When I started developing LinkApp, my link aggregator, I knew would need to identify each link. I also made the choice to use Redis as my database and that would require a key for identification purposes. With my first pass of building this application I decided to make an ID using the URL. My logic… Continue reading Excuse me. I’m going to need to see your ID.
It’s not just what you learn, but how you apply it. A mantra I’ve lived by my whole life. I’m one of those unusual cases in tech. I don’t have a Computer Science degree, as a matter of fact, I have an Art degree. To be specific, I have a degree in Photography. With that… Continue reading PyCon Australia!
In my ideal world I would have been making posts regularly but I don’t think any of us live in that world. The reality is that while I’ve been working on my projects things have come up. Life is not always something you can schedule or put off. Life just happened to me, in a… Continue reading Right. One… two… five!
And we’re back. I’ve moved on to the next section in the Python class via Codecademy. Seeing how things are starting to come together and how all this information can be used is exciting. I wasn’t doing cartwheels over the Tip Calculator, but it did work as a great way to show practical application with… Continue reading Always look on the bright side of life.
Being a geek isn’t required to work in tech but it sure does help. What’s all this talk about snakes? Well the first programming language I’ve chosen to cover is Python. If you’re interested in reading more about the language before we jump in, you can go to the Python wikipedia page here or to… Continue reading Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?
When I started Geek Girl Beta I had an idea. I wanted to help people who are interested in a tech career. I also wanted to better the community by being honest that tech is not for everyone just because a TV commercial says it is. My last post laid out the qualities that a… Continue reading Can I really get an education like this?