Introduction to Ruby – CANCELLED

Ruby is a really powerful programming language, letting you do anything from scripting to building massive web applications. (Some things built in Ruby, that you might have heard of: Hulu, AirBnb.) We didn’t have enough people registered and had to

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Learn GIMP (a free alternative to Photoshop) – June 11 at UAA

GNU Image Manipulation Program is a really popular piece of software that has a lot of the features of Photoshop, for none of the price. It’s open source! Sharon Van Muysen will be teaching this class, at the UAA/APU Consortium

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#hAKathon – May 8, 17, and 18th

Volunteers from a bunch of Anchorage-area technology groups, including APW, are participating in a hackathon to help strengthen the Anchorage technology community. All kinds of software creators and people who want to be software creators are invited to learn, to

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SQL – April 7

Our next workshop will cover Structured Query Language, or SQL. It’s a very popular language for building databases, and it can be used to generate reports and generally do interesting things with data. Many other programming languages interact well with

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Intro to the Command Line – February 19

“The command line is the ultimate seat of power on your computer. Using the command line, you can perform amazing feats of wizardry and speed, taming your computer and getting it to do precisely what you want.” –David Baumgold Learning

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