Category: Coding and Programming

Mostly about my attempts to learn to code. Here I discuss my progress, and any barriers I’ve had to overcome, as well as my thoughts on the learning process.

Early vs. Beginning Coders

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I came across this article on Zed Shaw’s blog today and it sums up perfectly something I’ve been trying to get across, but in an actually eloquent way instead of a rambling blog post. The basic concept is that you should have the terms beginner and early. These terms can be applied to anything, it’s […]

Portfolio Progress

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final portfolio design

I’ve been working on portfolio designs for the last month. I had a cool tea box that I was using as inspiration but I just couldn’t get the right look, despite cooking up 7 different versions. You can see the best of this terrible bunch on the left. I really liked the colours and the […]

Issues

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So I didn’t get around to finishing chapter 3 in my last post, despite trying to work through it over several days. I have reached my saturation point about the use of computing terms and I may have rage quit. It’s a shame because the only person who I’ve disappointed by not continuing is myself. […]

Chapter 3

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It’s been a while since my last post but life occurred. The sort of fun life and work life you can’t avoid. And a certain xbox game came out too… I’ve been working on this post off and on. Writing it all down is taking longer than I thought it would. Maybe I’ll speed up […]

Chapter 2

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After the dryness of chapter 1, we start getting into the building blocks. Yay! This is mostly maths and basic methods of storage, as well as a few pointers on naming conventions and the like. I don’t recall getting stuck on any of this stuff before, so it should be a breeze to explain. Comments […]