Ep. 139

Codeland - Gaming Talks from Jessica Rudder and Opher Vishnia

June 05, 2017

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Opher Vishnia

Senior Creative Developer, Eko

Opher is a multidisciplinary creator, invested in many fields like computer science, art, music, design and game development. For the past three years, he has worked at Eko as lead creative developer and the go-to authority on client-side web technologies.

Jessica Rudder

Developer, Flatiron School

Jessica Rudder is a recovering perfectionist that learns to code through a combination of reading, asking colleagues and banging her head against a wall. When she's not helping to build Flatiron School's Learn platform, she can be found training for ultra marathons on the streets of NYC or creating code-related videos on YouTube for CompChomp. She is an avid squirrel photographer and loves the color green. Opher is a multidisciplinary creator, invested in many fields like computer science, art, music, design and game development. For the past three years, he has worked at Eko as lead creative developer and the go-to authority on client-side web technologies.

Description

In our second episode of our Codeland miniseries, we dig into our talks on gaming and code. Jessica shows us how we can use failure to become better developers with lessons learned from the video gaming industry. Opher shows us a number of ways to use video game principles to make our web apps more exciting. To watch the videos of these talks, checkout our channel on YouTube.

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