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Dev & Design

5 Solutions for Building Your Own Website

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Whether you are wanting to gain knowledge about website building ideas for personal use or in pursuit of designing websites for others, you may be wondering where to start. If so, this article may be of some help to you. Even if you are…

Data

How to Streamline the Data Science Workflow with SciKit-Learn [Video]

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm

You can never learn too much. SciKit-Learn is an open source machine learning library for the Python programming language. By learning the ins and outs of pipelines and FeatureUnions it can help data scientists improve their workflow. Isaac Laughlin, Data Science Instructor at Galvanize, presented…

Programming education

Five Ways to Land a Programming Job Without a Degree

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Bill Gates didn’t need one – and neither do you. More so than any other profession, the software industry hones in on what you can do rather than what degree you have. Generally, graduates do have an advantage – but it’s no substitute for…

Diversity

GitHub Is Making Diversity and Inclusion a Priority

By | May 27, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Diversity is a necessity in the business world today. Consumers are beginning to closely examine what plans major tech companies are using to promote large-scale inclusion and long-term diversity. GitHub, one of the most prominent open-source companies out there, has recently published their own diversity…

Product Launch

Meet Min: A Smarter Web Browser Experience

By | Apr 13, 2016 at 1:55 pm

With website advertisements continuing to grow in popularity for sites looking to increase revenue, it can mean a not-so-fun experience for website users. But with these issues in mind, creators are starting to look at ways to engage users without being trapped to support…

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Dev & Design

Most Popular Programming Languages in GitHub

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 6:03 pm

We understand the importance of programming languages when it comes to developing software. And while there may be more options than you can stomach, information can go a long way in helping you decide. Whether you need to know why it’s important to learn programming…

Data

San Francisco

Plotly Bets Big on Open Sourcing Their Platform

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

It seems everywhere I look these days there’s something new about data science, but that’s a good thing. After all, with the majority of the world’s data being created only in the last few years, it logically follows that there’s going to be a surge…

SaaS

San Francisco

ZenHub: Bringing Order to Task Management Chaos

By | Nov 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Does the name ZenHub ring any bells? It totally should, because I covered their platform about two weeks ago: cofounder Matt Butler talked a lot about how extending an open source, coding community to students could only be a good thing. Butler and his…

SaaS

San Francisco

Extending a Free, Open Source Community to Our Students

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Matt Butler, the cofounder of ZenHub, might be one of the more pro-open source community enthusiasts I’ve come across in my time in the tech world. On a personal level, I’m a huge fan,  but I think Butler says it better than I could: “As…

Funding

GitHub and NBCUniversal’s Magic Number is $250M, and Also Unicorns

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 3:01 pm

There’s some insane amounts of money being tossed around this Thursday: GitHub raised $250 million, NBCUniversal is considering investing $250 million into BuzzFeed, and Truecaller wants to grow up to be a unicorn via $100 million. It just goes to show you, there’s never a dull…

Remote work

40 Companies Share Their Tips for Remote Work

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 8:00 am

In early July, a new resource for the remote work community launched called Remote.co. The new site is a blend of articles about remote work, a listing of remote jobs, and Q&As with remote companies. Created by FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton Fell, it has…

Funding

Amsterdam

GitHub Competitor Gitlab Raises $1.5M from Khosla Ventures, 500 Startups

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm

GitLab, the open-source code collaboration platform that competes with popular platform GitHub, announced today that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Khosla Ventures, 500 Startups, Crunchfund, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures, and Liquid 2 Ventures. The funding will enable the company…

Programs & Resources

60 Free Computer Science College Courses You Can Take Online in 2015

By | Jan 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things you can do for yourself in 2015, the one thing you definitely need to do is…

Productivity

10 Apps That Help Startups Use iPhone 6 Efficiently

By | Dec 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Technology affords startup owners like you with a plethora of gadgets and applications that can make running your business easier. For those who own the iPhone 6, a gadget that Forbes has termed “Beautiful Freak,” there are ten applications that can help you use your…

Business

DC

Swift Programmers: Here’s a New Open-Source Security Tool for You

By | Aug 20, 2014 at 10:31 am

The application security and research startup nVisium has just released an open-source training tool for developers wanting to build applications using Apple’s new Swift programming language. Called Swift.nV, the tool is meant to help identify and test vulnerabilities in Swift. Founded in 2009, the Herndon, Virginia-based…

News

NYC

Can Happy Seed Standardize the Way We Build Apps?

By | Aug 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Independent of the programming language, developing web and mobile apps is a huge commitment – a lot of time and necessary patience goes into building something that often becomes the product focus for many startups. Because of the reliance on such apps, developers must try…

Business

Portland

Treehouse Offers New Android Tools Class

By | Jan 31, 2014 at 5:18 pm

On January 22, Treehouse added a new course to their pantheon of knowledge about coding, website building, and app construction. Android Tools, the newly launched course, will be taught by Ben Jakuben with the express goal of teaching developers the finer points of Android development….