As an instructor, I am asked from time to time to explain what patterns are.  It seems to be one of those things that new developers often hear dissertations on from the hallowed halls of…

DevCoaches is hosting another educational event. What: Learn to Build Android and iOS Apps with HTML, CSS, and Javascript Are you a beginner to intermediate level web developer? Join us for a free 4 part…

What is the big deal with Net Neutrality?  Why are so many people talking about this lately?  The DevCoaches get into this very important and timely topic in this episode. This is a vital topic for anyone involved in technology from the developer to the standard user.

DevCoaches own Sarah (sadukie)Dutkiewicz has written a really cool parody called Come Write the Code inspired by the song Come Sail Away by Styx.  Check it out on sadukie’s blog.

We recently completed our first DevCoaches workshop. Randall Clapper, Phil Williams, and Victor Pudelski all came together to organize and run the DevCoaches JavaScript Workshop. It was a great event and has reaffirmed our decision…

What is the difference between a Junior, Mid-level, and Senior developer?  How do you navigate your career to move through these levels?  The Dev Coaches sit down and discuss this topic on episode 17.

Why do developers have such a hard time making decisions?  The Dev Coaches tackle this topic in episode 16.  

In this episode, Dave, Sarah, & Victor are joined by Austyn Hill, Alan Galloway, Pat Toner, Morgan Willis and Matt LoPiccolo.  With some of the awesome women in tech right here in the studio tonight, we decided to tackle the question of what it takes to be a woman in a male dominated profession and how that is changing.

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

Gifts for girls STEM-related:
– http://www.jewelbots.com/
– http://www.goldieblox.com/

Some WiT Groups:
– https://www.girldevelopit.com/
– https://www.womenwhocode.com/
– http://www.herideasinmotion.com/
– http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org
– https://women.acm.org/
– https://www.ncwit.org/
– https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/digigirlz

Tech & Kids:
– http://twenty.techcorps.org/

Cartoon:
– https://xkcd.com/385/

General Maker Sites –
AdaFruit
http://www.adafruit.com/
https://learn.adafruit.com/category/wearables
https://www.youtube.com/user/adafruit

MAKE

Home


http://makezine.com/tag/wearables/

SparkFun
https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials
https://www.youtube.com/user/sparkfun

Girl Tech Resources/Sites –
http://www.girlgeeks.org/education/resources.shtml
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/blog/2013/11/exciting-girls-about-science-and-engineering.php

Kid Coding Resources:
http://lifehacker.com/how-and-why-to-teach-your-kids-to-code-510588878

 

Sarah’s Women in Talk presentation:

 

 

Dave, Sarah, and Victor are joined by Pat Toner and Matt LoPicollo to discuss future trends in technology.  It’s an interesting conversation ranging from Augmented Reality and Amazon’s new automated shopping experience, to Voice Command, Mobile Apps, automation and the inevitable rise of SkyNet!

Please Note the audio quality of this recording is not as good as normal as we had equipment failure and had to settle for recording from a backup device.

  More than Just a Podcast Podcasting may be where we started, but Dev Coaches is much more than just that.  We enjoy getting behind the microphone to share our collective experiences in the software…