A Hundred Days of Code, Day 001

Yak Shaving day. Setup VS Code. Cleaned my repos. Setup Python. Hopefully, tomorrow is better!

April 14, 2020 · Mario Jason Braganza

A Hundred Days of Code, Day 000

Well, life caught up with me again. And so, ridiculous as it may sound, I’m starting over, again! An hour a day. For a hundred days. I did 37 days last time. Here’s to a hundred and lots more learning this time. Continuing with the Talk Python, #100DaysOfCode in Python. Will do it at my pace. And mix and match other little programs and challenges as I come across them....

April 14, 2020 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 008

Today was cautious fun :) What did I do today? I got a rough journal working switched to vscode as my programming editor (still using emacs for my other writing.) will move back to emacs when I have the time to sharpen the saw, because I want an editor that I can use 30 years from now. Right now though, I cannot afford to yak shave. What did I learn?...

November 10, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 007

Lots of new concepts today … What did I do today? Watched the videos on how to make a mini journal app. What did I learn? Today was a doozy I learnt about lists, more conditionals, how to use files for storage & write to a disk independent of what os I’m using, how the main() function kicks things off, and how to use different files for different parts of a program to keep things cleaner and more organised....

November 9, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 006

Today I really understood what deliberate practice was all about. What did I do today? Wrote and ran the birthday app I watched yesterday. It’s a simple app that asks you for your birthday and then tells you, how many days to or since your birthday. What did I learn? I spent at least 30 minutes hunting down and looking up errors, caused by a tiny typo. I ought to be more careful....

November 8, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 005

Happy Deepavali folks :) Had an easy day today. The slog yesterday paid off! What did I do today? Finished the Guess the number game app. Watched videos for the next one, the Birthday Countdown App. What did I learn? Have to be wary with while loops and where I choose to exit them. Also I should always initialise them with some value that is not in the answer / solution range....

November 7, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 004

Realised I am woefully underprepared for the #100DaysOfCode in Python course. That does not mean that I’m going to give up on the project however. I am just dropping down and getting fluent with the basics with the Python Jumpstart course. I aim (very optimistically) to complete an app every 3 days. This should give me #130DaysOfCode 😂 What did I do today? I finished App 1: Hello (you Pythonic) world Done with the videos for App 2: Guess that number game....

November 6, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 003

Horrible day. Could not crack Bite 7. Did however finally crack Bite 67 after a lot of head scratching. Have come slowly to the terrifying realisation that I’ve bitten off a whole lot more than I can chew. Forget thinking Pythonically, I cannot even think programattically. But then, c’est la vie. I’ll just put in my hours diligently and let the learning come gradually.

November 5, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 002

Worked an hour with these exercises. Still struggling mightily. Only got one done. Still. Did an hour. Did not die despite tearing my hair out. 1 Live to code another day It was fun though :) ↩︎

November 4, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza

#100DaysOfCode, Day 001

Getting back to studies. Putting in the time to do 12th, so won’t have time to do programming. However programming is the goal, so I commit to putting an hour daily. Whether I finish a project is moot now after so many failures. Ergo time is the only thing I can measure progress in. An hour a day. For a hundred days. Rather than doing something self directed, am following Talk Python’s, #100DaysOfCode in Python....

November 3, 2018 · Mario Jason Braganza