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Month: April 2013

Testing myself and a new mini blog

Testing myself and a new mini blog

I have put up my own separate mini blog diyhackerschool.com just to document some of the things I have worked on and some of the things I continue to work on. Part of that is challenging my self.  I have started working on Question 2 of Projecteuler.com here is what I have after my first brute force attempt: The rest of these will go on my new miniblog diyhackerschool.com =begin Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two…

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App Academy application process – Part 1

App Academy application process – Part 1

So a few days after I submitted my application I received the first Challenge. In the instructions of the challenge invitation, there were links to resources and samples.  I took 2 days to fully review those resources.  You can take as much time as you need to prepare, but when you actually start the challenge you only have a short while. What really helped prepare me was working thru the sample problems.  Not only did it help me prepare, it was a…

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Making the move to becoming a Developer

Making the move to becoming a Developer

I having been playing with the idea of becoming a developer/programmer for a while now.  I have taken a few online course, but the rate of learning is limited.  Also many of the online learning sources are great to get you started, but they tell you write something or use a method, but don’t explain what it does or why your doing it. Today I took a step forward and applied to App Academy (NYC).   I will let you know if I get…

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