Web Designers vs. Web Developers

SoCal CTO

Funny graphic by @shanesnow that captures the difference between web designers vs. web developers: Like the issue of Startup CTO or Developer , often startup founders who are less technical have this same question. Do I need a designer or a developer?

Selecting a Web Development Company

SoCal CTO

I''ve written before about finding Web Development Firms in Los Angeles. I just got an email asking about exactly this: I''m with a new company that needs some software built, but doesn''t need (or have the resources for) a large staff of software developers. Graphic design?

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.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. How we designed the tests. This machine is responsible for hosting the web application exclusively. Web servers.

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, Design for the novice.

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Creating a Responsive Web Design for Business Development

Tech Zulu Event

One of the best ways for increase in business development is to create a more responsive web design. A great website design simply reflects well on your business and the quality of your service. Using a Responsive Sizing Design.

Bring Startups and Designers Together with Elegant.ly

Tech Zulu Event

So you have an amazing idea and the back end of your site works flawlessly, but no one wants to use it because it looks like a 5 year old did your site design. For a lot of sites the design can make or break a the success of the website. has the answers to your designer needs.

Framework Benchmarks Round 7

TechEmpower

Happy Halloween fans of web development frameworks! After a several-month hiatus, Round 7 of our project measuring the performance of web application frameworks and platforms is available!

SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!

Tech Zulu Event

SoCal Code Camp is at it again, getting together an amazing pool of experts to speak in front of fellow developers and developers-in-training here in Los Angeles. And it’s not just strictly coding, they will also have a few sessions dedicated to Design and even Project Management.

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Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks. Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. How we designed the tests. Web servers.

Appcelerator | The Mobile Developer Platform

Tech Zulu Event

Appcelerator’s Titanium is the only mobile cloud platform to enable fully native-cross platform, mobile app, hybrid and HTML5 web development, from a single codebase. million web developers to build native, hybrid and HTML5 mobile apps.

SOLA/HACK!

SoCal Tech Calendar

In this mini-hackathon event, participants will use design thinking, UX design methods and web development skills in an entrepreneurial spirit to address social, economic, and environmental challenges specific to South L.A. Saturday, August 13, 2016 -- SOLA/HACK! Generaly Assembl.

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A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

Tech Zulu Event

Open to potential career pivoters and professionals of all levels, the panel consisted of the following panelists, whom entered their positions from backgrounds ranging from business to engineering to design. Jay Stakelon , VP Product Design, Fullscreen. Web analytics, pretty clear.

Startup Weekend LA | An Insiders Story of a Startup on Steroids

Tech Zulu Event

The team needed would consist of at least 1 non-technical business person (me) and 2 or more technical people—designer and developer. I was only able to create a team with non-technical business people and a designer.

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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.

Hollywood Tech Happy Hour

SoCal Tech Calendar

A designer meets a new client, a web developer with a great internet startup. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -- Hollywood Tech Happy Hour. Imagine if there was a place, where at one table an entrepreneur meets her next $100,000 investor. A PHP engineer meets a charismatic founder that excites him with his vision, so much so that he can picture leaving his day job for the exhilarating experience of working tirelessly for technology stock options that could be worth millions one day.

General Assembly Career Lab

SoCal Tech Calendar

Professionals at all experience levels can explore new paths to success in the competitive fields of web development, data, user experience design, and digital marketing. Saturday, June 10, 2017 -- General Assembly Career Lab. Start or advance your career in today’s top tech fields at General Assembly LA's Career Lab.

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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Taylor Freeman of UploadVR on Building a Passionate Culture for Good

Tech.Co

Taylor returned home and dove into learning web development and design on his own. He ended up building a digital agency that did everything from custom apps and web development to branding and digital marketing.

Hackathon SD

SoCal Tech Calendar

Hackathon SD will bring together creative software developers, web developers and designers from across Southern California to work collaboratively on projects of their choosing in a 23-hour marathon of creativity and cooperative development. Saturday, February 19, 2011 -- Hackathon SD.

