We wrap up our community talks with Sterling’s story of her very first project at her first dev job: making the app accessible for two blind students. Maurice kicks off our education talks with the story of Abacus, his side project that became the learning system used by thousands of students in his country of Belize.
- Digital Ocean (sponsor)
- MongoDB (sponsor)
- Heroku (sponsor)
- TwilioQuest (sponsor)
- xkcd comic "Standards"
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
- An Alphabet of Accessibility Issues
- CodeNewbie YouTube channel
- Codeland, CodeNewbie's conference - April 21 and 22 in NYC
- Codeland Conf
- Codeland 2019
Sterling Walker graduated with an advanced degree in medical sciences right around the same time the brain factories stopped hiring. She earned a scholarship to the Flatiron School and transitioned her career to web development. She is now a Director of Engineering at 2U where she makes tools for web-native educational interactions.
Maurice is a Belize-based software consultant with experience working with clients from all over the world.