Episode 34: Vector Media Matt


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Continuing our series on the Pro's Education, we talk with Vector Media Group's Matt Weinberg about how learning music and business in school affects him as a web strategist and developer today. We also talk about the latest from the classroom and the weeks web news.

0:00 To all the Haters in the Building

  • 0:04 - You're listening to required listening
  • 0:24 - Welcome to Episode 34
  • 0:50 - Part 4 of our series: the Pros' Education
  • 1:00 - Matt Weinberg Intro

1:35 Keeping Current in the Classroom

  • 1:52 - Getting Web Design students ready for real clients
  • 2:52 - Transferring WordPress sites in Web Development class
  • 3:51 - Student showcase app for College Advanced Web class
  • 5:36 - Zachary Reagan Boyink
  • 6:00 - Kyle rebrands his company
  • 6:13 - 9 out of 10 tweets were about my MBP
  • 6:48 - Fantastic, never heard of it
  • 7:15 - Kyle gets played out

7:38 What What Webucation What What

  • 7:52 -Matt Weinberg are you ready?
  • 8:07 - What higher education background do you have?
  • 8:31 - Bandcamp reference takes Kyle back
  • 9:04 - Was it worth going to college?
  • 9:47 - Would you have majored in the same thing if you went back now?
  • 11:34 - What classes would you suggest students interested in the web take?
  • 13:25 - Getting a job based on schooling verses who you know

14:46 Getting Technical with Matt

  • 15:04 - Wrong $$$ song
  • 15:33 - The activating ideas wall
  • 15:48 - About Matt and Vector Media Group
  • 17:08 - Advertising in the ExpressionEngine Community
  • 18:16 - The official way to pronounce Devotee
  • 18:40 - How does your education apply to what you do now?
  • 19:34 - Having friends is hard if you major in computer science
  • 19:52 - Do you do music production today?
  • 20:33 - Vector Media Group is looking to hire
  • 21:42 - Google "Coolest Job in the World"

22:44 What's Current in the Web World

  • 23:44 - Client guide for how to use ExpressioEngine
  • 29:08 - Tips for working with JavaScript this
  • 30:04 - Mobile form design from UX Booth
  • 30:29 - How will jQuery mobile
  • 33:28 - Are you at SX?
  • 33:41 - Michael Dick drops Cage App
  • 35:02 - Paul Boag old man of the web world
  • 36:10 - CSS Wrap applies bevier curve to CSS
  • 37:32 - David Desandro Gets Fizzy with his Meta

45:17 Think Vitamin Membership Video Updates

  • 45:47 - CSS3 Typography Videos
  • 46:30 - Second video on print projects

47:21 Recommendations from Zac, Kyle, and Matt

  • 47:33 - Matt recommends Clip Menu
  • 49:23 - Kyle recommends Beanstalk App
  • 51:26 - Zac recommends a new anayltics tool