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|Section 1: Inspiration|
What's better than the Monster Mash? The (500 Startups) Mentor Mash! Check out a few of our awesome mentors talk about startups, 500 Startups, and their words of wisdom for entrepreneurs.
Featuring 500 Mentors Hiten Shah (KISSmetrics), Christine Herron (Intel Capital), Rashmi Sinha (SlideShare), Jeff Lawson (Twilio), Chris Nesladek (Google), Maneesh Arora, Bhanu Sharma, and David King.
Check out the 500 Mentors at http://500startups.com/mentors.php
|Aza Raskin, creative lead at Firefox, shares some tips and tricks about rapid prototyping at the Mozilla Drumbeat festival|
|A story about the Semantic Web Transcript, interview bios, and other info (incluyendo una transcripcion espanol) on kateray.net Downloadable version on drop.io/web3point0 Interviews with: Tim Berners-Lee Clay Shirky Chris Dixon David Weinberger Nova...|
|Section 2: Mobile|
Prototyping an iPad app with Keynote
Speaker: Tim Bray
Time slot: E [14:40 - 15:25]
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Good user interfaces and optimized user experiences are important on any device, but are even more important on mobile devices that have limited screen real estate and are being used by people in a hurry. We'll talk about UI and UX design patterns on Android and how to use them to greatest effect.
|Section 3: Design|
What makes a UX Designer?
What's a Hex anyway? Why and a little history around colors and the meaning of Hex.
Refer here for the full tutorial: http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/html-css-techniques/quick-tip-understanding...
The process of creating an image only for the purpose of displaying a gradient is inflexible, and is quickly becoming a bad practice. Unfortunately, at the time of this writing, they very well might still be required, but hopefully not for much longer. Thanks to Firefox and Safari/Chrome, we can now create powerful gradients with minimal effort. In this video quick tip, we'll examine some of the differences in syntax when working with the -moz and -webkit vendor prefixes.
|Though not completely cross browser compatible, there are ways to nonintrusively create pure CSS3 text-gradients with a bit of trickery. I'll show you how.|
|Section 4: Development|
Note: Higher quality version on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/6691519
Are you interested in HTML 5 and what's coming down the pipeline but haven't had time to read any articles yet? Brad Neuberg has put together an educational Introduction to HTML 5 video that goes over many of the major aspects of this new standard, including:
* Web vector graphics with the Canvas tag and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
* The Geolocation API
* HTML 5 Video
* The HTML 5 Database and Application Cache
* Web workers
In the video we also crack open the HTML 5 YouTube Video prototype to show you some of the new HTML 5 tags, such as nav, article, etc. It's chock full of demos and sample source code.
|In this introductory 8 minute lesson, I'll teach you how to install Sass, and then how to get started with basic functionality.|
|In this video, Paul Irish, a Chrome developer advocate, presents 12 tips and tricks on how to use Chrome's developer tools. To learn more visit code.google.com/chrome/devtools|
|Two Chrome Extensions All Web Developers Should Install|
|Firebug is a great Frefox plugin, popular with web designers and developers. I also have it as an invaluable piece of my 'SEO Toolbox'. Read the Distilled blog here: http://www.distilled.co.uk/blog and get Firebug here: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1843|
An overview of how to use http://prefixr.com
David Carmona is a San Francisco, CA. based Interaction Designer and Developer.
He graduated from The Art Institute of California – San Francisco with a B.Sc. of Interactive Media Design in 2009. In the past David worked as a marketing coordinator at internet television company Revision3 and venture-backed vision technology startup Affine Systemsas lead creative developer. Currently working with Reputation as a UX Designer and in the future would like to grow his own garden.
He specializes in user interface design, concept design, rich media, application design, iconography, interactive art direction, graphic design.
Working with clients such as: Cadreon, Digg, GoDaddy, Google, HBO, Ignited Media, Ito En, Metacafe, Microsoft, Myspace, NBC Universal, Netflix, Playstation, Qik, Revision3, Rwanda, Sony and YouTube
Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, InDesign
Version Control: SVN, Git
Content Management Systems: WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, OpenX, PrestaShop, Zen Cart
Video: AfterEffects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, DVD Studio Pro
Video Compression: Compressor, Flash, WME, Quicktime
Sound Design: Pro Tools, Soundtrack Pro, Audition, Soundbooth
Marketing: Analytics, Social Media (Twitter/Facebook), SEO/SEM
Management: Office/Google Suite, Pivotal Tracker, Basecamp
Mobile: [Android] Flash, Eclipse (Java)
Advertising: Adwords, Adsense, CJ
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