Karen Rahmeier speaks about some of the techniques she has honed over the last two decades of writing software applications. Specifically, on how she breaks down problems and works through them in byte-sized pieces along the way to building a functional java web application.
This panel was focused on helping undergraduate female computer science majors imagine a career in the Information Technology profession.
Front end development has gotten more and more complicated. New frameworks, new specs, CSS animation, new design techniques — how is a developer to keep up? Luckily, tools like CodePen are around to help us experiment, learn and get inspired to build new stuff.
To craft well-designed websites, you have to know 50 names for ‘blue’ and the difference between a font and a typeface. You probably have a degree in illustration or graphic design, or maybe you attended some hip code school in Oakland and call yourself a User Experience Architect. Right? Nope! In fact, there are numerous small, simple and practical ways to vastly improve the look and usability of a website, no matter how creative you are(n’t).
Naveen VK demonstrated how to use historical data and modern tools to learn to predict future trends based on existing big data. Using a dataset from kaggle.com, Naveen demonstrated how to use data to predict who would survive the sinking of Titanic today.
During this hands on workshop at the Madison Central Public Library, Dory Owen shared her expertise on Excel’s Power Query tool. Codecinella members brought data that needed taming as well as external sources of data to work with and learned to work with the tool to create more usable datasets. Continue reading “Hands On PowerQuery Workshop”
Power Query is recent addition to Microsoft Excel that helps you get & transform data from many sources. Dory Owen has been an independent software & database developer for more than 15 years. She love tidy data and time-saving shortcuts and loves to share her tips & tricks of the trade.