- • ios
Our Mobile Design Courses Will Prepare You for the Big Leagues
What do designers, who may have little to no experience with mobile design, want and expect out of courses? Do web designers or graphic designers see the value of an extended, in-depth course like we offer at Big Nerd Ranch?Tags: iOS 8 Material Design
Tap into your Creativity with our Mobile Design Bootcamps
Get ready to tap into your creativity alongside the Nerds. Designers, developers and project managers: join us for our new Android Mobile Design and iOS Mobile Design bootcamps. In two days, these classes will teach you to design intuitive interfaces employing platform-specific conventions and innovative trends. You will learn vocabulary, current trends and how to work alongside developers to create a pixel-perfect app for mobile devices.Tags: iOS 8 Material Design
- • android
Triumph! Android Studio 1.2 Sneaks In Full Testing Support
I’m calling it. We’ve been monitoring the state of testing in the Android world for some time now, waiting for the day when testing would be fully baked into the Android development cycle. Well, that day has finally arrived.Tags: Android Studio Robolectric
An Adventure in Hacking Arduino Firmata with NeoPixels
Learn ALL the things! That’s basically the motto at Big Nerd Ranch. And in my last post, I wrote about how my team, The Artists Formally Known As (╯°□°)╯︵ ɥsɐןɔ, learned a lot of new things when we tackled hardware hacking with Arduino, NeoPixels and Artoo.Tags: Clash of the Coders Hardware
iOS and Swift at Big Nerd Ranch: Effective Training, No Corners Cut
I took Big Nerd Ranch’s Beginning iOS with Swift course and I have to admit, I left the bootcamp impressed—and with a whole lot of newfound knowledge.
Hacking Arduino Firmata with NeoPixels
We recently had our annual app-building competition, Clash of the Coders. It’s a fantastic opportunity for us nerds to experiment with unfamiliar technologies, stretching ourselves and our tools. It’s all about learning, a fundamental value of Big Nerd Ranch. After an intense 72-hour coding marathon, our team (The Artists Formally Known As (╯°□°)╯︵ ɥsɐןɔ, yep) came out with an online, multiplayer game equipped with clients crossing four platforms: iOS, Android, Web… and Arduino!Tags: Clash of the Coders Hardware
No Date.today? It's DateTime!
A while back, I got all fluffy talking about love and coffee and all that other stuff. Programming isn’t all butterflies and rainbows, folks. Eventually it will happen. You’re going to have to deal with time zones.
Clash of the Coders 2015 Winners
Clash of the Coders 2015 has come to a close. Once again, our developers split into teams to face off in a 72-hour coding competition, building apps for a chance at Nerdy glory. Even though it was a tough call, we narrowed it down to three winners. Without further ado…Tags: Clash of the Coders