Hackathon SD

SoCal Tech Calendar

Hackathon SD will bring together creative software developers, web developers and designers from across Southern California to work collaboratively on projects of their choosing in a 23-hour marathon of creativity and cooperative development. Friday, February 18, 2011 -- Hackathon SD.

Sponsor Post: Southern California technology firms are hiring!

socalTECH

Check out some of the recent positions posted to socalTECH's Job Board in recent days: Senior PHP Developer , Los Angeles, Oversee.net. Web Application Developer , Irvine, GrowMetrix. Web Developer , Calabasas, lynda.com, Inc. Web UX Designer , Carpinteria, lynda.com, inc. Senior Web Developer Software Engineer , Santa Monica, Cars.com. Who says there aren't jobs out there? The high tech industry in Southern California is hiring.

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Does Best Buy Need a Restart?

Eric Greenspan

The prominent operating system, Windows, has recently taken a huge risk with a shiny new interface and a radical new design, but how many of us wanted it? Imagine entering the store and joining a discussion or class on Photoshop, web development or replacing a hard disk.

Ziptask Takes On Project Outsourcing

socalTECH

The startup--led by Shawn Livermore--said its experts are aiming at helping oversee projects in the ares of IT, application and web development, e-commerce and design, and other areas. Can you outsource your outsourcing? Anaheim-based Ziptask said today that it has launched a new, online platform which helps offload the management of freelancers and outsourcing, helping businesses via an online, dedicated virtual project manager.

How Milwaukee’s Tech Ecosystem Found Their Sweet Spot

Tech.Co

After graduating with a degree in advertising and design, I started a web development consultancy, where I oversaw user experience, brand design, and business strategy for internet-based startups across the country.

Disney Launches High School Computer Science Program For Girls

socalTECH

According to Disney, the girls will receive more than 300 hours of computer science curriculum, ranging from web development and design to robotics and mobile development. The field trips include special visits to Disneyland Parks and Resorts, Walt Disney Imagineering, Research & Development, and The Walt Disney Studios--not to mention, opportunities to meet with Disney executives and leaders.

How to Build a Great Internet Company – Startups Uncensored #21

Jason Nazar

I’ll be interviewing different team members of Docstoc to talk about the specific tips and advice on topics such as Product Management & Design, Web Development, BizDev, Content Creation, and much more.

Divshot Raises $1.1M For Visual Web App Software

socalTECH

Need to build a web application, and wish you could do it in a more intuitive, visual way? in a seed financing round, for its drag-and-drop software for building web applications. The firm, headed by Michael Bleigh, currently offers up it web-based application builder under a free, open beta; the company said it plans to launch as a paid service later this year. The company said its software is based on the open source Bootstrap framework which was developed by Twitter.

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Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites

InfoChachkie

Divshot's Founders conceived of their innovative web development solution, which automatically generates professional-grade code during the wire framing process, during a Startup Weekend event in Kansas City. This article previously appeared in Forbes.

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Software Development Companies in Southern California

SoCal CTO

This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies. They are generally the senior most person responsible for custom software development, database design, database administration, web development, etc. But where do the software development companies in Southern California congregate? Even still, this barely touches all the different companies in Southern California where software development is happening.

How to Build a Great Internet Company

SoCal Tech Calendar

Jason Nazar will be interviewing different team members of Docstoc to talk about the specific tips and advice on topics such as Product Management and Design, Web Development, BizDev, Content Creation, and much more. This will be a unique one of a kind session showcasing many different members of the Docstoc team talking about specific best practices theyve developed in each of their disciplines. Thursday, April 21, 2011 -- How to Build a Great Internet Company.

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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

The prominent operating system, Windows, has recently taken a huge risk with a shiny new interface and a radical new design, but how many of us wanted it? Imagine entering the store and joining a discussion or class on Photoshop, web development or replacing a hard disk.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 2.0: The Internet is Coming! How will we make money?

Frank Addante

► February (1) Building and Developing an A++ Team ► 2008 (14) ► December (1) Develop a Culture Roadmap ► November (2) Green Week - Save the Environment and Your Cash Creating a Culture of Innovation: Cultural Values.

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