An Interview with Diana Knodel

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I was able to sit down with Diana Knodel, CEO at App Camps to talk about education and coding, online learning and her experience as an entrepreneur. Diana, You have an impressive resume: you are not only CEO of your company App Camps and guest professor at the Technical University of Berlin, but you have […]

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An Interview with Gretchen DeKnikker

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I was able to sit down with Gretchen DeKnikker, ex-COO at SaaStr and Co-Founder of Social Pandas, to talk about the SaaS universe, challenges startups are facing today, and her own path and experience in enterprise SaaS. You are a serial entrepreneur, you cofounded Social Pandas, launched the LPSN platform, are COO at SaaStr – […]

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New & Upcoming Course Highlights: Intro to Data Security, Object-Oriented PHP & Intro to Microsoft Excel

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Every week, new courses and workshops are published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here’s a short list of what we’ve added recently, upcoming course highlights, and our weekly video update of What’s New at Treehouse. Start learning to code today...

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Introducing Custom Tracks

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  We’ve been hard at work adding new tools to improve our users’ learning experience, and today we’re excited to tell you about the newest feature for Treehouse for Business – Custom Tracks! Custom Tracks give businesses the ability to...

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Contextual Action Bars: Removing Items from a RecyclerView

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In this post, we’ll be looking at the Contextual Action Bar (CAB). CABs are a great way to let your users select multiple items and then take action on all of those items at once. One place you’ve probably seen...

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New & Upcoming Course Highlights: Entity Framework with ASP.NET MVC

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Every week, new courses and workshops are published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here’s a short list of what we’ve added recently, upcoming course highlights, and our weekly video update of What’s New at Treehouse. Start learning to code today...

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Educate Yourself Podcast Ep. 14: Getting Out of Student Debt

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We’re back with episode 14 of the Educate Yourself podcast, brought to you by the team behind Treehouse. Tune in every 2 weeks for the latest in the future of learning, higher education and edtech. In this episode, financial coach and best-selling...

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Creating an Effective & Productive Internship Program

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin Bringing new talent onto your team can be a delicate balancing act. Providing a valuable experience for the interns and the company while...

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Why Treehouse works for MailChimp

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How does your business hire for positions that require technical skills? Are you looking for the person who has the most experience with a certain technology? Or, are you looking for someone that will complement your team? It’s understandable to...

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Announcing #TreehouseTuesday!

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Here at Treehouse, every day we see incredible success stories, new goals set, obstacles overcome and challenges met. We love to celebrate our students, and we’re excited to announce a new that way we’re going to showcase student success and...

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Treehouse Is Now a Google Developers Authorized Training Partner

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We’re excited to announce Treehouse has officially been approved as a Google Developers Authorized Training Partner. With our extensive and in-depth Android content, you can learn the programming skills you need to prepare for the Google Developers’ Associate Android Developer...

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Defeat the talent gap: retrain employees with technical skills

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Earlier this year, Glassdoor calculated the value of unfilled job listings in the US using the large amounts of self-reported salary data that their users have input over the years. The numbers are pretty astounding. Technology ranks fifth for the...

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Educate Yourself Show: Mike Lewis Shares His Story Building When to Jump

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We’re back with episode 15 of the Educate Yourself podcast, brought to you by the team behind Treehouse. Join our host, Treehouse CEO and founder Ryan Carson as he dives into interesting ideas around technology and education. In this episode, Ryan is joined by Mike Lewis, founder of...

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From Marketing Student to Startup Software Engineer: Matt Hamil’s Story

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Matt Hamil was a full-time college student pursuing a career in online marketing when he was told to learn the basics of programming. As soon as he began learning, coding became a natural fit for Matt. He quickly began working...

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A Guide to Software Resilience Testing

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Resilience testing belongs to the category of “non-functional testing” and tests how an application behaves under stress. Due to increasing consumer demands, resilience testing is as important as never before.  That’s why companies like Cisco are taking resilience testing very seriously, with 75% of all of Cisco’s applications tested for resilience as of mid-2016.   […]

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We Are The Biggest Developer Conference in Europe. We Are Developers.

