When you are a new programmer, the term ‘algorithm’ is shrouded in mystery. The mere mention of it triggers an ominous sense of dread.
Despite what you might think, algorithms aren’t indecipherable puzzles that only people with Computer Science degrees can solve.
Don’t get me wrong, there are some incredibly difficult algorithms out there but you aren’t likely to encounter those as a new programmer.
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Welcome back to Part 2 of my Twitch API project walk-through.
You can find Part 1, where I discuss the project objectives and some of the initial challenges I encountered, by clicking here.
I mentioned in Part 1, that the project now requires a workaround to access the Twitch API data. Because of that, there are very few resources available for the project in its current form.
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I recently completed the last intermediate project in freeCodeCamp’s Front End Developer Certification. The project required building an application using the Twitch API.
Since so many people use freeCodeCamp (fCC), I thought I would share what went into creating the app and some of the challenges I ran into along the way.
Spoiler alert: there were a lot of challenges in this one.
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Sorry it has been a couple of weeks since I posted a recap. I have had a bad case of tunnel vision caused by all the projects I have been working on recently.
I’ve also been busy with the Code Newbie Challenge. You may have seen the hashtag #CNC2018 floating around.
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I recently completed the third intermediate project from freeCodeCamp’s Front End Development Certification. The goal of the project was to create a Wikipedia Viewer.
In keeping with tradition, I am going to discuss what went into completing the project, what I was hoping to accomplish, and what challenges I faced along the way.
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The past couple of weeks my primary focus has been on completing the Intermediate projects for freeCodeCamp’s Front End Developer Certification.
First up was the Build a Random Quote Machine project, which you can read more about here.
This time around the challenge was to create an app that would show the local weather.
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