By: Ben Sims I walked into my first day at Origin Code Academy filled with excitement and fear. I was excited to pursue an education in a field I was passionate about, but I was fearful that it was going be too difficult to complete. This is my experience during the first week at Origin […]
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All of us who have watched The Terminator films are well-aware that robots are going to take over the world and destroy mankind using artificial intelligence. According to the script, it should happen sometime before 2029. However, now is not the time to worry about that. The more relevant and more immediate concern is that […]
You see it happen in professional sports all the time. A new prodigy arrives on the scene, one who oozes with god-given natural talent, and begins living out his (or her) manifest destiny by dominating the game. Our contemporary examples include the likes of Tiger Woods, Lebron James, Serena Williams, and Bryce Harper. All uber-talented, and all knew at a very young age that they weren’t going to be sitting behind a desk for a living.
Yet, far away from the bright lights of the playing field and ball courts, there’s a very similar talent emerging in the ambient glow of a computer screen. You likely won’t ever know their names, and you won’t be seeing them appear on any television commercials. However, they too are destined to reign supreme in their trade, and have a major impact on their organization – and potentially the world.
By: Zak Dietzen After a great holiday break we are back at it. Quack is going to pretty much consume the rest of class time for me, but I am excited about that! I started off the project thinking about my database structure. This takes a lot of time to plan out and get correct. […]
By: Karen Snyder December 7 was the start of the twelfth week in coding bootcamp! It was actually not our last week; we still have class next week through Wednesday, which allows me more time to complete my Blog Aggregator capstone project. I had some problems with Angular Material, but with Cameron’s help I was able to […]
By: Karen Snyder On November 2, I began the seventh week at Origin Coding Academy. Hard to believe the first half of coding bootcamp was over, and I was starting the second half! In the beginning of the week, I learned more about passing information to the different states of a single-page application, and also […]
By: Zak Dietzen I ended up getting a slight cold and it really drained all of my energy this past weekend. Despite the small setback, this week has been awesome! I felt like I was completely lost last week working with Knockout, but now Zak is back! We learned about an alternative to KnockoutJS this […]
By: Zak Dietzen In my last blog post I mentioned it being the hardest week yet. Well, this week surpassed that 10 fold. I really feel lost currently but I am excited to say that we wont be learning anymore new concepts or languages. This gives me a chance to go back and read over […]
By: @jeffwardcoding Prerequisites You need to have Git installed. By far, the easiest way to do this is with Homebrew. Follow these Homebrew Installation Instructions. Now that you’ve got Homebrew installed, use it to install Git from within your Terminal: $ brew install git Installing Node If you don’t have Git installed, use Homebrew to […]
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