Category: Summer Internship Hackathon



Hackathon Weekend: IncubateDC

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This past weekend, Agileana and InQbation Labs co-sponsored an impressive hackathon event, reaching hundreds of young entrepreneurs and leaders, creating unforeseen opportunity for disruptive startups and their founders in the Washington DC metro area. This event was held in conjunction with 19 other cities worldwide participating so it was a busy and fun-filled 2 days with me giving … Continued

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6 Lessons Learned: An Internship Summary

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Six weeks ago, my fellow interns and I walked into the Agileana offices starry eyed yet determined to make an impact and differentiate our summers from that of our peers. All of us were products of the US public education system who knew how to handle well defined tasks in a classroom environment; but this was the … Continued

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claire

Sprint 5 of Summer Hackathon: Planning

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Day 19 started with the final sprint planning for Balystic (online community management system). In order to integrate Balystic with SEOQ – our powerful automated SEO analysis tool – we have to increase some functionalities of community management. We have a lot on our kanban board for the next two weeks. We will be building … Continued

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Google Listing API and Coding

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The past two days have been consumed with trying to figure out how to fulfill the get google local listing for a url story. Yesterday a lot of my time was spent with Pranav researching API’s to do this. We found two: BrightLocal and the Google Web Services API. We decided to go with Google … Continued

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Community Management Agile Sprint 3 and 4 by Jenny Zhang

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Hello world, Compared to our last two agile sprints, sprints 3 and 4 went much more smoothly. Our team is now comfortable working with the Django framework. I spent the last two weeks doing front-end work using Bootstrap, a popular HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework for developing responsive, mobile-first websites. I much prefer front-end development, because … Continued

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Sydney

Inqbation Summer Internship at Agileana Day 17

        Filed under: SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hello everyone- Today at the Summer Internship Hackathon, the traction team focused on getting the new SEOQ pages out for development and discussing business models for using the tool and its features. We discussed the pages we designed in Balsamiq with Jenny and Michael and decided to take a lean approach to getting them designed … Continued

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Sprint 4: Managing Members and Removing Members

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Day 16 was continued working on high level community functionality for our community management/web tool Balystic. And to make it even better we had a birthday in the office – meaning cake and balloons (Happy Birthday Pranav) and Bruno the office dog came in once again 😀 Jenny created a great member management page so that community … Continued

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Product Front End: An Experiment in Responsive Web Design

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The past week has been all out making our products website great. Although we had to start from scratch we had an important tool with us – data. And tons of it. With the product as is we could see what pages were popular and what design elements were failing us. Working with expert UI … Continued

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Sydney

Summer Internship Hackathon at Agileana

        Filed under: Agile development, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi! Today at Agileana, Farhan and I knocked a lot of work out of the way. We pretty much redesigned the whole landing page and linked pages for the new SEOQ website on Balsamiq. I was pretty familiar with the program, but it was still a challenge to actually use it in designing a product … Continued

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claire

Sprint 4: Planning and Privacy of Communities

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Day 15 began with sprint planning. Baylstic, the community management tool is beginning to take shape drastically. We have already implement creating a webpage for a community and listing out members of a community – all while maintaining protection of personally identifiable information. This week despite not having one of our sprint team members, we’re … Continued

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Agile Retrospective: Summer Internship Hackathon

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Herndon, Virginia – This past Friday marked the end of the 3rd week of our 6 week Summer Internship Hackathon and we all agree that Fridays are a great day because we get to demonstrate what we have accomplished at the end of our sprint, we get to perform a sprint retrospective and observe lessons learned, … Continued

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chris skyping with jenny

Django Tags, Search, and Templates

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Hello! Today marked an unofficial “end” to the sprint, as we were able to move all of the user stories we had committed to the “done” section! The feeling of relief is very real. After getting more feedback and testing from Sydney and Farhan, we got to work on small bugs and improvements to build … Continued

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Sydney

Sydney Miller Agileana Update Day 13

        Filed under: Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi guys! Today I got a lot of work done at the Summer Internship Hackathon. Yuwanda Black, one of the SEO Pros I emailed, sent me an edited version of her SEO tips blog post, so I made her an account on the SEOQ blog, updated everything for her, and fixed a couple of broken … Continued

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