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Development Resources

  • VCM - Virtual Machine infrastructure for hosting your website or accessing containerized software.
  • Gitlab - Duke's own Git repository system for code version control and sharing.
  • Co-Lab APIs - The Co-Lab's API system for accessing various data sources like identity, 3dprinter data, and ad hoc events.
  • Streamer - OIT's API system for accessing data sources including Duke directory, curriculum, and ePrint.
  • Duke iOS App Store - Internal App Store for Duke-created apps to distribute within Duke Community.

Also, check out our documentation for help with these resources and a variety of other topics.

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Office Hours & Consultation

The Co-Lab also holds weekly office hours, listed below, where our student consulants can help you with your project or answer technology questions in their expertise, listed below. If you have questions about the Co-Lab Studio, you can just visit one of our locations and talk to the students on shift there.

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Online Tech Support via Slack

Need some help on a project and you can't come to our Office Hours?  Find us on Slack for some quick help on your questions!  Just head to dukecolab.slack.com, create an account and post your questions there and we’ll be able to help you along the way.  Slack can also be used for project management within your team if you’re scattered across the globe or just across campus.  Just create a private channel and invite your team.

Office Hours

Notice: All in-person office hours are cancelled, however we’re moving some office hours to Zoom. The table below will be updated as we have more shifts scheduled
Name Role Times Location Expertise
Danai Adkisson Analyst, IT
  • By appointment only
  • email da129@duke.edu
Join virtual office hours room Software Development, Dev Ops Automation and Orchestration Software Development, Dev Ops Automation and Orchestration
Sandra Bermond Program Manager
  • By appointment only
  • email scb66@duke.edu
Join virtual office hours room Roots questions and suggestions, design (graphic, UX and UI), responsive front end development (HTML, CSS, grid) Roots questions and suggestions, design (graphic, UX and UI), responsive front end development (HTML, CSS, grid)
Shamikh Hossain Technical Consultant
  • Mon-Fri
  • 12pm-3pm EST
Join virtual office hours room Python, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Django, Flask, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, Full-stack web development, GitHub, WordPress, Jupyter Notebooks, Data Science Python, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Django, Flask, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, Full-stack web development, GitHub, WordPress, Jupyter Notebooks, Data Science
Will Ye Technical Consultant
  • Mondays - Fridays 11:00am - 3:00pm
On Monday (3/23) I will hold my office hours from 9:30 - 1:30
Join virtual office hours room Full stack web development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Node.js, Flask), API design and development, web scraping, Processing/p5.js, Python, Leetcode lol Full stack web development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Node.js, Flask), API design and development, web scraping, Processing/p5.js, Python, Leetcode lol
Lorne Zhang Technical Consultant
  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Friday
  • Sunday (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST) / (3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST); Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Saturday (3:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST) / (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST)
Join virtual office hours room Frontend Web Development (React.JS, MongoDB, Node.JS, Express.JS, Angular.JS, HTML, CSS) Frontend Web Development (React.JS, MongoDB, Node.JS, Express.JS, Angular.JS, HTML, CSS)
Aman Ibrahim Technical Consultant
  • Mon. & Wed: 12-3pm
  • Tues: 3-5pm
  • Thurs - Sun: 3-6pm
Join virtual office hours room Full Stack Engineering (Rails, Sinatra, Node/Express, Phoenix, React, Redux, All SQL DBMS, NoSQL, Heroku/GCP/AWS, Docker, API Design, etc.), Web Development Skills (Git, Shell Scripting, Project CI, Task Management, etc.) Full Stack Engineering (Rails, Sinatra, Node/Express, Phoenix, React, Redux, All SQL DBMS, NoSQL, Heroku/GCP/AWS, Docker, API Design, etc.), Web Development Skills (Git, Shell Scripting, Project CI, Task Management, etc.)