Posts Tagged ‘Videos’

Tackling issues with Python and Google App Engine

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, David Spark chatted with Wesley Chun of Google. He was leading two sessions on Python and Google App Engine. Chun explained that the top concern with Python were the differences between the new and old versions. The differences are not complicated, but they’re enough to break an old Python application. […]

Utilizing Adobe’s Flex to quickly create apps for the enterprise

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, David Spark chatted with Keith Sutton of Adobe about utilizing Adobe Flex for building applications for the enterprise. Flex can be built on top of Flash, Adobe Air, or on a Web platform. Sutton talked about the enterprise looking toward mobile and Steve Jobs playing his positioning game in mobile […]

How easy is it to develop in Windows Phone 7?

Posted on October 20th, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, David Spark chatted with Microsoft instructor, Daniel Egan about the Windows Phone 7 Unleashed Event where he taught first time Windows Phone 7 developers how to developer a Windows Phone 7 application. How easy is it to use Windows Phone 7 and is it easier to develop than the iPhone? […]

Tips for developing across Windows Phone 7, Android, and iPhone

Posted on October 20th, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, Lino Tadros, CEO of Falafel Software, gave a presentation on developing across the three most popular mobile platforms: Windows Phone 7, Android, and iPhone. His number one tip for developers is not to try to write once and have it run across all three platforms. It’s just not going to […]

Top tips for developers on creating a great user interface

Posted on October 19th, 2010 by David Spark

Mark Miller of DevExpress gave a fantastic presentation on developing a functional user interface. He boiled his entire presentation down for me by explaining that UI is all about presenting information with high and low relevance. Watch and listen to his fantastic tips on how to measure and fix UI. For more videos from Silicon […]

What’s your proudest developer moment?

Posted on October 19th, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, I asked the developers in attendance if they could remember their proudest developer moment. For more videos from Silicon Valley Code Camp, check out the “Dice Out Loud” YouTube channel and join Dice’s Facebook page. And for career news and advice in tech, read Dice News.

What do developers need to know about networking?

Posted on October 18th, 2010 by David Spark

Developers rely on the network because they want users to get to their web server and use their application. Developers need to know networking, but don’t need to become network administrators. They just need to know some basic troubleshooting so their applications actually work. Such was the topic of discussion in Steve Evans of Serk […]

Biggest mistake in product development is not testing for scale

Posted on October 18th, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, I chatted with Scott Mauvais of the Microsoft Technology Center, a huge lab that tests applications for risk mitigation. For example, say your program is just used for small mom and pop operations, yet you just got an order for an enterprise-level roll out. Can your application handle the new […]

Foothill College’s Dean invites Code Campers

Posted on October 14th, 2010 by David Spark

At Silicon Valley Code Camp, David Spark spoke with Judy Baker, Dean of Technology and Innovation at Foothill College. She explained why it’s such a popular place for developers AND Bill Gates For more videos from Silicon Valley Code Camp, check out the “Dice Out Loud” YouTube channel and join Dice’s Facebook page. And for […]

A great explanation of “cloud” computing in two minutes

Posted on October 14th, 2010 by David Spark

What’s the problem with cloud computing? Everyone has their own definition of it, and it usually goes on and on and on. At Silicon Valley Code Camp, Dave Nielsen, co-founder of CloudCamp, gave a great explanation of Cloud computing in just two minutes. Watch and learn. For more videos from Silicon Valley Code Camp, check […]