OpenHub and HVTechFest2020 present a 5-part interactive, livestreaming webisode series:

Pivoteers & Pioneers features local businesses, sharing stories about how technology helped businesses adapt during the pandemic shutdown. OpenHub believes sharing these stories can help make a difference for the recovery of our local economy.

Why is a technology-driven economy so important for...Read more

Jun 1, 2020 - 8:40am
Submitted by Shelley Tween
#business, #meet-up Business Model

Discovery webisodes: Challenges and Opportunities exposed by COVID-19

Free Webinar Series: OpenHub , in collaboration with HVTechFest is offering a series of online public meetings exploring economic development challenges and opportunities during the unprecedented COVID-19 public health crisis. The focus will be on the current challenges and the urgent need for rapid tech development for local businesses and individuals...Read more

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May 5, 2020 - 12:47pm
Submitted by Yulia
#business, #coding, #meet-up Business Model, Business Planning, Digital Assets Audit, Digital Marketing, Idea Generation, MVP, Online Presence, Social Media, SWOT Analysis, Value Proposition

OpenHub, in collaboration with the Newburgh Free Library, mentors youth in an ongoing after-school coding club based on Girls Who Code whose mission is to “close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does”. Since the Fall, participants ages 11 through 18 from all over the Hudson Valley, gathered together...Read more

May 3, 2020 - 1:25pm
Submitted by Shelley Tween
#business Business Model

Transition to online learning for the Web Development Bootcamp:

  • On March 13, 2020, Web Development Bootcamp Mentor Shannah White sent an email to her students: Web Dev classes moving to ONLINE forum. Three days later, Hudson Valley’s technology hub known as OpenHub was online teaching classes using Zoom.
  • March 18, 2020 Governor Cuomo announced school shutdowns statewide would go into
  • ...Read more
Apr 23, 2020 - 5:41pm
Submitted by Shelley Tween
#coding, #course, #bootcamp Online Presence, Social Media

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Open Hub of the Hudson Valley Is lending assistance to small and traditional businesses that have pressing needs to build or update a website. Freelancers and students who wish to learn are invited as well. 

Open Hub hopes to provide support to learn new skills and to answer questions as a way of giving...Read more

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Apr 20, 2020 - 5:22pm
Submitted by Yulia

Generally speaking, R language, ggplot2 and Python are used in academia. The most familiar tool for ordinary users is Excel. Commercial products include Tableau, FineReport, Power BI, etc.

    1. D3.js

    D3.js  is the most well-known data visualization library today. It is free and open source..

    D3 gives developers the ability to create even the most complex charts and graphs. It...Read more

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    Feb 27, 2020 - 1:30pm
    Submitted by Yulia
    #coding

    Firstly, this Bootcamp has a schedule of one 3-hr class per week in the evening from 6-9pm. This is specifically so people can take the Bootcamp while they continue to work. Each course in the Bootcamp gives, on average, three hours of homework, although students can opt to put more time in at home than that with extra assignments. Bootcamp...Read more

    Oct 18, 2019 - 8:19pm
    Submitted by Shannah
    #business, #coding, #bootcamp

    This October 11 and 12, my associates and I are holding the first-ever Hudson Valley Tech Festival and Hackathon. Below you can see the press release to describe the events to be held at these two local venues:

    • October 11 is the Festival, to be held at SUNY Orange in Newburgh, NY. 
    • October 12 is the Hackathon, to be
    • ...Read more
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    Aug 19, 2019 - 4:39pm
    Submitted by Yulia
    #coding, #meet-up Idea Generation, MVP, User Journey

    This article in NYT raises more questions than answers, but it highlight the trends:

    1. Tech jobs can be seen as the new manufacturing jobs, it is fast growing sector
    2. Mastering code and applying it in business holds the promise of becoming the modern path to the middle class for people without four-year college degrees. 
    3. While teaching coding we typically teach both
    4. ...Read more
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    May 28, 2019 - 9:24pm
    Submitted by Yulia

    April Coding Club to explore Cybersecurity

    Coding Club meets first Mondays of the month

    Open Hub runs Coding Club in Newburgh as volunteer-based activity. Local techies and web pros meet once a month to discuss specific Digital Technology topics, learn together, share experience and new tools and frameworks learned, working together on projects. If you have a tech question or interested...Read more

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    Mar 29, 2019 - 12:08pm
    Submitted by Yulia
    #coding, #meet-up