WordPress.com: not just for beginners

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Karen Arnold will show you how to harness the power of WordPress.com for your clients. From a simple solution for clients with a small budget to the simplicity of WordPress.com with powerful customizations for Enterprise sites. Learn about some of the ways you can use WordPress.com to expand your WordPress offerings. Prepare to be amazed!

This months HTTQ Event is sponsored by, not suprisingly, WordPress.com!

Words and Pictures: Creating Kick-Ass Content for the Web

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Veteran marketer/designer Allison Rae will present a simple, step-by-step approach for web developers and designers to create stunning, message-driven content that rivals your brilliant code. Allison incorporates marketing strategy into every aspect of her design work and will share tips and tools you can adapt to your own projects right away.

A Piece of the Action: an Apache and htaccess Primer

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Apache HTTP server powers the vast majority of websites in the world, quite probably including yours. It’s a powerful, complex, and extremely configurable piece of software. Apache’s architecture includes several layers of configuration, including the ability for ‘normal’ users (non-system administrators) to configure Apache to do some very cool things; these features are available through ‘.htaccess’ files.

Taking the Drama Out of Pixel Perfection with Samantha Metheny

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

We make and build things for the web to bring order to chaos (it can be said). So, what steps can we take, as visual designers, to “ease up” in our quest for pixel perfection? Come see some ways to gracefully transfer your perfected Photoshop mockups to the Web. In the end, you’ll still be friends with your developer!

Community Show and Tell

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Come listen to some of the cool stuff people have been working on. We have 5 presenters this month talking about some recent projects they have been working on. Each presenter will have 5-10 minutes to show off his/her stuff. 

Our presenters this month are:


Mark Casias - ioby.org

Michael Herrick - Cascading Data Model

Karen Arnold - Wordpress

Aaron Estrada - Python prototyping

Eric Whitmore - Community Events

Web Mapping: It's Not Just for Map Geeks

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Incorporating interactive, dynamic maps into web sites has never been easier.  This has led in partto an explosion of location based and web mapping services. In fact, today’s culture may be the most map aware we’ve ever seen, and people expect tools that allow them to find things in the world.  In light of this, Kurt Menke will cover the two leading API’s used in web mapping today: Google Maps and OpenLayers.


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