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
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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...Read more

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

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
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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
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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

Everyone knows: Digital skills are job skills. Even if you don't end up writing code in future ventures, the knowledge you gain in a coding bootcamp can help you land your next career opportunity.

And let me aks you, why Karate studios are so popular? Can you gain a job skill studying karate or other kind of martial arts? Hmmm....Read more

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Feb 28, 2019 - 7:50pm
Submitted by Yulia

Web designer creates the look of a web site. He/She chooses imagery, colors, fonts, and the layout of the page. Designer weaves branding into the page, designs light and motion. The end result of design is an image, PDF or a mockup. 
Wed Development boot camp teaches to take a design and convert it into HTML / CSS code....Read more

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Feb 26, 2019 - 7:40pm
Submitted by Dmitry
#coding Online Presence