Two Years as a College Professor
Derek Featherstone: CSS, Accessibility, and You
Mon, Dec 15th 2014 8:45p Bruce Elgort Here’s a free, hour-long talk that Derek Featherstone recently delivered at the CSS Developer Conference in New Orleans.
When most people think about accessibility, they think about HTML as the foundation for accessibility. It makes perfect sense — strong semantic HTML has a huge impact on a visually impaired person using a screen reader. But, what about people with other disabilities? The truth is, there are many more people with low-vision out there than there are blind. There are more [read] Keywords: applications
Sun, Dec 14th 2014 2:31p Bruce Elgort Earlier today my Lynda.com video series “Up and Running with IBM Connections” reached 500 viewers in 57 countries. I continue to be humbled by the feedback subscribers and IBM Connections users are leaving.
Say what? You are not a Lynda.com subscriber? Get full access to each and every video series for 7 days absolutely free. [read] Keywords: connections
WordPress Freedoms: Infographic
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 10:12a Bruce Elgort Infographic developed by Aaron Hockley of wp-photographers.com
I can think of some other open source orgs that need some improved messaging about their wares. [read] Keywords:
250 Viewers in 43 Countries
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 9:52p Bruce Elgort I’m extremely happy to report that my “Up and Running with IBM Connections” video course has now been viewed by 250 Lynda.com subscribers in 43 countries. All of this in one weeks time. Today I received my first “user feedback” and it was extremely positive and encouraging.
You can view the first 5 videos in the series for free. There are 38 videos in total.
Accessing IBM Connections for the first time
Configuring notifications and account settings
Updating [read] Keywords: connections
Research on the WordPress, Web Development, and Web Design Job Market
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 7:51a Bruce Elgort Bruce Elgort:Are you seeing the same types of trends in your corner of the web? Please weigh in.
Originally posted on Lorelle on WordPress:
In 2012 and 2013, I did extensive research for the grant program to develop and rewrite the Web Developer degree program at Clark College. This research included an analysis of current and future job opportunities for students graduating with that degree with a solid understanding of WordPress.
Now that the program has completed its first official year at [read] Keywords: development
Lynda.com Video: Women in STEM
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 11:12a Bruce Elgort This short film profiles inspiring examples of women who got their start, and found their calling, in STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.
It features Sheeri K. Cabal, database admin at Mozilla and author of the popular OurSQL podcast; Jess Stratton, lynda.com author and the founder of Solace Learning; and Peggy Fisher, professor of computer science at Penn State and leader of several tech-focused after-school programs for disadvantaged youth.
Here Sheeri, Jess, and Peggy talk [read] Keywords: admin