Posts Tagged ‘Presentations’

Are Programmers Impossible to Manage?

Posted on November 20th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. While there is tons of in-person and online training to be a developer, when it comes time to become a manager we usually have little to […]

The Art of Dashboard Design

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. There are three different types of dashboard design: strategic, tactical, and operational. As you move from strategic, to tactical, to operations, the level of detail in […]

Let Your Thoughts Speak in a Technical Interview

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. Have you frozen during a technical interview? Have you been stumped by a question during a technical interview? You’re not alone. In fact, you’re everyone that’s […]

.NET User Group Participation Critical for .NET Success

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. “It’s sometimes lonely in front of the computer,” admitted Mathias Brandewinder, lead for the San Francisco chapter of Bay .NET, a Bay Area user group for […]

Recruiting Hacks for Engineers

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. Whether you’re a recruiter or not, we will at one time eventually have to hire someone. To learn more how engineers can help with the recruiting […]

Learn Design Fundamentals and Then Break Them

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. When you’re crafting a user interface (UI) you need to keep in mind that you’re trying to help users complete a daily task, said Uday Gajendar, […]

Web Developers are Automatically Windows 8 Developers

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. If you’re a web developer, you’re already a Windows 8 developer, said Jeremy Foster, Developer Evangelist on Windows 8 for Microsoft. All your classic web development […]

Software Architecture Must Accommodate Change

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. “The hallmark of a bad design is when the design has to change to accommodate the change in a requirement,” said Juval Löwy, President and Chief […]

Benefits of Participating in Open Source Projects

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. Silicon Valley Code Camp is a weekend long event of 200+ sessions on anything that would be of interest to a developer. It’s also purely a […]

Tips to Crack the Coding Interview with Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by David Spark

Here is some of my coverage of the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College in Los Altos, California where I was reporting for Dice and Dice News. Surviving a coding interview was top of mind of the more than 2500+ developers that attended the 2012 Silicon Valley Code Camp conference at Foothill College […]