Kestrel running Aurelia

Task Run Aurelia using Kestrel on Linux, Mac, or Windows. Why? I would like to get away from using IIS and IIS Express when doing client-side development on Windows. Prerequisites Install ASP.NET Core RC1. You also need a basic understanding of ASP.NET Core. Download the Aurelia starter kit. You also need a basic understanding of … Continued

And the MWNW Icon Design contest winner goes to…

Since the re-launch in October 2013, Make Web Not War has truly grown into a diverse community of developers, designers, and technologists. All across Canada, tech enthusiasts are bringing their best ideas to the table and coming together to build awesome technology solutions. So we thought, what better way to help these passionate folks stay … Continued

Firefox OS, a startup opportunity

Make Web Not War, HTML 5 Toronto and Mobile Startup TO proudly present the livestream for one of our beloved MWNW alumni,  Frédéric Harper from Mozilla! The talk will cover web apps on Firefox OS! As a startup, looking forward to growing the reach, and to improve the sustainability of your product is one key to … Continued

Learning JavaScript, HTML & CSS with Ladies Learning Code

A little while ago when I was trying to determine whether coding was something that I should immerse myself in and pursue as a career or consider it a useful skill to have a couple of friends suggested that I attend a workshop put on by Ladies Learning Code. At the time I had no … Continued

DESIGN CONTEST FOR CANADA’S DESIGN AND TECH COMMUNITY

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wednesday December 11th, 2013 Make Web Not War (MWNW) is a passionate community of tech and design enthusiasts across Canada supporting everything that is open: Open Standards, Open Source, and Open Data.  Whether you like .Net, PHP, Python, Java, Ruby, use open source or commercial software (or both) Make Web Not War is … Continued

Saving Lives with Open Data

It’s a bold claim, but it’s true; Open Data can have a tremendous impact on us, and in some cases can even save our lives. My name is David Rust-Smith and I’m creator and lead developer behind Ottawa’s Heart, an app that uses open data to save the lives of cardiac arrest victims. The Problem: … Continued