Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

I now make a living knowing WordPress, CSS, HTML and of course search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing. So it makes me wonder, should our schools teach Latin or HTML? While I’d like both to happen, Latin and HTML, we have limited resources and time.

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Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

I now make a living knowing WordPress, CSS, HTML and of course search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing. So it makes me wonder, should our schools teach Latin or HTML? While I’d like both to happen, Latin and HTML, we have limited resources and time.

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Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

I now make a living knowing WordPress, CSS, HTML and of course search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing. So it makes me wonder, should our schools teach Latin or HTML? While I’d like both to happen, Latin and HTML, we have limited resources and time.

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Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Why doesnt your test include more substantial algorithmic work, or building an HTML response with a server-side template?" About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013. Framework Benchmarks.

Jetpack Grows In New York

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jetpack york executive rich media advertising responsive html programmatic jeremy carlinSanta Monica-based rich media advertising technology developer Jetpack is expanding in New York, saying this week that it has opened up a new office New York City, and hired a new VP in the location. Jetpack said it has named Jeremy Carlin as Vice President, Business Development, to head up the company's East Coast operations.

SweetLabs Awards $50K To App Developers

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sweetlabs pokki html developer challenge software awardSan Diego-based SweetLabs , the developer of the Pokki desktop app software, reported Wednesday that it has awarded $50,000 in its Pokki Challenge, a contest for encouraging developers to create desktop applications using HTML5. The firm said it awarded $30,000 to Mohamed Tedjani Meftah for his Mixtape app, $13,000 to Jeet Singh for his Chess app, and $7,000 to Denis Denisyuk for his Instagrille photo app.

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

Why doesn''t your test include more substantial algorithmic work, or building an HTML response with a server-side template?" You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

Origin Code Academy Rolls Out Free Programming Intro Course Online

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According to the school, the new course teaches some of the fundamentals of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. San Diego-based "code school" Origin Code Academy said this morning that it has rolled out a new, online-only, free course on programming and the basics of writing code.

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Coding School Operator Origin Code Academy Launches In San Diego

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According to Origin, it provides 12-week long programs which teach software development skills to students, including skills in.NET, Javascript, CSS and HTML. A new, software coding school operator, Origin Code Academy , said this week that it has launched efforts in San Diego--and says it guarantees its graduates will get a tech job within 90 days of graduation.

Electricitybilling.com Debuts New Software

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According to the company, the new software features such features as HTML invoices, PayPal and Braintree payment integration, a new utility meter reading application for the iPad and iPhone, and third party APIs. Santa Monica-based Electricitybilling.com said today that it has launched a new version of its software, which is used for electricity billing by utilities.

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Chrome River Launches New Hotel Expense Handling Feature

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According to Chrome River, its new Chrome River FOLIO product automates hotel folio extraction into expense reports, taking emailed PDF or HTML hotel folios to its software, and creating full lime-item breakouts in their expense reports. Los Angeles-based Chrome River , which develops cloud-based expense and invoice automation software, has extended its software to handle hotel bills and folios, the company said today.

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Not Betting on Flash

SoCal CTO

Instead I'm betting on HTML/JavaScript. On my eLearning blog, I recently predicted the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. This got quite a lot of passionate response. I view the point of this blog to provide my thoughts and perspectives as an Acting CTO mostly concerned with Startup Development to entrepreneurs and other CTOs. The conversation around Flash is an important one for startups and CTOs. Let me explain based on a comment in the other post.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Do you want Flash video, HTML 5 video, or both? Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do. I tend to ask a lot of questions, challenge aspects, make suggestions.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Do you want Flash video, HTML 5 video, or both? Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do. I tend to ask a lot of questions, challenge aspects, make suggestions.

Realtime Raises $100M, Opens Office In Santa Monica

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The firm, which was previously known as Internet Business Technologies, said that it has developed a language, xRTML, that helps convert existing, static HTML into real-time, live web applications. Realtime , a startup developing technology to help power real-time web applications, said today that it has raised $100M, launched in the U.S., and opened up a new office in Santa Monica.

Apps Alliance and MEDL Mobile Mixer

SoCal Tech Calendar

What will they be talking about: Apps, deals, monetization, the bubble, udid, sdk/api, distributions, user acquisition, investment, acquisition, mobile enterprise, marketing, advertising, html 5, iOS, Windows 8, Android, AR, did we leave anything out? Tuesday, October 9, 2012 -- Apps Alliance and MEDL Mobile Mixer. This is the "got to get an invitation" event for what is shaping up to be a MOBILE Industry week in San Diego.

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GameSalad Unveils HTML5 Game Publishing Support

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HTMl5 is the next-generation, HTML standard which brings a new level of interactivity to web browsers. GameSalad , the developer of Apple iPhone and iOs games which has operations in Los Angeles, Austin, and San Francisco, said today that it has added HTML5 game publishing support to its software. The firm said the support will allow games developed using its tools within any web browser. GameSalad said it now has over 170,000 developers using its tools. READ MORE>>.

