Cloudinary today unveiled its Media Developer Experts (MDE)
program, a program created to foster knowledge sharing and community building for developers.
Cloudinary is an end-to-end image management solution for your website and mobile
apps. Cloudinary covers everything from image uploads, storage, manipulations, optimizations to delivery. You can easily upload images to the cloud, automatically perform smart image
manipulations without installing any complex software. All your images are then seamlessly delivered
through a fast CDN, optimized and using industry best practices.Cloudinary offers
comprehensive APIs and administration capabilities and is easy to integrate with new and existing
web and mobile applications.
Certified MDEs will also play an important role in contributing to
the broader developer network across the media management ecosystem.This will be with
efforts including open-source projects, hackathons, meetups, conferences, workshops, content
opportunities and more.
MDEs are unique software and design advocates who share their knowledge, expertise,
and insights at community events and across the social web, aided by Cloudinary’s products and
Cloudinary is a SaaS technology company headquartered in Santa Clara,
California, with an office in Israel. The company provides a cloud-based image and video management
solution. It enables users to upload, store, manage, manipulate and deliver images and video for
websites and apps.Cloudinary is used by more than 450,000 web and mobile application
developers at more than 5,500 companies including Condé Nast, Dropbox, WeWork, Outbrain, Taboola and
Answers.com. Inc. Magazine has called Cloudinary the "gold standard" of image management on the web.
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Jen is a product-obsessed software developer who loves building something out of nothing, jumping all over the stack, and listening to users. She’s happiest when creating something meaningful. Fun fact: Jen writes crime novels when not writing code.
Nick is a developer, tech enthusiast, UX lover, and blogger who’s worked in software development for a decade. He counts advertising, psychology, and cinema among his myriad interests. Nick enjoys sharing his insights on user experience through articles on Medium, UXPlanet.com (for which he serves as editor-in-chief), and many other online publications.
Tim is a tech lead who specializes in web development, focusing on the balance between the idealism of development and the pragmatism of delivering on time and on budget. Most of all, he enjoys building innovative, accessible, and responsive user interfaces that perform like a charm.
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Neil is a UX engineer and lifelong learner with over five years of experience in software programming. Dedicated to designing and developing highly-optimized user experiences, he’s also the founder of OmahaCode.com, a learning platform for aspiring front-end developers and designers.
Mohammed is an undergraduate Computer Science Engineering student from Gandhi Engineering College in Odisha, India. He’s also an ethical hacker, a cyber-security researcher, and a leader of several developer communities, such as the OWASP Foundation. Mohammed has worked with and been acknowledged by 100+ companies, most of which from Silicon Valley.
Grant is a Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and Data Studio specialist with over 15 years of experience in the digital sphere. He started out as a developer, working across multiple verticals, including e-commerce, publishing, startups, and travel. He has deployed data solutions within a bevy of well-known companies, including Dreams, Missguided, Victoria Beckham, Arsenal Football Club, Photobox, and Virgin. Grant enjoys speaking at conferences and meetups, having delivered talks at BrightonSEO, Magento Live, and other events in the U.K. In his spare time, he builds with Lego alongside his kids.
Harry is an award-winning software consultant, front-end architect, writer, and speaker from the U.K. He has consulted internationally with many clients, including the United Nations, the BBC, England’s National Health Service, Google, and the Financial Times. Harry specializes in CSS architecture and front-end performance for large and long-lived sites and applications. He’s constantly writing, coding, speaking, and running workshops worldwide on pragmatic, product-led approaches to building and scaling large front ends for long-running projects and products.
Chris is a web developer who’s zealous about performance on the client side. With almost a decade of development experience, he’s the founder of the popular web-dev tutorial site Scotch.io, which he started as a blog a few years ago and which now reaches millions of developers every month with superb tutorials and cutting-edge articles. When not coding, Chris engages in heavy lifting.
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