Week 1 - JavaScript

Questions What is a type, and why do you think types are useful in writing programs?Why do we lose precision when performing operations with decimal numbers in JavaScript? Can you think of a few implications of why this would be a problem?Do you understand why the following operation…

HotBook Or how to learn Algorithms

So as you all know, a few weeks ago I have decided to learn me some algorithms! Well I didn't forget this goal of mine and I'm currently working on an app based around a chess algorithm (haven't chosen one yet, still building the basics at this point). But the…

P2PU Javascript: 101

This is my application for P2PU Javascript: 101. After watching this lecture, I have to admit that i feel some relief at the news that Douglas Crockford says there is only one "good" JavaScript book (JavaScript: The Definitive Guide) as I have been struggling with a lot of books for…

Introducing...podil!

Showed it to 4 ~ 5 person already, they played with it and said they liked so I figured I might as well set it free even though I missed the deadline of the IndexTank "Holiday Hack" (lack of planning, I had no real use for their search engine at the…

Progress

First of all, I'd like to wish a happy belated new year to everyone! Hope you guys had fun and started the year well, I know I did with my family dropping in on me..even though it slowed down my programming progresses. Oh well, it's all good: It helped…

Ruby on Rails

Practically done with the railstutorial.org application (last chapter). Once I'm done with that I'll go through it all again but trying to build my own site/app with it, i need to figure out the layout and general feel for it first though. I found HotGloo to be very…

Google CR-48

Yes, I am the owner of a Google CR-48 ChromeOS netbook (cloudbook? hmm..). I received it last tuesday and have been playing around with it ever since! I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised with the overral feel of the system. Before I received it, I had been…