Posts Tagged "coding"

Learning New Tools

It’s been pretty good lately, on the coding front. At work, there’s been a push for us to start using Angular. And after a few sessions and tutorials, I’ve started to work on a personal/side project with Angular – building, practicing, and learning a lot in my off hours.

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Code Day

Spent a lot of today working on a personal project (while at the same time, getting some practice in with AngularJS). While it wasn’t a flurry of productivity, I do feel good after having put in a pretty solid number of hours.

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Long Days, Coding Days

For much of this holiday weekend, Liz and I have been holed up in the apartment working on our respective projects. I’ve spent a great deal of time coding the past two days. Well… maybe not coding per se. I haven’t built a ton of new functionality just yet. Mostly, I spent a lot of time reading up on things (and also trying to get a few different technologies to play nice with one another).

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Exploring Sublime Text 2

In particular, I got a better handle on multiple cursors, how to select multiple items, and how to use the command palette (and reduce my use of the mouse). I also got introduced to a variety of helpful tools like Emmet,
Prefixr and Fetch. Although for my purposes, I think I need some more brushing up on the fundamentals, before I dive into shortcuts.

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Writing the Right Stuff: NASA’s Elite Coders

Near the Johnson Space Center in Clear Lake, Texas, a group of programmers enter line after line of near-perfect code for NASA. Known as the “on-board shuttle group,” these coders make the software that handles over $4 billion in equipment – where a miscalculation that’s 2/3 of a second off can put the space shuttle 3 miles off course. Charles…

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