New Course — Intermediate Web Application Security Course

Learn How to Protect Your Web Development from Malicious Scripts Web development and related technologies are changing at an increasingly rapid pace. New standards, frameworks, libraries, and APIs are released all the time. With these new standards, are there any effective security features available for us? Are there even more potential security problems that we …

O’Reilly School Instructor’s First Open Source Conference

Several O’Reilly School of Technology team members had the good fortune to attend OSCON (Open Source Conference) 2014. Here’s one of our favorite recaps of the event by OST instructor, Kelly Hoover: First impressions I want to live at OSCON. Sure, I’ve been to conventions before—mainly Star Trek conventions—but hey, I’ve got a few tech …

Technical Literacy: Love At First Sight

I started working at O’Reilly School of Technology in May 2012 with very limited exposure to software development. I knew a few things, sure, but I’d never taken a course as an undergraduate in college that discussed programming concepts, networking, or logic/algorithms. Looking back on that fact years later, I feel kind of let down. …

The Course is Ours to Plot. Right Now.

I can’t remember exactly when this whole thing started. Maybe it’s in my Hawaiian DNA. Maybe it happened when I was a kid at Disneyland coveting the just-out-of-reach treasure of The Pirates of the Caribbean. It could have been after reading Robinson Crusoe in college. Maybe it was all of that, but for whatever reason, …

Four Hot Web Development Trends Learned at Conferences

Full-Stack Web Developer Talks about the Latest Web Development Trends and Conferences I’m finding that participating in tech conferences is a great way for me to keep up to date on modern web development trends. I attended my first OSCON last summer and more recently, I attended O’Reilly’s Fluent 2014. Here are some of the …