Duck… Duck… QUACK!

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. […]

Twelfth Week in Coding Bootcamp: Blog Aggregator, OAuth, and Azure

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 […]

Seventh Week in Coding Bootcamp: Authentication with OAuth

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 […]

A Week Worth Smiling About!

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 […]

Fifth Week in Coding Bootcamp: Knockout JS, Front-End and Full-Stack Web Development, Bootstrap, Bower

By: Karen Snyder On October 19, I started the fifth week at Origin Code Academy. Over the weekend, I had completed the Knockout JS tutorials, which introduced the basic concepts of Knockout JS(JavaScript) . JavaScript is a scripting language used by Web pages, and Knockout JS is a library of JavaScript functions that simplifies the implementation of Web page […]

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Is it acceptable to cry in class?

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 […]

Installing Node, NPM and Express on OSX from Scratch

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 […]

Fourth Week in Coding Bootcamp: SQL, Entity Framework, Writing REST APis

By: @kd_snyder On October 12 the fourth week began. Over the weekend I had completed the SQL tutorials at Codecademy and SQLZoo, so I had written a lot of SQL queries and was ready to go! I struggled a bit with the more complex queries in SQLZoo involving subqueries and joining tables, and I need to find some more […]