Tag: developers

by Tom Grasty

Two and a half years ago, I co-founded Stroome, a collaborative online video editing and publishing platform and 2010 Knight News Challenge winner. Originally started as a master’s thesis project at USC’s pioneering Annenberg Program on Online Communities, we didn’t have all the resources necessary to build every piece of the product ourselves. As a […] more »

by Christopher Groskopf

Last Friday, we closed out our eighth iteration of PANDA Project development and published our second alpha. We’ve added a login/registration system, dataset search, complex query support and a variety of other improvements. You can try out the new release now by visiting our test site here. The PANDA project aims to make basic data […] more »

by Jake Shapiro

Early on in PRX’s history we faced a critical decision. Do we outsource the development and maintenance of our main web application, or take the plunge and bring all coding in-house and become a technology-driven company? We took the plunge, and since then have grown an award-winning tech team, responsible not only for PRX’s web-based […] more »

by Ted Han

[DocumentCloud](http://www.documentcloud.org) visited London at the beginning of November for [the Mozilla Festival](https://mozillafestival.org/). This year’s festival focused on media, freedom and the web. DocumentCloud, a catalog of primary source documents and a tool for annotating, organizing and publishing them on the web, fit comfortably alongside a variety of interesting participants and projects from the [news space](https://mozillafestival.org/2011/09/28/flow-media/), […] more »

by Tom Grasty

Two and a half years ago, I co-founded Stroome, a collaborative online video editing and publishing platform and 2010 Knight News Challenge winner. One of our first — and biggest — hurdles was finding someone who could actually build the product my partner and I wanted bring to market. But the real challenge, we quickly […] more »

by Philip Neustrom

The weather is starting to heat up here in beautiful San Francisco, and so is our software development! Here’s an update to give you a sense of what we’ve been up to for the past month — and what’s coming up. Software highlights We’ve worked tirelessly on our new software, and we’re starting to see […] more »

by Rich Gordon

Eight computer science students and 11 journalism master’s students — including the third "programmer-journalist" scholarship winner, whose Medill journalism education was paid through a Knight News Challenge grant — are putting the finishing touches on five innovative new products that combine journalism and technology. One product is a tool for working reporters, one is a […] more »

by Lisa Williams

Now, I had something all ready to post, but I loved Chris O’Brien’s post on Mistakes I Made With The Next Newsroom Project that I’m going to do one of my own. I’ve been working on Placeblogger, a 2007 News Challenge Winner, with Tish Grier, over the past year and a half. Like a lot […] more »

by Amanda Atwood

A key component of Freedom Fone is the software development we will undertake over the next two years. Last weekend Brenda and I met with a handful of people who have experience with open source development projects like those we’ll be undertaking. We got to share our ideas and experiences to date developing the Freedom […] more »

by Rich Gordon

So what happens when people with computer programming backgrounds are part of the same journalism class with more traditional students? Liza Kaufman Hogan, a former CNN.com senior producer, found out this spring when she taught the introductory new media journalism class at the Medill School of Journalism. The class, "Interactive Techniques," revolves around blogging. Students […] more »