Education

  • M.S. Software Engineering, University of Scranton 2009
  • B.S. Media & Information Technology, Minor in CS, University of Scranton 2007

Professional Employment

  • June 2017 – Present Self-Employed
  • December 2018 – Present Course Author, LinkedIn Learning
  • January 2010-Present Adjunct Faculty Member, CS Department, University of Scranton
  • August 2014-September 2017 Online Instructor, Sessions College
  • September 2015–June 2017 Front End Developer, Crowd Favorite
  • October 2011-September 2014 System Integrator/Web Developer, University of Scranton
  • August 2007-May 2009 Teaching Assistant, CS Department, University of Scranton

Course Development

  • WordPress: WP-CLI, LinkedIn Learning
  • Learning PHP, LinkedIn Learning
  • WordPress: Workflows, LinkedIn Learning
  • WordPress: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies, LinkedIn Learning
  • WordPress: Advanced Custom Fields, LinkedIn Learning
  • HINF 535, Information Technology for Health Informatics, Health Informatics, MS, The University of Scranton
  • WordPress Development (Sessions Online College). Fully accredited, offed as part of Web Design degree. Accreditation notes available.

Previous Course Work

  • 2D Animation (University of Scranton)
  • Computer Information Literacy (University of Scranton)
  • Database Management System for Business (University of Scranton MBA Program)
  • Dynamic Web Development with PHP (Sessions Online College)
  • Web Design & Development (University of Scranton)

Publications

  • HTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide; (book) Published by Peachpit Publishing. Sept 2020
  • WordPress: A Year in Review, 2020; (ebook) Self-published January 2021
  • The Web Designer’s Guide to Google Glass; (ebook) Published by Peachpit Publishing. Feb 2015
  • Responsive Design with WordPress; (book) Published by Peachpit Publishing. Dec 2014
  • Building WordPress Themes from Scratch; (book) Published by Rockable Press. May 2012
  • Automatic congestion detection and visualization using networked GPS unit data. B. Bishop, J. Casabona. Published by ACM Southeast Conference, Clemson, SC, 2009, Electronic Proceedings. March 2009

Publications, Press, and Interviews

View a complete list of articles, press, and interviews at https://casabona.org/press/

Notable Speaking Events

  • Diversifying Income as a Freelancer. WordCamp Miami. February 2019
  • Never Assume when Teaching WordPress. WordCamp US. December 2015
  • Urban Renovation through Shared Working Spaces. TEDx Scranton. August 2014
  • Breaking Away From the Pack: Must-Have Online Management Tools for Startups. Orange County Business Accelerator. March 2011
  • Automatic congestion detection and visualization using networked GPS unit data. ACM Southeast Conference; University of Scranton. March 2009; May 2009

Professional Activities/Service

  • WordCamp Philly Organizer (2017-2020, Lead 2019)
  • WordCamp Scranton Organizer (event July 2015)
  • Bring Your Own Device Working Group (March 2014 – August 2014)
  • Mobile Apps Development Group (Oct. 2011-June 2012)
  • Member ACM, Scranton Chapter (President 2004-2007)
  • Member UPE, Scranton Chapter (President 2008-2009)
  • Director of Technology, University of Scranton (2006-2007)
  • Programming Board, University of Scranton (2003-2007)