Android Basics - Consuming Web Services

AC Spotlight - John Gregory

With an impressive career in media and marketing, Pandora's Head of Industry - Retail, John Gregory, brings a unique perspective to changes in consumer behavior, creating a differentiated value proposition within the marketplace, and fostering a more holistic approach to media. We loved hearing his thoughts!


API-Led Connectivity


Today, in the age of APIs, an API is not just a technical interface on top of a database. On the contrary, your API is your new business model. In the past, APIs were seen as just tools for Developers. But nowadays, their scope is not limited to internal use. The companies who make APIs are now exposing them APIs to external users around the globe. For example, Google Maps' APIs use Uber's APIs to calculate fares and travel times to destinations. 


AC Spotlight - Adrien Nussenbaum

This week we got to talk with Adrien Nussenbaum, co-founder of Mirakl. Mirakl enables retailers and brands to launch their own online marketplace. They help companies quickly offer more products, learn more from customers about what they want, and consequently sell more. The Mirakl Marketplace Platform automates the hard things about marketplace management on an API-based solution, trusted by over 100 customers. 


AC Spotlight - Charlie Cole

This week we had the pleasure of chatting with Charlie Cole, Chief Digital Officer and VP at Tumi. Charlie joined Tumi just under two years ago, ahead of their acquisition by Samsonite last August. Having spent an impressive career in e-commerce and retail, Charlie shared with us his unique insights on how retailers can survive and thrive in a rapidly changing market.


A Data Visualization Using d3.js From Scratch

Deriving information from data can be a big challenge. In this post, we will learn how to create a simple data visualization using d3.js. Moreover, we will try to understand the basic concepts under this amazing library as well as go through a brief overview of javascript, css, and svg.