Posts Tagged ‘Presentations’

Are Programmers Impossible to Manage?

Posted on November 20th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVoSAn-i_hg&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

The Art of Dashboard Design

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHJa-wVowyA&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Let Your Thoughts Speak in a Technical Interview

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_4KEasVSIw&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

.NET User Group Participation Critical for .NET Success

Posted on November 19th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLYEiyN_YHc&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Recruiting Hacks for Engineers

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOy-uGPVVok&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Learn Design Fundamentals and Then Break Them

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjtwmXITzuo&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Web Developers are Automatically Windows 8 Developers

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q01tZrQ6bfU&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Software Architecture Must Accommodate Change

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsH_Nn9p1Uk&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Benefits of Participating in Open Source Projects

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzZftDdPYI4&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]

Tips to Crack the Coding Interview with Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by David Spark

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BN0B4mOtwX0&wmode=window&w=605&h=350] 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 […]