2010 – 2011

Presentations

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Saturday, July 9, 2011

SEO pt II

Why we need to think about SEO before and during project design rather than trying to bolt it on afterwards…

SEO For Web Designers [download ppt]

Presented by Kathy Long
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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Joomla!

Joomla PowerPoint Presentation 6-11-2011 [download ppt]

  • Joomla vs. WordPress – How do these two CMS platforms compare and when should you use one or the other.
  • Hosting – A good decision at the beginning saves hours of aggravation later on.
  • Interactivity – Harness the power of the interactive blog without becoming a scripting guru. Add membership access and multiple permission levels to your developer toolbox.
  • Flexibility – Leverage existing templates to get your site up quickly. Create your own exacting layouts that keep the site designer happy too.

Presented by Agatha Malina

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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Embedded Video

  • Video Conversion – Many browsers, many video formats. Find out how to convert your original video clip into the formats you need.
  • HTML Code – Many browsers, many… You’ll also learn the code necessary to embed your video.
  • Heavy Lifting: PHP – Turn mind numbing chunks of HTML into manageable, comprehensible templates that speed up your coding and guarantee consistent, accurate results.

Presented by Bill Daitchman

NEW LOCATION! We will also get a tour of the new Cruzio building facilities in the revamped Sentinel Building.

Note our new location: The Cruzio building on the corner of Church and Cedar. Map can be accessed through our MeetUp page.

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Throw Pie at IE

We’ll cover normalizing HTML5/CSS3 rendering for IE6,7,8.

HTML can do CMS

  • Some simple techniques that let you allow clients to change text and images in certain areas of their pages.
  • You do not need joomla or WordPress for basic editing, just CSS, HTML and a little php .
See all of Frank’s online techniques and tutorials

Presented by Frank Turner

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

WordPress Theme Development (Beginner to Intermediate)

WordPress has been a web-app of interest for many people, particularly because of the client side editing tools. Whether you are looking to design blog themes, edit existing blogs, or just learn about a platform that offers editing tools, this presentation should get you started, and equip you with some other resources to get you rolling.

Presented by Eric Zwierzynski

  • Why you should choose WordPress
  • Theme layout dissection and explanation
  • How to develop a theme
  • Offline working tools

WordPress Theme Tutorial

XAMPP Software

Using XAMPP Software

The Blogging Software the Professionals Use

Blogging Software Reviews

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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Layout & Design

Presented by Michelle Spahn

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Photohop Techniques: Creating Panoramas

Presented by Bill Daitchman

  • Photographic Equipment and Techniques
  • The Photomerge Function
  • Finishing Touches

HTML5: Hands-on coding

Presented by Carlos Cardona

  • Geo-Location
  • Round Corners
  • Drop Shadows
  • Text Drop Shadows

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September 11, 2010:

Simple jQuery

A reprise by Frank Turner

  • This javascript library can produce neat animations with one code line. Would you believe a slideshow in 4 lines of code – including display time control and fading? jQuery uses the familiar CSS styling information, and also fixes most of the cross browser issues.

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August 14, 2010:

Simple jQuery applications

Presented by Frank Turner

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July, 2010:

Annual Anniversary Picnic/Potluck/BBQ at Frank’s place!

Presentations

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NEXT: Saturday, February 12, 2011

Embedded Video

  • Video Conversion – Many browsers, many video formats. Find out how to convert your original video clip into the formats you need.
  • HTML Code – Many browsers, many… You’ll also learn the code necessary to embed your video.
  • Heavy Lifting: PHP – Turn mind numbing chunks of HTML into manageable, comprehensible templates that speed up your coding and guarantee consistent, accurate results.

Presented by Bill Daitchman

NEW LOCATION! We will also get a tour of the new Cruzio building facilities in the revamped Sentinel Building.

Note our new location: The Cruzio building on the corner of Church and Cedar. Map can be accessed through our MeetUp page.

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Throw Pie at IE

We’ll cover normalizing HTML5/CSS3 rendering for IE6,7,8.

HTML can do CMS

  • Some simple techniques that let you allow clients to change text and images in certain areas of their pages.
  • You do not need joomla or WordPress for basic editing, just CSS, HTML and a little php .
See all of Frank’s online techniques and tutorials

Presented by Frank Turner

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

WordPress Theme Development (Beginner to Intermediate)

WordPress has been a web-app of interest for many people, particularly because of the client side editing tools. Whether you are looking to design blog themes, edit existing blogs, or just learn about a platform that offers editing tools, this presentation should get you started, and equip you with some other resources to get you rolling.

Presented by Eric Zwierzynski

  • Why you should choose WordPress
  • Theme layout dissection and explanation
  • How to develop a theme
  • Offline working tools

WordPress Theme Tutorial

XAMPP Software

Using XAMPP Software

The Blogging Software the Professionals Use

Blogging Software Reviews

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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Layout & Design

Presented by Michelle Spahn

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Photohop Techniques: Creating Panoramas

Presented by Bill Daitchman

  • Photographic Equipment and Techniques
  • The Photomerge Function
  • Finishing Touches

HTML5: Hands-on coding

Presented by Carlos Cardona

  • Geo-Location
  • Round Corners
  • Drop Shadows
  • Text Drop Shadows

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September 11, 2010:

Simple jQuery

A reprise by Frank Turner

  • This javascript library can produce neat animations with one code line. Would you believe a slideshow in 4 lines of code – including display time control and fading? jQuery uses the familiar CSS styling information, and also fixes most of the cross browser issues.

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August 14, 2010:

Simple jQuery applications

Presented by Frank Turner

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July, 2010:

Annual Anniversary Picnic/Potluck/BBQ at Frank’s place!