My Life as a Coder – Week 2

By Dangermin Field As the title of this blog indicates, this is about my life, challenges, wins and goals as a coder, which I’m thinking about changing to “Developer”. I wish I could write in here everyday but one challenge any new developer in a bootcamp like Origin Code Academy will learn, is that time is one of […]

My life as a coder Week 1, Day 2

By: Dangermin Field Today I embarked on a path that I’ve been seen in my horizon for years.  I started computer coding.  I’ve worked for over 18 years as an electronic technician and have always been curious about learning how to program the devices that used & repaired. The last three years of my career […]

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 […]