Los Angeles Web Developer
JANUARY 28, 2010
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.
Web Designers vs. Web Developers
NOVEMBER 30, 2010
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?
Hackathon Targets Orange County Web Developers
JANUARY 23, 2013
In one of the newest "hackathons" to hit Southern California, a group of companies are looking to draw Orange County software developers to a new hackathon, geared around WebRTC, the open "Web Real Time Communications" framework aimed at helping developers create voice and video chat applications. hackathon anymeeting webrtc realtime software developer contest saas tokbox influxis
StockTwits Ties With Investor Relations Web Developer
JANUARY 31, 2012
San Diego-based StockTwits , the online, finance-focused messaging service, said today that it has partnered with Q4 Web Systems , a developer of corporate websites and social media products for public companies. stocktwits investor relations website developer software micromessaging
APRIL 23, 2010
I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your StartupThought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.
SweetLabs Dangles $50K To Developers
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
San Diego-based SweetLabs , the startup formerly known as OpenCandy, said today that it has launched a $50,000 contest which will reward web developers for creating desktop applications for its Pokki desktop app environment. The firm, which is venture backed by Google Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, said that the top prize is $30,000, and will be rewarded to the best desktop app submitted by a developer to the company.
How to Find and Hire a Developer
Tech Zulu Event
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
At Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood 2012 Kevin Winston organized a panel called “How to Find and Hire a Developer”. Always have a developer do a test project before hiring them to make sure they deliver quality work. Try to identify developers that are flexible in their design.
Appcelerator | The Mobile Developer Platform
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 3, 2012
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.
lynda.com Targets Web Development Skills With New Courses
APRIL 28, 2014
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. lynda development courses learning class education 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.
Aspiring LA Web Developer's Dream To Go To Coding Camp, Pay It Forward
APRIL 22, 2014
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
Poor Software Developers - Pull the Plug Early
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
There's an old adage in software development that I refer to all the time: The first 90% of development takes 90% of the time. And I use it all the time now when I get the kind of message that I received: I'm looking for a web developer to continue work on my website. I used a company in India to develop the site, and it's mostly done. Then I found a local developer but it was a truly awful experience.
Outsourcing Web Development & Businesses - Startups Uncensored #7
MAY 19, 2009
This month’s “Startups Uncensored” will be on “Outsourcing Web Development & Businesses”. It will be an open and frank town-hall conversation revealing the best practices and methodologies for building your web-based company through outsourcing.
Codeita Powers Collaboration For Web Developers
Tech Zulu Event
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
Well, Kyle Ellicott (serial entrepreneur and FIDM web lead) and Brian Robinson (founder of ndmweb) thought that web developers should get a taste of that collaboration innovation as well. Remember the first time you used Google Docs? Magical, right? Visit TechZulu for full story.
BetterWorks Recruiting Effort: A LEGO Contest?
APRIL 23, 2012
How do you find the best and brightest engineers and web developers? Santa Monica-based BetterWorks , the developer of software and services to help companies manage their fringe benefits for employees, has an interesting one: have those software developers compete to build the best, LEGO. BetterWorks said it would hold a Silicon Beach LEGO Challenge --open to only 60 software and web developers--to compete for prizes.
Disney Launches High School Computer Science Program For Girls
JUNE 23, 2016
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.
A Day in the Life of a Product Manager
Tech Zulu Event
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
The term a gile development is defined, and the panel agreed unanimously that maintaining this mindset is necessary. The challenge is in getting clear numbers, but not often as cleanly as a basic web analytics report. Web analytics, pretty clear.
HipGeo Launches API
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Fullerton-based HipGeo , the developer of location-aware website applications backed by Morado Venture Partners, eHarmony's Galen Buckwalter, and angel Robert Bingham, said today that it has released its new public Application Programming Interface (API). The firm said the new API makes it easier for web developers to incorporate location information and maps into their web sites. hipgeo iphone mobile android developer mapping tracking
Finding Developers is Tough Again
MAY 19, 2010
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? What Other People Say About Sourcing Developers?