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Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More - Ten Recent Great Startup Posts

SoCal CTO

HTML5 video markup, compatibility and playback - Niall Kennedy's Weblog , February 8, 2010 The emerging HTML 5 specification lifts video playback out of the generic element and into specialized handlers. This post looks at the implementation details of HTML 5 video. Here are some recent great posts that I’ve come across that generally fall in the intersection of startups and CTOs. Enjoy.

The Web is Against the Ropes, But it’s Not Dead

Both Sides of the Table

web storage, elastic computing) from how you consume the Internet as a user (the front end – HTML). The initial web HTML / browser experience was very limited.

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Build Native Mobile Apps Using Your Web Skills

SoCal Tech Calendar

Appcelerators Titanium platform translates your hard won web skills into native mobile applications that perform and look just like they were written in Objective-C [iPhone] or Java [Android]  but using your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS skills. Thursday, April 22, 2010 -- CommNexus Presents: Build Native Mobile Apps Using Your Web Skills.

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

SoCal CTO

This post is admittedly the outcome of a conversation with a few people over some beers. Some of it is a bit tongue-in-cheek and certainly we are greatly simplifying things. The people around the table included a bunch of us who would be prey in some situations.

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Girls Who Code Celebrates Graduates of First LA Summer Immersion Program

Tech.Co

The course embeds classrooms in technology companies and universities, and the girls learn everything from robotics to mobile development to computer languages such as HTML and CSS. The first graduates of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program in LA will be celebrated this Tuesday, July 28th. The program was a success thanks in part to support from AT&T. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will deliver the keynote address.

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Factual Launches Visualization Tools

socalTECH

The new visualization feature allows users to access templated HTML and CSS code, and cut and paste that onto any site.

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How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

SoCal CTO

This post is admittedly the outcome of a conversation with a few people over some beers. Some of it is a bit tongue-in-cheek and certainly we are greatly simplifying things. The people around the table included a bunch of us who would be prey in some situations.

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Divshot Sets Up Shop In Los Angeles

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Divshot develops software which provides a drag-and-drop interface to create web apps, which can then export HTML and CSS code for use by software developers. What would convince you to drop everything, get on a plane, and move your startup to Los Angeles? In the case of Divshot , a developer of user interface development tools for web apps, it was a chance to join Los Angeles accelerator Launchpad LA.

Whim Takes On Instant, Mobile Dating

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The startup--led by Eve Peters (OKCupid, Crashpad); Todd Blose (Lantern.io, HTML Fusion); and Katherine Nilan (SendUs, CitizenGlobal)--focuses on users checking in for a same-evening date by 4pm, and choosing one of three matches for a near-instant date. A new, Los Angeles startup, Whim , has recently launched, looking to cut the time between mobile contact and a real date--saying that its app make it possible for users to find a person, and get a date the same day.

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Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

The result of web design are static pages as graphics or HTML. Yesterday, I met with someone at the early stage of a startup. He has a great concept with some complexity to it. 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.

Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene

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Hyperlinks and images must be manually coded using html mark-up. Startups. Mobile. Gadgets. Europe. Video. Enterprise. Venture. Social. GreenTech. Gaming. Opinion. Drama. Guides. Smartphones. Tablets. Digital Cameras. Laptops. Headphones. Events. CrunchBase. Hot topics. Zuckerberg Interview.

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The Case For & Against Cryptocurrencies (for those tired of all the noise)

Both Sides of the Table

The Internet and World Wide Web themselves emerged from open protocols (HTTP, HTML, SMTP, etc) that allowed businesses, individuals and governments to put information online that was accessible to the masses and then to build applications on top of this infrastructure to the benefit of the masses.

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What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

Both Sides of the Table

Video is the new HTML.” BuzzFeed. It conjures up a range of emotions anytime I’ve privately expressed my opinion to thought leaders in our industry that I believe it is one of the most innovative companies in digital media.

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

It’s central standard was HTML (hyper text markup language) that described how we would show data on computer screens. When web browsers (the programs that can read and interpret HTML) were popularized they were “dumb.”

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Mark Suster’s Advice To Emerging Entrepreneurs – “Do Not Do, As I Have Done”

InfoChachkie

Learn HTML. As part of UC Santa Barbara’s Distinguished Lecture Series, serial entrepreneur and noted venture capitalist Mark Suster recently shared his advice with a large crowd of emerging entrepreneurs.

Mobile Camp Los Angeles | Mobilizing L.A. Tech Community

Tech Zulu Event

Mobile Camp LA will be held on Thursday, October 18th, through a collaborative effort organized by User Groups in the Los Angeles Area including LA-UX, iPhone LA, OC Hackerz, Future Salon Network, Android dev LA and many more.

How Addroid Is Hoping To Solve The Ad Industry's Flash Problem, with Matt Cooper

socalTECH

What that means, is the banner is no longer Flash, but it slcearly HTML-based, and video based. HTML will get you modern browsers, but won't work on old browsers.

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User Interface Beyond the Web Site

SoCal CTO

If you think about email, especially HTML email with the ability of users to respond via links … a lot of the application can get put into the email. I talk to a lot of founders of startups. My initial conversations normally focus on the core of the business, important Startup Metrics , probably marketing strategy (ex. SEO for Startups and Negative Customer Acquisition Costs ) and, of course, the product itself. Normally the product is defined as a web site.

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