Back in 2019, some dude in a bar would say to me “Wow, Phil! Working from home must be awesome LOL! It’s like you’re never at work LMAO!!!!” And I’d be like “Well yeah, it’s pretty cool to roll out of bed 3 minutes before you’re supposed to be at work, and you get to do it while watching the Price is Right like you’re taking a sick day from school. But really, it’s kind of the opposite. It’s almost like I’m never NOT at work.”[Continue Reading]
Deciding to invest in custom software is not a decision that should be taken lightly. It can be expensive to implement and maintain. Most companies do not have the teams in place to build and maintain software internally and must depend on development partners to help them.[Continue Reading]
This time at Learn Something we decided to try a classic game: Madlibs! The challenge was to make a program that will read in a Madlib template from a user. It will then ask for the appropriate parts of speech for the user to fill in to complete the Madlib. Finally, it will fill in all the blanks in the Madlib with the user’s words and display the result to the user.
This past Learn Something, we presented our learners with a challenge: write a program that will solve doublets, those word puzzles you see in newspapers sometimes. While all teams completed the task, Jeff Yates finished with the most complete solution, which offered the shortest answer to the puzzle. The solutions presented ended up bringing up neat concepts like trees, breadth-first vs depth-first traversal, charts, and navigation algorithms.