Three Months Later – Stuff is Great

It’s been just over three months since I started as the first software engineer at MarketSquare, and I guess that means it’s been just over six months since I first started at Coding Dojo. I’ve been keeping super busy at work and at home this whole time so my blog has kinda fallen by the wayside, but I haven’t given up on it yet! Continue reading

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Day 54 – Express and Sockets!

Okay, I just want to start by saying sockets are awesome! I love sockets. We used sockets for a single day at the Dojo before moving on to MongoDB, but man did they leave a good impression. It’s about to be project week now and I am excited to say that I will finally be using sockets again! But before we get to sockets, I should probably summarize express real quick.

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Day 52 + 53 – Callbacks, Closures and Node as a Server

On Day 52 (Tuesday of MEAN week 1), I took a day off to take my wife to the DMV for her driver’s license (She never learned in China so she just started when we came to the states). In an attempt to avoid her having to parallel park on the test, we drove way up into the northern suburbs. Apparently, everyone else had the same idea that day because it was totally packed… Continue reading

Day 43 – Refreshing AJAX

Day 43 was pretty chill at the Dojo. I’m writing this super late (already in project week), but I do remember that this was the day we had a refresher on AJAX. Instructor David did a lecture about the basics with quick mentions of the jQuery.get() and jQuery.post() functions. Armando and I AJAX-ified the pants off of Doodle Drive last  Continue reading

Day 28 – Python Project Week Day 3

Almost done with the MVP! There was some unforeseen complexity with moving multiple selections to the trash, so we still have that left to do. Moving files/folders around is also going to rely on multiple selection, so there’s that too. I stayed up late last night (writing this on Thursday morning) to make the Continue reading