Elyse Turner

Elyse Turner

    Monday Mobile Mashup 11.12.18

    Android Dev Summit Announcements! Get Your App Ready for Foldable Phones “As you may have heard from the Android Dev Summit, we announced that we're expanding support in Android to include Foldables, in preparation for upcoming devices from hardware partners like Samsung. Here are a set of recommendations and information

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    Detroit Labs Apprentice Class Zeta Roundup

    We wrapped on Detroit Labs Apprentice class Zeta last week (11/2/2018), and we are so proud of them. This class was recruited and trained to work for Detroit Labs as iOS developers, where they learned the basics of Swift over 12 weeks. They worked in groups, individually, supported

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    Announcing the 2019 Detroit Labs Java Apprenticeship

    In 2011, our founders had a wild idea: create a technology company focused on human elements where people would love to work. The goals were pretty simple: build high-quality software; have the freedom to learn, teach, and explore new technology; and give every team member visibility into the business and

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 10.22.2018

    Build your own Octocat As if all of the variations of the Octocat weren’t enough entertainment. How I Made My Treadmill Desk Labs developer, Daniel Kaspo, made a treadmill desk at home! Lucky for us, he documented his whole process. Happy walking and coding, Daniel. Watch How I made

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 10.8.2018

    What's a Senior Engineer's Job? “[I]nstead of talking about the attributes that a senior engineer has from Allspaw’s post (which I totally agree with), instead I want to talk here about the work that a senior engineer does.” Designing for Accessibility “It’s a challenge as a designer

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 10.1.2018

    Photo by Matt Ragland on Unsplash Some Possible Career Goals “I was thinking about career goals a person could have (as a software developer) this morning, and it occurred to me that there are a lot of possible goals! So I asked folks on Twitter what some possible goals were

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    How to Learn to Code - 4 Quick Tips to Help Your Mindset

      Learning to code is tough, but one of the toughest parts is getting out of your own way. In school as students, we learned every day. We switched classes, did homework, and got through the material. After a long break, and joining a boot camp or an Apprenticeship Program,

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 9/10/2018

    Design Sprints: A Detailed Look At Your Week “The classic 5-day design sprint -- originally pioneered by Google -- starts with a problem, a team of people, and open time on a calendar. The goal is that, by the end of the week, your team will have mapped out a

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    Design Sprints: A Detailed Look At Your Week

    The classic 5-day design sprint -- originally pioneered by Google -- starts with a problem, a team of people, and open time on a calendar. The goal is that, by the end of the week, your team will have mapped out a prototype that has been tested on core users,

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 8.27.2018

    The Product Design Sprint “At Detroit Labs, we use design sprints--pioneered and proven at more than a hundred companies by Google--to answer your most critical business questions. We give you space and tools, and facilitate a weeklong series of structured activities designed to define a testable and attainable goal, explore

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