I don't know of any programming bootcamps or open hackerspaces in the Berkeley or El Cerrito area. The educational center that I'm proposing with CodeSelfStudy is not a coding bootcamp or a hackerspace, but it overlaps enough that it could function as a coding bootcamp alternative for people who want to learn web development.
Interested in the idea? Check out the proposal and leave a comment below!
The launch of a new pilot program positions Microsoft as the latest corporate giant looking to tap the employment potential of those on the spectrum.
The company says plans are underway to hire individuals with autism for full-time positions at its Redmond, Wash. headquarters.
..."People with autism bring strengths that we need at Microsoft, each individual is different, some have amazing ability to retain information, think at a level of detail and depth or excel in math or code."
I'm at a Jasmine talk at Silicon Valley Code Camp.
Here are the slides from the Backbone.js meetup that I went to last night:
And some more Backbone resources:
At Django BarCamp I learned about a tool called Cookiecutter. It seems to be something like Yeoman, but written in Python, rendering the output with Jinja2.
I haven't tried it yet, but I'm looking forward to it.
Has anyone used it?