I have bad habit of getting a little cocky. The first two challenges, while not necessarily simple, didn't take long to conceptualize and code. Fresh off my second coding challenge, I was feeling pretty invincible. I was able to take on code that the best minds at Google deemed fitting challenges, and I polished them … Continue reading A Knight’s Tale
I know I said I would take a break, but I was way too excited after my success on the first challenge to take said break, so I jumped back onto Foobar. I'm no longer on the bottom of the "minion" pile after completing the first challenge, so I'm no longer required to pick up … Continue reading The Lucky Ones
Good news: Foobar isn't a Trojan horse designed to wreck my computer. Better news: I get to practice Java! Bad news: Why can't it be MatLab? So Foobar is a Google project that allows users to try their hand at various coding challenges. They provide the prompt and a place to type your code. You … Continue reading The First Challenge
Well this was unexpected... In recent months, I've been job hunting for things in the software realm. So, I've been boning up on Java. Keep in mind my language de jour is MatLab, a platform largely derided by the software realm. Before April, I've never really done any work with Java, I've never really worked … Continue reading Up For a Challenge?
I didn't really expect to be a programmer. I started learning it in my first year of college and it was a hellish experience. At the time, it was far too constraining and rigid. For an artsy student studying engineering, it was without a doubt the worst experience of my career. Four years later, I … Continue reading Hello World!