I had the honor of teaching a class for Girl Develop It (GDI)’s Austin chapter this past weekend. Many thanks to GE for sponsoring the class with meeting space – we had a great space to work and learn in. I made slides using GDI’s template, which you can view at: https://jefflinwood.github.io/gdi-intro-to-swift/#/ You can also… Read More


I thought I would drop an update here on my Intro to Swift class at the University of Texas at Austin – this is the fifth time that I’ve taught the class (two years in Objective-C, this will be the third year with Swift). This year has been a lot smoother than previous years because… Read More


I recently updated the PhoneGap plugin for Twilio Client (a VoIP SDK for iOS and Android) to support Cocoapods. This means that you can use this plugin with automated builds now! cordova plugin add twilio-client-phonegap-plugin Version 1.1.0 is published to npm (https://www.npmjs.com/package/twilio-client-phonegap-plugin) See the GitHub repo for more: https://github.com/jefflinwood/twilio_client_phonegap… Read More


I just taught a two day in-person corporate training class that was a basic introduction to cloud development and databases for software developers. This class used Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, MongoDB, and Java 8 for the core technologies. We built a microservice web application with the Spark microframework for Java that provided a RESTful… Read More