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It has been a hot minute since we took a look at Harvy, the running app I built with React and Swift. Let's check it out in this week's installment of Coding After Hours.
You may have noticed a new look for my potfolio. Well in this Twitch stream I share my thoughts about the current state, why I decided to change it up, and work in progress along the way
Slack motion videos...in slack? Update your profile throughout the day.
The first installation of Coding After Hours is complete with some mild success. This week we tackled a problem from our friend @thederril to build out a weather app.
Skeleton loaders have always been a beautiful way to showcase to a user that 'something is happening'. Turns out it isn't as hard to implement as I thought!
At this point, I've lost track of the number of different iterations of my personal websites I've created.
This past week while integrating Zapier and Webflow, I became surprised to learn that updating reference and multi-reference fields did not work right out of the box.
The Product Hunt Maker's Festival 2019 No-Code edition was a blast to work on a a great challenge to all makers.
Let me preface this by saying I am not a designer, I am a developer at heart. My "design process" is usually taking Bootstrap or Foundation and applying it to my latest project to get a pretty basic design.
A couple months ago, Harvy launched to the world after spending a couple weeks as a prototype and a very simple minimal viable product. After the launch, there was a little fanfare with some small bursts in traffic that helped validate the idea enough for me to continue working on development.
When you are deep into a workout, whether it is your final half mile of a run, last repetition of your squat, or last minute of your AMRAP, what pushes you to finish? What is it that you dig into to keep you going?
Hopefully by now you've had the chance to Meet Harvy. In its very starter and simple phase, Harvy uses your songs in your playlists to determine the playlist for you. There are some pros and cons to this approach:
For the past 2 years, I've been struggling with a fairly simple problem...
Well, I am proud to say that I have officially completed the Python for Everybody course this past weekend, and, if you want to learn how to program, I would highly recommend taking this class.
Post inspired from: Design It! From Programmer to Software Architect by Michael Keeling.
Mnemonic: a device such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations that assists in remembering something.
My list of "things I need to learn" in the world of programming is growing every day. Most recently, while working on a side project, I have fallen into the hole of poor application architecture and design. Why did this happen?
What is the difference between working for a company and owning a company with employees? What is the difference between a snowboarding going to the Olympics and an amateur riding in the terrain park?
We've all heard of SMART Goals - Specific Measureable Achievable Realistic and Timeline. I think I recall first hearing about them when I was in school.
Is that not something all of us want to see when applying for jobs? Unlimited Vacation Days - it sure does sound perfect. But what if I told you that oftentimes that in the companies that implement the unlimited vacation day policy, employees actually take less vacation time.
Want to learn how to use MySQL? This post will share how to get started with the basics!
Explore/Exploit: In the explore phase, we gather all the information, and the exploit phase is using that information you have to make the best decision.
You set a predetermined amount of time for 'looking' - that is, exploring your options, gathering data - in which you categorically don't choose anyone, no matter how impressive. After that point, you enter the 'leap' phase...
However the problem is that the ads do not populate on first page load. They have to send a request to get the ads and populate them. So, this means for Behat, it is not waiting for those ads to load
In today's tutorial we are going to set up a very basic Amazon Alexa Skill that uses Python, specifically a package called Flask-Ask.