before the era of Web 2.0, Fast forward a decade and now I had a startup filled with smart web developers.

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Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

SoCal CTO

Steve Gilison worked as a market researcher and product manager at a startup where my company, TechEmpower , did the software / web development. Of course, I immediately gave him the whole spiel on Visible Networking and Steve was totally game to make our networking visible.

What Lynda.com Plans With Its $103M Funding, with Eric Robison

socalTECH

We already had a presence there, and are moving into a standalone building in Calabasas focused on web development. Eric Robison: We're not going to spend it all right way, of course. That's on top of producing 400 courses this year, which is within our normal operating budget.

What Lynda.com Plans To With Its $103M Funding, with Eric Robison

socalTECH

We already had a presence there, and are moving into a standalone building in Calabasas focused on web development. Eric Robison: We're not going to spend it all right way, of course. That's on top of producing 400 courses this year, which is within our normal operating budget.

Finding Developers is Tough Again

SoCal CTO

I’m seeing and hearing that it’s becoming tough finding good developers again, at least here in Los Angeles. On Friday, at the LA CTO Forum , I heard from a couple of CTOs having trouble finding good developers. My company, TechEmpower , recently added a few top notch developers, but it wasn’t easy to find just the right people. I was wondering, what methods have you found to be successful in finding developers? Of course, a lot of people say the same thing.

Symptoms of a Weak Development Team

SoCal CTO

I am hearing from my project management team a bit of distrust in the technical capacity of our web development team. I think we suffer because of the distance and culture but the project management team takes every late delivery or small bug as evidence that the development team may not be capable. But please: Just because your development team has these symptoms does not mean that you have a weak development team. No communication between developers.

Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen

SoCal CTO

Of course, when I started thinking about Visible Networking , I immediately went to Cliff to check in to see how he's doing and to get his feedback, thoughts and ideas on the concept.

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

Tech Zulu Event

CreatorUp is the online web series school teaching the next generation of web series creators how to make and market their own new video projects on the web. Creators can take any course of interest on-demand by purchasing it through our website. Any upcoming developments?

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Lynda.com Inks Massive, $103M Funding Round

socalTECH

Lynda.com offers up online education courses on things like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD, and much more. Robison reports that the company now has over 400 employees, spread across seven building in a Carpinteria campus, in addition to a web development branch in Calabasas, and sales offices in the UK and Australia.

Innovation and Geography

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? Of course, thats probably even more true in Silicon Valley. ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo.

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Interview with Bruce Huang, UCLA Silicon Beach Innovation Lab

socalTECH

For example, we have people currently working in video and film production, who want to get into coding, who want to become a web developer, and who want to become cybersecurity professionals. For students who have previously taken a data science course and earned a certificate or degree, now, they can look at and join a practicum internship for 12 weeks.

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Stacksocial | Bringing Forth the Next Logical Step in Purchasing Software

Tech Zulu Event

From a complex problem, a simple solution was found; work directly with developers and publishers to help them reach the demographic that’s most likely to utilize their software. Their Bundle categories consist of Music apps, Mac Productivity, Web Design and more.

The Disappearing Face Of Mainstream Retailing Setting

Tech Zulu Event

While in 1996, Hotmail launched e-mail on the web, and it opened the world of online communications. Of course, the number 1 reason for shifting to online retailing is the lower start-up costs.

Founders Fund and Peter Thiel Inject $28M into Asana

Tech Zulu Event

Asana serves team from diverse industries, including medical research, mobile networks, professional sports, political campaigns and of course, software and web development.

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Sales Kids With Grit – Web 2.0 Paper Routes

InfoChachkie

For children with a proclivity toward business, a newspaper route provided an invaluable opportunity to develop the following entrepreneurial skills: Punctuality – Newspapers had to be delivered on time, irrespective of the weather, the fact that Sunday papers can weigh several pounds each or the requirement to wake up at the crack of dawn. They also accounted for each paper and were often financially penalized for any papers which were lost , thereby developing strong internal controls.

How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

SoCal Delicious

Of course the sequence of steps is a generalization, so perhaps you’ll have to change it to fit your needs. requestHandler.php [L] Please note that the code above kinda disables the Web server’s error handling. Sometimes even smart developers do evil things with your URIs.

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Why The Growth Of The Internet Is Driving EdgeCast's Revenues

socalTECH

You need a CDN to improve the performance of your content, especially as the web is getting heavier, more complicated, and there's more rich media. I think that's what is the main foundational element of a Web 2.0

Dallas Day of.Net | Training and Trends on Microsoft Technologies

Tech Zulu Event

The following is a list and description of a few of the sessions: Real-time Everything with SignalR (2 hour lab)SignalR, the latest addition to the ASP.NET stack, provides real-time capabilities to developers without requiring massive transitions in practice or imposing a huge learning curve.

The Director of the CIA’s Email was Hacked By a Teenager: Here’s How

Tech Zulu Event

Still, the real jaw-dropper continues to be the fact that so much sensitive information was just sitting there in the form of un-encrypted attachments when even first-year college students in any web development program can speak intelligently about SSH keys. With the U.S.

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A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

Tech Zulu Event

And of course, product managers relay the abstract to the engineering teams to ensure the delivered product is, what it was planned to be. The term a gile development is defined, and the panel agreed unanimously that maintaining this mindset is necessary. Web analytics, pretty clear.