NodeBot Adventure Time: I Failed. Boo-hoo

For a good 2 hours, my life seemed to come to a halt because I failed. A HUGE element of my project will not work and now I am stuck. As I mentioned earlier, I soldered an Arduino Wave Shield. Actually, I soldered two! And neither are functionally correctly.  I keep getting the error code:Continue reading “NodeBot Adventure Time: I Failed. Boo-hoo”

The Suspense! The Horror!… The Soldering Iron?

Just wanted to share: Yesterday was my first time using a soldering iron and it was so intense! I don’t have a steady hand… So putting together an Arduino Wave Shield was not the easiest thing for me. I was so scared I would mess it up… Eventually I got the hang of it, andContinue reading “The Suspense! The Horror!… The Soldering Iron?”

NodeBot Adventure Time: Getting to know a Breadboard

The Adventure Time series will be my series of creating a big project. I will talk about the different technologies I use, the many problems I encounter and the solutions I find. So stay tuned to see what is to come. I am aspiring to create two NodeBots! I don’t want to delve into whatContinue reading “NodeBot Adventure Time: Getting to know a Breadboard”

Learn Something New: How to Create a VSCode Extenstion

Visual Studio Code, my current IDE of choice, has become a tad bit cooler because I contributed to it. (JK, I’m not the only reason) Before I delve into my contribution, lets discuss what Visual Studio Code is. Well.. VSCode is the newest cross platform code editor provided to you by Microsoft. VS Code contains manyContinue reading “Learn Something New: How to Create a VSCode Extenstion”

Do The Unthinkable: Deploy your Node.JS App on to Azure

As a consistent learner, I went out and researched a way to upload a Node.js web app on to the Azure cloud. And boy oh boy did everything look pretty complicated. But after looking through my findings and experimenting on my own, I realized it is actually pretty easy. So lets jump right in andContinue reading “Do The Unthinkable: Deploy your Node.JS App on to Azure”

Journey through MEAN Stack: Fall In Love With Node

As a lover of all things that pertain to Web Dev with a combination  of being a lifelong learner… I decided to explore something new when I started my new career in the corporate world. Web Dev classes in college heavily focused on HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and a dash of PHP, but not much deeper than that, soContinue reading “Journey through MEAN Stack: Fall In Love With Node”

Women In Tech: What A Myth

“You don’t look like a software developer” If I had a dollar for every time I have heard that statement my pockets would weigh heavy, full of the extra money I’ve made (and I’m sure many can relate). I first noticed the lack of women in this industry in my Data Structures and Algorithms classContinue reading “Women In Tech: What A Myth”

Tech Jobs for Dummies: The Guide To Successfully Transition Into Your New Technical Role

Welcome Dummy Well hello there…. Lets start with the first and foremost lesson of this post: you are NOT a dummy. You did something not everyone can do, and that is land a job in a technical role. Whether it is full time, an internship or you are self employed, your ability to become proficient in someContinue reading “Tech Jobs for Dummies: The Guide To Successfully Transition Into Your New Technical Role”