Teaching Beginner Programmers How To Code 14 September 2015
18 months ago I reached out to the techies of Brixton to see if anyone was interested in mentoring young people who wanted to learn how to code. The good news is a great team of mentors have banded together and we run a club every month called Coder Brixton. The bad news is we found quality teaching material a bit thin on the ground.
Drawing on my experience of commercial training I developed a course introducing programming using front end web technologies. The material took over 6 months to refine, has been battle hardened on the frontline by young coders and is now available to you …
Using Flex 4 Spark Text Components18 August 2011
Recently I needed to make changes to two desktop Air applications I have been working on for a major Operating System (more details when I am allowed). The task was to change the TextField datatypes (flash.text.Textfield) to Spark Label (spark.components.Label) and a couple of Spark RichText (spark.components.RichText) components and I thought I would record what I learned to help other developers. I have also included some information about the handy RichEditableText (spark.components.RichEditableText) component.
Actionscript Training04 February 2009
In 2001 I begun delivering Actionscript training through a number of London commercial training providers, something that I continue to do to this day.