JaD's Picks

Featured news, events, jobs, projects websites and other posts that are hand-picked by the Jamaican Developers Community Team

JaD's Picks

Featured news, events, jobs, projects websites and other posts that are hand-picked by the Jamaican Developers Community Team
Wednesday 17. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Animation Workshop Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling Competition and Workshop

Have an idea to share or a story to tell about our beloved Jamaican culture? Animate it... Don't know how to create an animated story? Attend our free workshop at UTech on April 24 and 25. In this workshop you will explore, learn and use the foundational elements of effective digital storytelling to create your very own digital story. Finally, you will put your learning into practice and create a digital storytelling asset implementing strategies for our Digital Storytelling Competition.

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Monday 15. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Hardware KingstOOn Animation JaD's Choice Film

Daytime Live: demonstrating motion capturing during KingstOOn Animation interview

Watch Roshane and Lushane Jones explain what KingstOOn and Motion Capturing is and how it will impact Jamaica. KingstOOn is the Caribbean’s Premiere International Animation Conference and Film Festival being presented by Jamaica’s Office Of The Prime Minister, in partnership with the World Bank. The festival has three major objectives of LEARN to EARN and DISPLAY animation.

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Monday 15. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Design Sprint Design Patterns Customer Experience

Conversation with Jake Knapp - Design Sprints and Customer Experience

At Incrementic, we “Reduce risk and save time by rapidly testing the viability of new opportunities”. Our methodology is the Design Sprint, which offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that work whether you’re at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, you’ll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars.

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MakeBetter - Software Craftsmanship Symposium Series

MakeBetter. is a symposium series for software practitioners who make software and strive to make better software. The event typically consists of three 15 minute presentations and three 5 minute lightning talk presentations. Topics covered include DevOps, Software Development Lifecycles, Javascript Frameworks, Testing, QA, Innovation, User Research, User Experience and Design Methodologies.

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Saturday 23. March 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey AI Automation Featured Seminar JaD's Choice Editors' Choice Education Artificial Intelligence

AI And Automation

The Faculty of Science and Technology @ U.W.I presents Science For Today - AI and Automation: Disruption or Opportunity? It is a free public lecture series with panellists such as Mr. Howard Mitchell, Dr. Gunjan Mansingh; Prof. Daniel Coore and Mr. Anthony Drummond (UWI, Mona). Themes: Prospects for Nation Building; Demystifying AI; Automation; Smart City Solutions

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Tuesday 19. March 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Young Developers Electronics Robotics

Jamaica College Robotics Team Wins Prestigious Award at the FIRST Tech Challenge in New York

Jamaica College Robotics Team Wins Prestigious Award at the FIRST Tech Challenge in New York - Jamaicans.com - The 13-member Jamaica College Robotics Team put on their best Usain Bolt impression after winning the prestigious and coveted Inspire Award, the highest award, at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Relic Recovery Challenge in New York City. The Inspire Award is the top award given to teams at the FTC Championship. It is given to …

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Monday 25. February 2019 Posted by: SlashRoot JaD's Choice Featured Open Data Open Graph Open Source

data|Bootcamp Webinar

Organised by the SlashRoots Foundation, Make.Better and the World Bank, these meet-ups are designed to be an opportunity for you to learn new skills, and solve problems affecting your community and country using data and technology. Whether it’s that you want to create an app or visualise data for articles these meet-ups will help you create real work and products.

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Saturday 09. February 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Python JaD's Choice Git Git Hooks

pre-commit, a framework for managing and maintaining multi-language pre-commit hooks.

Git hook scripts are useful for identifying simple issues before submission to code review. We run our hooks on every commit to automatically point out issues in code such as missing semicolons, trailing whitespace, and debug statements. By pointing these issues out before code review, this allows a code reviewer to focus on the architecture of a change while not wasting time with trivial style nitpicks.

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Tuesday 29. January 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Featured YouTube YouTube Video

Want to add managers and other users to your YouTube channel? Well, There is a couple things you should know.

First, you cannot add a manager or other users to your YouTube channel without having a branded account. Branded account? Yes, there are actually two types of account, i.e. personal and branded. In these videos, you will see how to change your personal account to a branded account and add managers and other users to your branded account

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Friday 25. January 2019 Posted by: david-bain JaD's Choice Featured

data|Meet-Up Jamaica - January

From the ideas you developed in the boot camp and our first few meet-ups, our growing community is well-positioned to start developing your products and prototypes throughout the year.

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