Gangplank believes you never stop learning. As a result, we strive to offer classes/workshops providing content to keep Gangplankers moving at the rapid pace of business. Academy courses last approximately 60-90 minutes on Tuesday evenings (unless otherwise stated), with the goal for participants to walk away with a new or expanded skill set. For 2012, we are expanding our class offerings, scheduling at least two Academy courses each month. Here is a preview of the classes already scheduled: Continue reading
Lou Prado taught a two-part class on the basics of coding in HTML, CSS and jQuery. An absolute must for those just starting out.
Greg Taylor discusses the basics of music photography, the gear, pros & cons, plus the unexpected situations he’s found himself in.
Leon Quan, of Quan Presentations, sheds some light on what it takes to be a great speaker.
Eileen Kane moderates this incredibly informative panel on what it takes to build a community garden, resources available, and where to start. Panelists are Joe Johnston of Agritopia and Darien Ripple of Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
Donn Felker, Gangplank Anchor and author of ‘Android Application Development for Dummies’ walks through the process of internationalizing your Android app.
While waiting for YouTube to finally lift their 15-minute limit on uploads, many our brownbag videos entered video limbo. Now, newly uploaded (and searchable) via our website, these valuable videos are getting a second life.
Take a walk down Gangplank Brownbag memory lane with some of these lost classics.
Phoenix: A Place Giving Birth to Itself – Dogo Barry Graham
How Does the Angel Investment Process Work? – Marty Zwilling, Founder of Startup Professionals, Inc
Animation – Chad Smith
Are you interested in evolving from a “layman copy/paste coder” to a professional software engineer? Are you interested in getting together with others who take software engineering seriously and discussing the merits of clean code and architectural unity over food and a fine frothy beverage? If so, join the software engineering reading group, meeting Wednesday nights at 7 pm.
What will we read? That’s up to you. Vote from the following choices:
· Fowler’s Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
· Brown et Al’s Anti-Patterns
· Bob Martin’s Clean Code
· Beck’s Refactoring
· Coders at Work
Sound like fun? E-mail your interest and preference to Nicholas.Vaidyanathan@asu.edu