Code With Me comes to Portland!

Code With Me, an affordable, two-day introduction to HTML / CSS / jQuery for tech-savvy journalists, is coming to Portland! Even better: a two to one student to mentor ratio means you’ll never get stuck or lost.

Applications to attend are due this coming Saturday, April 6th, at 9 pm Pacific. Apply now and please spread the word.

Many thanks to The Oregonian and the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project for their support.

Design Thinking: Moving from Content to Platform

Design Thinking: Moving from Content to Platform. Two events at the J-School next week, a presentation and a workshop, led by Hong Qu, an Entrepreneurial Journalism grad and one of the first design employees at YouTube. Both are sold out now, but the wait list will be worth it.

Workshop: Advanced WordPress with NYU’s Studio20, 5/8/11

On Sunday, Zach Seward invited me to cover advanced WordPress topics with students in Jay Rosen’s Studio20 class. For the past year I believe, they’ve had on-going, optional Sunday afternoon workshops on a variety of topics, including building web apps with Ruby and Sinatra. The workshops are intended to be a 4 hour introduction to a concept or tool, and started after students complained they weren’t being exposed to as many tools given the format of Studio20’s program. I’ll review what we did, what I took away from it, and add our notes to the bottom. Continue reading “Workshop: Advanced WordPress with NYU’s Studio20, 5/8/11”