IT Department and Web Teams | Who Does What Now?
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 12, 2015
There are various tech savvy groups of people that can assist businesses in their development, implementation and use of technology. IT Departments and Web Teams are not synonymous. Web Teams are necessary to running websites and applications.
SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 30, 2013
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. Confirmed speakers include developers from Twitter, Microsoft, and Google.
Framework Benchmarks Round 13
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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!
Software Development Companies in Southern California
OCTOBER 7, 2009
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.
Pokki Takes App Model To The Desktop
JUNE 28, 2011
Symptoms of a Weak Development Team
MARCH 16, 2010
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.
Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?
FEBRUARY 17, 2007
skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? About 18 months ago, the entire group began to mention that they were having more difficulty finding good developers. I personally believe that there are lots and lots of good developers working inside of organizations who would love to work on the interesting projects that we work on all the time, yet they arent out actively looking, so its almost impossible to find them.
Creating a Responsive Web Design for Business Development
Tech Zulu Event
DECEMBER 21, 2015
One of the best ways for increase in business development is to create a more responsive web design. There are many aspects that go into a responsive web design that meets your client’s’ needs.
Insights and Opinions: Developers Are Tough To Find Again
MAY 20, 2010
Our Insights and Opinions article today is from Tony Karrer , CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, who gives some hints, tips, and observations about the increasing difficulty of finding technical talent in Los Angeles.
FreedomSpeaks.com Targets Developers With API
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
Los Angeles-based FreedomSpeaks.com an online web site focused on political social networking, said Tuesday that it has launched a new application programming interface (API) targeted at helping developers tap into information about publicly elected officials.
Framework Benchmarks Round 9
MAY 1, 2014
The hardware specifications used in Round 9 were not well-optimized for the web-app use case our project exercises. If you are a web developer using C++, you win this particular bragging-rights game. The latest round of our ongoing Framework Benchmarks project is now available!
Initial Conversation with a CTO or Technical Advisor
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
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.
Framework Benchmarks Round 7
OCTOBER 31, 2013
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!
The Disappearing Face Of Mainstream Retailing Setting
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 7, 2015
While in 1996, Hotmail launched e-mail on the web, and it opened the world of online communications. For an online retailer to create a retail website, starting your retail web development is just easy as clicking the mouse.
Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
used in a very wide range of both web and mobile services, from Foursquare, to Yelp, to LivingSocial. other developers to incorporate into their own apps. firm's CTO, Jamie MacLennan, directed the development of Microsoft's SQL Server Analysis Services, pioneering Microsoft's work in.
How Sendgrid Makes Sure Those App Emails Go Through, With Jim Franklin
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
If you're an application developer, sending emails through your application can be a chore. We move transactional mail between web applications and end users. Jim Franklin: Web developers are good at building web applications.
SPONSOR POST: Southern California Technology Firms Are Hiring
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
Recent job postings on the site: LAMP/Perl Developers , Los Angeles, Oversee.net. Vice President, Business Development , Los Angeles, Boingo Wireless. Senior Web Developer , Malibu Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Director of Ad Sales and Business Development , Huntington Beach, Freebinar.com. Senior SOA Developer , Malibu, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Slow job market? Not in Southern California's technology market!
Frank Addantes FounderBlog: So, you need to develop a product?
JANUARY 23, 2007
► 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. So, you need to develop a product?
Canvassing of Art Website Yields $36 Million Deal
L.A. Business Journal
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Israeli web development company Wix said last week that it had purchased popular West Hollywood-based online artist platform DeviantArt for $36 million, including $3 million in assumed debt
The Mobile Majority Acquires Brazilian Company
JANUARY 16, 2015
Santa Monica-based The Mobile Majority --which recently zoomed past $50M in revenues--has acquired a Brazilian web development company called Elastic , according to the company. The Mobile Majority said it is adding talent in product development, UI, backend, high speed API integration, operations, and machine learning.
Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development
DECEMBER 5, 2006
► 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.
MARCH 28, 2013
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.