John McSwain is a mobile & web application software consultant, emerging technology enthusiast, & founder/CEO of base10 Software LLC, an Georgia-based mobile software development company. John has developed applications & served as a subject matter expert for Turner Sports, Lowe’s, Halliburton, Walmart, General Motors, Ernst & Young, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, & InterContinental Hotels Group. John built the first iOS edition of NBA Game Time, developed back-end frameworks for push notifications across multiple mobile platforms (APNS, GCM, MPNS), and has served as a speaker/panelist in multiple technology conferences.
John has completed degrees in Mathematics (A.A.) & Computer Science (A.S.) from Georgia Perimeter College, Web Technologies from the University of Connecticut (B.G.S), Human Computer Interaction from Iowa State University (M.S.), Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology (MBA), and Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida (M.S. ~2017).
John mentors people of all ages and experience levels seeking entry into the digital technology and software industries. He is also a professional jazz saxophonist and aspiring electric bass guitarist. John resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and children.
The What & Why of APIs
From Twitter to Facebook to smartphones to ATMs, APIs power our digital lives. We will discuss the basics of APIs: what they are, how they work, and why they matter.
Intro to Mobile Application Development
Join us for "Intro to Mobile Application Development", we’ll cover all the core aspects of what it takes to develop a successful mobile application.
Coding for Beginners: HTML and CSS
This session, designed for the beginner programmer, will assume no previous coding knowledge. Come along and get started with coding.
Front-End Web Development
Gain critical web development literacy to stand out in tech-driven fields in this 10-week evening course, on campus or online.
Quarterly graduation drinks and speeches to celebrate the achievements of our local community.
Build It Angular & Ionic: A Hands-On Workshop
Whether you are brand new to Angular, need to brush up on your skills, or you're ready to tackle mobile, join us for a full day hands on workshop.
Tech Titans: iOS vs Android
We're discussing iOS & Android with top Mobile App Developers in Atlanta. What does this mean for future career opportunities and where the platforms will be 5 years from now.
The Road to Code
Navigate today’s coding landscape with help from local programming pros.
Coffee Chat: Become a Web Developer
Join us for coffee and pastry to chat about how to become a programmer.
Getting Started with Git and Github
Learn everything you need to know to start using Git and GitHub from the fundamentals to publishing your own projects.
Break Into Web Development
Join us for a panel to learn more about what a Web Developer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful in the field.
Career Focus: Opportunities in Web Development
The world of a web developer extends far beyond the cubicle. We've assembled a panel of technologists with an array of interesting careers. Explore some of the possibilities.
Introduction to Xcode: How to Build Your First iOS App
Xcode can look discouraging at first glance. This workshop will teach you the basics of Xcode and offer you a good grasp on how to start building iOS Apps the right way.