The daily schedule of a programming bootcamp student.read more
Makersquare Week 4, 12PM
The ‘mockathon’ had been talked up for several days. The thought of building a complete app seemed laughably unfeasible, kind of like someone who says they’re going to work out the morning follow a past-3AM pub crawl (see 1:20). Nick, our instructor, has gave us instruction to make a Rock, Paper, Scissors game using Sinatra with a SQL database, where we’ll be writing our own SQL queries.... read more
This was our finished Rock, Paper, Scissors App from Makersquare Week 4. Today marks the beginning of week 6, and this project feels so ancient! I’m still really proud of all the attention to detail that went into this project, and I’d like to write more about it, but there never seems to be enough time. Read more about the beginning of this project here.
Thinking back on what my teammate Chris and...read more
Know who your users are and why they come to your site.
Make a mockup. Not a fancy one, but crank out the ol’ pen and paper.
Build your page for several hours, doing this:
- Realize how many hours of work good...
The B. Iden Payne Awards Site as it is at the time of writing:
My mobile-first rendition:
This was a re-design of a theatrical awards website in Austin, TX for Makersquare week 1. Since the website is more an informational...read more