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NerdCast #50: An Honest Discussion About Cross-Platform Mobile Development Tools

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In this episode of the NerdCast we interview Benny Thompson and Chris Black, two experienced mobile developers here at The Nerdery. We talk about mobile development tools like PhoneGap, Xamerin, and Adobe Air and how they have used these publishing tools for specific cross-platform projects. Hear more about what makes a good candidate for these tools, how it impacts the project cost and delivery, and the implications for ongoing maintenance and updates.

HostRyan Carlson

Guests: Benny Thompson & Chris Black, Mobile Developers at The Nerdery

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Running Time: 0:21:57 / Subscribe on iTunes

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NerdCast #49: Confessions of a Cross-Platform Mobile Developer

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In this episode of the NerdCast we interview Ellen Shapiro, a Mobile developer from our Chicago office, that specializes in both Android and iOS development. She has an amazing story to tell about working in the entertainment industry and her career switch to become a skilled cross-platform mobile developer at The Nerdery.

HostRyan Carlson

Guests: Ellen Shapiro, Interactive Developer at The Nerdery

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Running Time: 0:24:55 / Subscribe on iTunes

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NerdCast #48: Managing and Making User Experience Designers – The UX Apprenticeship Edition

Fred Beecher

In this episode of the NerdCast I interview Fred Beecher, the Godfather of the UX Apprenticeship Program here at The Nerdery. Hear about his recent article published in Boxes and Arrows, and his thoughts on what it was like creating and growing a UX Apprenticeship program, its curriculum, and the impact it’s had on its participants.

HostRyan Carlson

Guests: Fred Beecher, UX Designer at The Nerdery

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Running Time: 0:23:56 / Subscribe on iTunes

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Nerdery Webinar: Content Strategy Without a Content Strategist

Principal UX Designer and content strategy expert Meghan Casey pulls back the curtain on content strategy, detailing what needs to be done – and why – as you prepare for your next project.

You will learn:
• What content strategy is (and what it isn’t)
• Different types of content strategy engagements
• When content strategy should happen on a project
• The symptoms of not having a content strategy
• The Nerdery’s content strategy checklist

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NerdCast #45: Programming In The Dark – A Developers Tale

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In this episode of the NerdCast we interview Aaron Canon a talented developer here at The Nerdery who turns out high quality code, is a champion for building accessible websites, and does this without the benefit of being able to see. Tom O’Conner, Aaron’s Development Manager joins us on this episode and shares some of his experiences working with a blind developer on his team.

HostRyan Carlson

Guests: Aaron Canon, Developer & Tom O’Conner, Development Manager at The Nerdery

Curious to know if your website is accessible? Contact us and we can take a peek and give you an idea where you sit.

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Running Time: 0:21:45 / Subscribe on iTunes

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Nerdery Webinar Q+A: How Your Business Can Benefit from WordPress

WordPress Q and AThis is the Q&A from the Nerdery Webinar that explores the out of the box use cases for WordPress and the unique applications companies are using it for. Hear from presenters Sherman Bausch and Thomas McMahon as we answer the questions we couldn’t get to during the live webinar event. If you attended the webinar this is great supplemental information asked by our live audience. If you’d like to check out the free 1-hour webinar you can check it out at nrdry.com/wordpresswebinar

HostRyan Carlson

Guests: Sherman Bausch & Thomas McMahon, WordPress Developers at The Nerdery

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Running Time: 0:27:12 / Subscribe on iTunes

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Nerdery Webinar: Big Data 101 – Going Beyond the Buzz

When business and technology meet, trendy buzzwords are sure to follow. One of today’s popular buzzwords, big data, means little to most people. Yet, big data can be a useful resource for your business to gain a competitive advantage – if you know how to use it. Nerdery Developers Kevin Moot and Chris Black explain exactly what big data is and how you can take advantage of this new form of business intelligence.

You will learn:
• What big data is and how it’s collected
• What kind of data can be used and where you can get your own
• How companies are using big data via real-life examples
• How you can make big data work for you

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