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Four Principles of Object-Oriented Programming with Examples in Java

I enjoy object-oriented programming. I understand the concepts, but I’ve found that when asked to define or show an example of the basic principles my brain blanks. This especially happens in pressure situations like interviews. So this post gets to act as my memory until the four principles of object-oriented programming (encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism and… Continue reading Four Principles of Object-Oriented Programming with Examples in Java

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Four Principles of Object-Oriented Programming with Examples in C#

I enjoy object-oriented programming. I understand the concepts, but I’ve found that when asked to define or show an example of the basic principles my brain blanks. This especially happens in pressure situations like interviews. So this post gets to act as my memory until the four principles of object-oriented programming (encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism and… Continue reading Four Principles of Object-Oriented Programming with Examples in C#

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Design your own Entry-Level Developer – Which CS Electives Should I Choose?

Imagine that you knew someone who was going to graduate with their Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree in the spring of 2018 (*waves*). Now imagine you could help choose which Computer Science elective courses they chose (*waves and jumps*). What courses would you choose? This fall I need to choose 2 Computer Science elective courses to… Continue reading Design your own Entry-Level Developer – Which CS Electives Should I Choose?

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Go Code Colorado 2017 Kick-Off showcases the tech startup community

Wednesday, February 1st was the Kick-Off for the 2017 Go Code Colorado Challenge at Galvanize in Denver. I went because I might like the idea of participating again, but I mainly went because I like what the Go Code Colorado Challenge says about the Colorado technology community. Before the kick-off event, Scott Yates hosted a… Continue reading Go Code Colorado 2017 Kick-Off showcases the tech startup community

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My Hackathon Flame-Out And How To Avoid One

Definition of a hackathon flame-out: A hackathon flame-out occurs when a participant gets so frustrated and discouraged that they leave the hackathon before it ends. This weekend I took time off of work to participate in the Pebble Rocks Boulder Hackathon. The hackathon is described as “seventy-five bold designers, developers, and makers will use Pebble… Continue reading My Hackathon Flame-Out And How To Avoid One

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What I’ve learned about the Colorado tech community after Year 2 of CTW

2 years ago, on June 16, I posted my first Colorado Tech Weekly. A year ago I reflected on what I learned so I figured since I’m still going and the last reflection was fun I’d do it again. 5 things I’ve learned in no particular order You need style AND substance to succeed – Colorado… Continue reading What I’ve learned about the Colorado tech community after Year 2 of CTW