[Novalug] Fwd: Announcing our Fall Professional Development Seminar - Nov 20-21, 2010
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Fri Oct 22 23:21:10 EDT 2010
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:04:47PM -0400, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 11:50:42AM -0400, Isaac Christoffersen wrote:
> > Since there was some interest on this list about an Android
> > discussion, I thought I'd pass this along. DC ACM is offering Android
> > and iPhone training next month. Details below.
> > Isaac
> Can anyone speak to the quality and value one can expect from DC ACM
> This is interesting to me, but, I would like to hear from others before
> I commit to spending the $600.
I attended two sessions two years ago. I think it was the first year
after a period of no training sessions.
As to the quality, it will depend greatly on the instructor. I don't
thing any of the offered topics have been repeated and it is likely
that the instructor has prepared the materials specifically for the
ACM training. The sessions I attended (intro & intermediate with the
same instructor) were OK, not great.
The training environment when I attended was quite good. The hardware
for the hands-on exercises was outstanding. Sun workstations with dual,
quad-core, Opteron cpu's with IIRC, 24GB of memory and large monitors
running some version of linux. Desk space for course materials was
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