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We Are Developers. That’s the claim and motto of the largest developer event in Europe. And since we at Usersnap are developers, too, we put on our best suits (well, just kidding 😉) and attended this year’s largest developer event, right in Vienna. Together with 3.800 other developers from all over Europe we were pretty […]

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A 6-Step Guide to Web Application Testing

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More and more web applications are being developed these days, and with each line of code being written, the potential for bugs arises. Generally speaking, the costs of fixing bugs increase exponentially the later you find them. The Systems Sciences Institute at IBM found that “the cost to fix an error found after product release […]

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New & Upcoming Course Highlights: Python & Java Practice Sessions

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Every week, new courses and workshops are published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here’s a short list of what we’ve added recently, upcoming course highlights, and our weekly video update of What’s New at Treehouse. Start learning to code today...

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Making the Case for Online Learning to Your Boss

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Whether you’re hoping to qualify for a promotion or simply want to gain new skills, it’s always a good idea to look for professional development opportunities. If you haven’t asked your boss for a learning budget yet, it’s easier than...

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Educate Yourself Podcast Episode 13: David Isbitski Shares Tips on Creating Alexa Skills

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We’re back with episode 13 of the Educate Yourself podcast, brought to you by the team behind Treehouse. Tune in every 2 weeks for the latest in the future of learning, higher education and edtech. In this episode, our host, Treehouse...

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Google I/O: What to Watch for Android

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From May 17th to May 19th Google will be hosting Google I/O, an annual developer festival where we get a peek at what’s coming next for a lot of Google’s biggest projects. As always, Google I/O will have tons of...

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The Jason Seifer Updog Memorial Scholarship

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Jason Seifer was not only an exceptional teacher and talented programmer, he was an entirely unique and genuine individual, and an amazing friend to many. As Treehouse founder and CEO remembers him, “Jason always brought electricity and energy to Treehouse...

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New & Upcoming Course Highlights: Practice Sessions in Unity & Swift

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Every week, new courses and workshops are published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here’s a short list of what we’ve added recently, upcoming course highlights, and our weekly video update of What’s New at Treehouse. Start learning to code today...

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All About Android AsyncTasks

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Let’s say you need to download a few images when you click a button. What would be the best way to do it? Well, since you wouldn’t want to interrupt the main/UI thread (and run the risk of showing your...

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Top 5 Tips for Learning

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Learning is hard. It takes time and effort and is a never ending pursuit. So how do we make the most out of our time and effort? Here are my Top 5 Tips for Learning. 1. Spaced Learning If you’ve...

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Meet the CTO: Talking to Jan Varljen from Productive

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Meet the CTO is a new series about CTOs, their daily lives, roles, and responsibilities. This week, we talk to Jan Varljen, CTO of Productive. Jan shares his story of starting out as a web developer at one of the largest agencies in Croatia. As the CTO of Productive.io, Jan is now managing a team […]

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Best Practices for Flat Design

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Flat design can be seen as the more sophisticated cousin of minimalism —all design elements are centered on the idea of simplicity. However, the simplicity of flat design is hard to achieve — everything should be designed with the same goal in mind to create a cohesive visual and functional design. Let’s look at what […]

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Meet the team: CPO Josef Trauner

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Josef is co-founder & CPO at Usersnap and runs the development- and product-side. Before founding Usersnap Josef worked on various tech- and web projects, starting his first business right out of high school. Being co-founder and CPO we sat down with Josef to talk about his life and daily habits. Meet the team and community […]

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Progress Indicators in Mobile UX Design

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Visibility of system status is one of the most important rules of UI design. The goal behind this rule is pretty obvious — to minimize user tension you should provide feedback to the user about what is happening with the app within a reasonable amount of time. Don’t keep the users guessing — tell the […]

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Debt-Free Education: Educate Yourself Podcast Episode 12

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We’re back with episode 12 of the Educate Yourself podcast, brought to you by the team behind Treehouse. Tune in every 2 weeks for the latest in the future of learning, higher education and edtech. In this episode, our host, Treehouse...

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