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Going Beyond the Online Meeting

Andrew Comeau   August 14, 2020   Comments Off on Going Beyond the Online Meeting

In my last post, I talked about how we were going to shift the focus of the group from the monthly meetings to our Slack workspace. This will enable more communication between members without having to wait for a scheduled meeting. Of course, occasional meetings are still important. For specific subjects and presentations, they provide for a level of discussion… Read more »

Computer Technician needed by City of Belleview

Andrew Comeau   October 7, 2019   Comments Off on Computer Technician needed by City of Belleview

The City of Belleview, Florida is looking for a Computer Technician / End User Support person to work at their centralized help desk and call center. Among other requirements, the right candidate must have the following: Desktop imaging and OS experience Networking support experience Active Directory and Windows Server knowledge The job was posted 10/3/2019. For more information about this… Read more »

April 11, 2019 Presentation Online

Andrew Comeau   August 2, 2019   Comments Off on April 11, 2019 Presentation Online

On April 11, Eli Geske gave a presentation on the history of JavaScript and what makes it such an important language for web development. You can still view the slides through Google Docs. Additional Resources … If Eli’s presentation set you on fire to learn JavaScript, here are some additional learning resources you might find helpful: Mozilla’s MDN Web Docs… Read more »

TED Talk – Mitch Resnick: Let’s Teach Kids to Code

Andrew Comeau   January 28, 2015   Comments Off on TED Talk – Mitch Resnick: Let’s Teach Kids to Code

“So he was learning many different core principles of design – about how to experiment with new ideas, how to take complex ideas and break them down into simpler parts, how to collaborate with other people on your projects, about how to find and fix bugs when things go wrong, how to keep persistent and to persevere in the face… Read more »

LinkedIn for Everyone!

Andrew Comeau   October 8, 2014   Comments Off on LinkedIn for Everyone!

Tonight, the Ocala I.T. Professionals had the Ocala Online Marketing Workshop held a joint session and talked about ways to use LinkedIn to promote your company and yourself. It was a great meeting and I enjoyed talking to some of the newcomers afterward! If you missed tonight’s meeting, you can find the slides online at Also, keep an eye… Read more »

Ocala I.T. Professionals Partners with Ocala CEP

Andrew Comeau   October 2, 2014   Comments Off on Ocala I.T. Professionals Partners with Ocala CEP

“Ocala I.T. Professionals, a networking group for technology professionals throughout the region, has come under the umbrella of the Chamber & Economic Partnership.  Began in February of this year on the website, the group has a total of 64 members including programmers, technicians, support staff, management, and additional specialties from across the technology field. Some members are employed at… Read more »

Meeting Attendance

Andrew Comeau   September 29, 2014   Comments Off on Meeting Attendance

This is mostly for our members and people who attend the Ocala I.T. Professionals on a regular basis but other Meetup organizers will relate to some of this. Since starting the group in February of this year, I’ve made an effort to keep it casual and relaxed with as few rules as possible. There are a couple of items that I… Read more »

Remembering Joshua Narins

Andrew Comeau   September 26, 2014   Comments Off on Remembering Joshua Narins

  I was notified earlier this week by Ryan Lilly that one of our members, Joshua Narins, passed away last weekend from an extended illness. I truly regret that I did not get to know Joshua beyond the two or three meetings that he attended and some brief messages. He was a member of the Power Plant and Ryan sent… Read more »

September Meeting Presentation Online

Andrew Comeau   September 11, 2014   Comments Off on September Meeting Presentation Online

If you missed the September 10th meeting at the Ocala Power Plant, you can find the presentation slides online in PDF format. These slides include our announcements and upcoming events along with my presentation on databases.  

September Presentation Meeting

Andrew Comeau   August 22, 2014   Comments Off on September Presentation Meeting

Come join us for our September Presentation meeting at the Ocala Power Plant business incubator! For our main presentation, Andrew Comeau will be talking about what every I.T. person should know about database technology. This will be the first part of a series of presentations which will include the basics of relational databases and an overview of database normalization with… Read more »