Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 2, Programmers Sessions.
First up Chris Comrie Hot to Build Community to get Candidates. Lots of talk about Social Sites such as; Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest etc. TOOLS; AWS, Linkedin Helper, Dux Soup, Follow Liker, Facebook Auto Finder. Six steps to build communities. 1-Build Customer Avatars, 2-Establish Your Secret Sauce, 3- Build a String Following, 4-Turn Followers into Superfans, 5-Convert Superfans into Customers, 6-Be Seen Everywhere.
Next up Mike Notaro Just the Basics. He starts out talking about VBA and how it is very easy to learn but mentions Ruby and Python. He mentions what Web Scraping is. He shows you how to examine source code of web pages by simply right clicking and picking view source. The guts of a web page are typically in HTML. He mentions Tags, List the more important ones such as; <HTML>, < BODY>, <P>, and others. Here is a URL to a list of Tags https://www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_html.asp. Then comes some Excel stuff using Macros etc. Then writing code which I recommend taking a course for free-form UDEMY.
Lastly, Shannon Myers Hacking the process. A lot of asking questions or for help such as Github, Stackoverflow, LI, Twitter, FB, Lots of tools; Unroll.me, Sanebox, Product Hunt, Angel list, Zapier. The big take away was asking and look when you are in need of a new tool or something.
That’s it for day 2 Programmers Sessions, next week we will start with day 2 Purple Squirrel Track sessions.