Episode 31: Flingading on Webucation


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In this episode we discuss the latest in the classroom, ask Leslie Flinger from ExpressionEngine about her web education, and talk about a whole bunch of EE stuff.

0:35 - Welcome to Required Listening

  • 1:10 What is your new title Leslie?
  • 2:00 Part 1 of 5 of "The Pro's Education"

2:52 - Keeping Current in the Classroom

  • 3:05 - DTS learns HTML, CSS, JS, and now PHP
  • 4:05 - Web Design learns some cool JavaScript
  • 5:35 - Web Dev learns PHP validation and sending emails
  • 6:28 - Point for EllisLab
  • 6:50 - Thrasher's green screen (see Leslie headbang)
  • 7:09 - Read the entire HTML5 book to class on a document projector

8:11 - Getting Technical with Flinger

  • 8:30 - Introduction to Leslie The Great
  • 9:50 - Getting involved with ExpressionEngine
  • 12:28 - Excellent

13:04 - Webucation What What?!?

  • 13:30 - Leslie's college background
  • 15:35 - Laws about health in Seattle
  • 16:01 - Is your degree in Nutrition applicable in what you do?
  • 17:03 - Did you know Leslie was a teacher?!?
  • 17:56 - She's Internet famous
  • 18:22 - Jumping into a Masters level tech degree
  • 20:04 - Leslie is writing a book for HMFT publishing
  • 20:42 - Women in Technology at Springbrook
  • 22:20 - Was College Worth it to You?
  • 26:38 - Java is the beast of all [Zac throws up]
  • 27:24 - What do you recommend for students of web design
  • 27:59 - Leslie taught tables and so does Zac
  • 28:36 - Having a degree versus Knowing the right people

29:52 - Thanks to the Supporter of the Show 

  • 30:30 - If you haven't heard of EllisLab...

30:59 - What's Current in the Web World

  • 30:21 - EllisLab Edition (or Drupaal)
  • 31:37 - Get your EECI tickets early
  • 32:53 - Is this EllisLab time?
  • 34:44 - Warning about Kenny Meyers and Steven Lewis
  • 36:08 - Mike Kus on 5by5 and DaBrook
  • 38:12 - Tom Osborne, director at Viget, writes post on critiques
  • 41:30 - Zeldman on teaching
  • 43:05 - Latest Think Vitamin Membership Videos

44:27 - Our Brilliant Recommends

  • 44:52 - Leslie recommends TextExpander
  • 46:13 - Zac recommends Brilliant Retail
  • 48:12 - Even He Can Use ExpressionEngine
  • 48:48 - Kyle recommends the Data Grab EE Addon

51:53 - Musical Outro - See Us Dance