Tag Archives: beginners

JS for everyone: Materials for your next JavaScript workshop


As of today at JSConf EU, I released the materials that we used a few weeks ago at PhillyJSDev for our JavaScript fundamentals workshop. You can find it at github.com/pselle/JSforeveryone. The materials are under the “materials” folder, where the presentation (reveal.js) is available for download/remix, and also resources, such as guidelines for workshop coaches. I […]

Future of JavaScript — the need to pay it forward


Spoilers: The JavaScript Developers meetup is holding a free* JavaScript fundamentals workshop, sponsored by SEER Interactive, on August 27th. And, I’ll be speaking on JavaScript education/outreach at JSConf EU Somehow I’ve got to fit all the awesomeness from that JSConf EU description into a talk. So, while I’m using this weekly post primarily to boost […]

Getting started learning (dev)ops


DevOps is quite the field today. You’ve got Vagrant (and recently released Packer), Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, and more buzzing around … and if you’re a developer who didn’t have to provision their own machines from the get-go, chances are a lot of it looks like jibberish (at least, that’s the case for me). Here’s a […]


Top resources for learning Django


As you might have gathered from my excitement over CSV imports in Django, I’m recently back in Django land. Like any web technology, any time away from frequent or infrequent use seems to result in a need to dive back into the the learning resources available (plus, I needed resources to recommend to our intern). […]