Final Project for C11! I can’t believe I built this in 1.5 days

I've made a ton of progress and finished my final project to the best I could. I want to show a quick comparison with how it looks from the day before, use the slider on this image below to go from before and after! I wanted to create a very simple filtering system and since … Continue reading Final Project for C11! I can’t believe I built this in 1.5 days

Final Project before General Assembly Kickoff! Making a Simple Message Filtering System

After just a few weeks of learning HTML/CSS and Javascript fundamentals with my Cohort, we are ready to work on some final projects. We will focus on narrowing down on some more advanced programming concepts we continued to study in the past week. Earlier this week we had taken a very lengthy assessment that took … Continue reading Final Project before General Assembly Kickoff! Making a Simple Message Filtering System

Getting Used to Comparison & Logic: Operators to define our codes

One of the challenges coming into programming as someone without a degree in math, is the notion that you can still code without having crazy math skills. While this is true, the super logical nature of code can take some getting used to, especially if the last time you really did Algebra was when you … Continue reading Getting Used to Comparison & Logic: Operators to define our codes

JS Troubleshooting #1/Part 2: Swapping for loops out with array methods

In my last blog post about my Horoscope project, I added the functionality of letting a button click initialize the app program and further enabling a simple retrieval of a daily horoscope based on the the User's sign. In this post I will explain how the input of the user is collected and how we … Continue reading JS Troubleshooting #1/Part 2: Swapping for loops out with array methods

JS Troubleshooting #1/Part 1: basic UX exploration by running a web app program with the click of a button

Today I wanted to troubleshoot a rudimentary Horoscope app I began building during our first two weeks of the Open Code program. The premise of the application is simple--you click on the button in the middle of the page that triggers a pop-up prompt, enter the needed information (in this case your Zodiac sign) into … Continue reading JS Troubleshooting #1/Part 1: basic UX exploration by running a web app program with the click of a button

Day 3! HTML/CSS Module

Today we went over the fundamentals of HTML/CSS in our module. HTML, short for Hyper-Text Markup Language, is code that browsers read in order to show the structure of the website. Content is organized through tags classified as either semantic or non-semantic. Semantic tags, such as <header> <main> <footer> <article> <aside> <nav> tell you something … Continue reading Day 3! HTML/CSS Module