Illustration by Sue Lockwood Participating in the creation of a new standard means joining listservs that look like they were put together circa 1850 and asynchronous arguments in IRC channels that span any/all timezones. It means devoting your nights and weekends to learning how to tinker with specs and fighting with professional web standards reps. […]

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We’re thrilled to announce a new workshop on July 23rd, the day prior to TXJS! Austin’s very own Bocouper Kassandra Perch aka Nodebotanist will be providing a full day workshop introducing server programming with Node.js. This workshop is particularly useful for front-end developers who are looking to expand their skills to include backend or full-stack […]

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We’re on cloud nine for our newest Bocouper – Jess Klein! Jess joins us from the Mozilla Foundation, where she served as Creative Lead for such projects as X-Ray Goggles, Hackasaurus (which became part of the larger Webmaker platform), Thimble and the Hive. She also served as the Creative Director for Mozilla Open Badges, where […]

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Our friend and colleague in Open Web education, Ashley Williams, has left Bocoup. We first met Ashley when she was teaching for the Flatiron School, and we were impressed with the passion she has for programming and computer science education. While at Bocoup, she worked on a number of different projects including several training classes, […]

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Today, we’ve got An Announcement: Christine An has joined Bocoup as our Communications Manager! Christine (or just Stine) comes on board from the Public Education Leadership Project at the Harvard Business School. She’s one of the organizers of a monthly salon on Tech & Ethics at the EMW Bookstore, and is an Assistant Editor of […]

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Américo Vespúcio uma vez chamou a América de “Novo Mundo” quando ela ainda não era conhecida pelos nossos ancestrais. Essa é a mesma impressão que tive com a especificação do ES2015 (ECMA-262, 6th Ed.) e o novo panorama que ela traz. Tem várias coisas por vir e elas vão se manter apenas como exemplos até […]

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Amerigo Vespucci once called the Americas the “New World”, as they weren’t known to our ancestors. That’s the same impression I’ve had of the forthcoming ES2015 (ECMA-262, 6th Ed.) specification and the newly evolved landscape that it creates. There are a lot of things to come and they’ll remain only examples until we really use […]

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I’m happy to report a bit of news that’s making today a good day – nay, a g’day – here at Bocoup: Earle Castledine is our newest Open Web Engineer! Earle, perhaps better known to denizens of the internet by the moniker Mister Speaker, is a recent transplant from Australia, and he joins us from […]

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With 2015 already 13% complete, it’s high time we announce the newest member of the Bocoup engineering team: Jim Vallandingham! Jim’s a veteran world traveler who’ll be joining our data visualization practice from Seattle, WA, where he lives with his wife and children. He comes to us from the Nordstrom Data Lab and The Stowers […]

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Bocoup loves GitHub. Our code lives there, we collaborate and code review using Pull Requests, and it makes deployment a breeze. For the last year, we’ve even started using GitHub to manage Bocoup. What? As Bocoup has grown, we’ve started using new tools to manage information internally. We wanted a company Wiki, but which one […]

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