Jun 10, 2016

Silly New Game… Slither.io

I was introduced to a game called Slither.io.  At first, I wrote this off as another one of these online massive player browser arcade games.   Which I still believe it is.   However, I also believ...
May 23, 2016

My Code.org Experience!

Wow, I had a busy weekend! I am currently on a plan on my way back from New Orleans. I attended Code.org’s Facilitator’s Summit, where over 400 people came together to make a commitment to compute...
Oct 7, 2015

CodeForces #324 Dev 2 – RIR

I finished another two hour contest on CodeForces and I got to sit down and work on this project.  I was able to solve two problems, and I had 5 wrong submissions.   All my wrong submissions were on...
Oct 7, 2015

CodeForces Problem 324B

Problem Source Link This problem frustrated me and I caused my rating to go down again.  But I will talk about thin my review. This problem took me a while to figure out.   Something that instantly ...
Oct 7, 2015

CodeForces Problem 324A

Problem Source (Link) I am kinda new with doing programming contests for myself.   I have been coaching a high school team for a 7 years now, but this is the first time I have come across this type o...
Sep 27, 2015

Java vs Python vs JavaScript: First Language

There has been quite a bit of talk lately about what should be the first language a new programmer should learn.  With the new AP Computer Science Principles course starting next year, I find myself ...
Sep 22, 2015

Forgotten Projects

Today, I want to talk about my forgotten projects.   Today, I Googled my name and looked at Google Images.   Which was pretty interesting finding a model that has nothing to do with  me. I have bee...
Sep 21, 2015

Ready To Go!

Its has been a while since I have had the opportunity to program for myself.  I also have found that as I get older, my identity as a programmer gets further from me.   I am feeling more like a teac...