Elyse Turner

Elyse Turner

    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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    The Product Design Sprint

    Quickly solve big problems and test new ideas It starts with a problem. You want customers to be able to buy your product faster. You want to connect databases so stakeholders can make clear business decisions. You have a vague idea of where you want to be next year and

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    Crain's Notable Women In Tech - Erika Languirand

    On August 13th, 2018, Crain's Detroit Business released a list of Detroit's most Notable Women in Tech. We are excited to finally be able to share that Erika Languirand was named to the list! Check here to see the complete list, or here to see her write-up. Originally posted in

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 8.6.2018

    Too Much Unit Testing Is Detrimental for Code Quality “Some amount of unit testing is useful (which is also consistent with my own observations). It is just that unit testing is only one of the ways of automated testing – and shouldn’t be seen as The Thing(tm) (or even

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 7.30.2018

    Android Studio Shortcut Secrets “Many ‘best Android Studio shortcuts’ articles inhabit the blogosphere. Here are some perspectives on effective shortcut usage that I don’t remember reading anywhere else.” Seven Principles of Great Unit Tests — Adapted for Android “When it comes to software engineering it’s usually easy to find

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 7.23.2018

    hbspt.cta.load(3373997, 'a2b2aef2-6b2b-40f4-9798-e59bb0c4fef0', {}); The Broken Window Theory “Programming is insanely detail-oriented, and perhaps this is why: if you're not on top of the details, the perception is that things are out of control, and it's only a matter of time before your project spins out of control. Maybe

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    Monday Mobile Mashup 7.16.2018

    Developers Journey: Anne Cahalan “In this episode, I interviewed Anne Cahalan. Anne is an iOS developer at Detroit Labs, where she is constantly delighted by the niftiness of Swift. Anne told us her story. From the Bootcamp she went to and the apprenticeship program she followed, up to her "moving

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