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#100DaysofCode – Failed?

I'm sure that I've mentioned this before: I am a perfectionist. Not in a cliche-job-interview-answer kind of way that just means I work very hard to do very well. I mean - I am but not in this scenario. For me, perfectionism takes on the form of an All or Nothing...

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Free Code Camp – Local Weather App (FINISHED!)

I guess doing something new really was the way to kick myself into gear. A few days later and I have successfully fufilled all user stories for this project on Free Code Camp. User Story: I can see the weather in my current location. When you load the app, it will...

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AJAX and APIs

  I followed my last thought from my previous post and, instead of spinning my wheels and staying stuck, I decided to do something new. This past weekend, I completed the Intro to AJAX course on Udacity. I got to build a basic web app that allows the user to put...

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Complete Web Developer Course – jQuery

While I've been finding this course a little underwhelming, I did get to check out jQuery UI for the first time. According to the jQuery UI website: "jQuery UI is a curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery...

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Pomodoro Timer (Pt 2)

Pomodoro Timer (Pt 2)

This should really be titled as Part 1, since I've started from scratch on this project. Again. But, I have technically been working on this for a while so technically this is still part of my progress for this project. Starting Over At the beginning of February, I...

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I Made A JavaScript Calculator!

Happy New Year! This new year has gotten off to a pretty good start for me. I have finished my JavaScript calculator, which can be viewed live on CodePen here. The user stories I had to fufill to complete the challenge: Add, subtract, multipy and divide two numbers....

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Christmas Themed CodePen!

I decided to give myself a break from working on my Pomodoro clock, but I still wanted to build something. And, since I had been listening to the Electronic Christmas station on Pandora all day, I decided to build a Christmas themed something! CHRISTMAS LIGHTS!...

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December Updates

What I've been up to: I caught myself zoning out of a conversation and thinking about how to build a Pomodoro Timer for the Zipline on Free Code Camp. Programming has become part of my daydreams. I completed an intermediate scripting bonfire on Free Code Camp! When I...

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Pomodoro Timer (Pt 1)

I am now on the Pomodoro Timer challenge on Free Code Camp and, let me tell you, it's much more challenging than I anticipated. After a few hours of plugging away at my keyboard, I now have a nice interface set up, my buttons to set the session and break lengths work,...

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