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Robot Worlds E02: Sockets & A Spike

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Robot Worlds

Robot Worlds: Sockets & A Spike In this round, we get to some code, but it’s "special" code, because it’s in a spike. What’s a spike? Watch and see! If you want to follow along, the repo is at https://github.com/GeePawHill/robot-worlds. Transcript and captions coming soon . . .

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Robot Worlds E01: Getting Started

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Robot Worlds

Robot Worlds: Getting Started Welcome to the new Robot Worlds project! My friends at We Think Code have cooked up a nice little problem for their students, a client/server version of a simple robot worlds simulation. This new series isn’t a solution video, not exactly: but it’s intended as an example of how a cranky old geek like myself gets a spec and starts plugging away at it. Though this is a series for students, it’s not about the syntax

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Real Programming S01E10 – Some Visual Mechanics

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E10: Some Model->View Mechanics We got ourselves a making app last time. This time, we’ll use it to try out some visual mechanisms. If you want to follow along in the code, the project is at github. Transcript and captions coming soon . . .

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Real Programming S01E09: Making A Start, Starting A Making

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E09: Making A Start, Starting A Make? This time, we’re going to start our making app. What’s a making app? Come and see! If you want to follow along in the code, the project is at github. Hey. Welcome to Real Programming. The show where even after taking many months of break time, we still don’t have a slogan. My people are getting with the slogan team. We’re going to try to figure out what’s going on with

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Three Software Engineering Coaches Get Coached By GeePaw Hill (FourScouts TV)

How much are you able to learn on your own? For some people, reading books, articles, and going to certain training courses are all they need to keep steadily growing their skillset. For teams however, things are a bit more challenging. Retrospectives are indeed a great help, but these are still from the team’s own perspective. Sending a team to training could help as well, but how do you know what training to pick? Sometimes external help, in the form

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Real Programming S01E08: Tighter, Tighter

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E08: Tighter, Tighter That cool change from last time needs finishing, and let’s tighten down the tests & code to their minimum. If you want to follow along in the code, the project is at github. Hey, welcome to Real Programming, the show where the slogan– we’ve had a little bit of a problem. Apparently, when the team heard us say that we wanted a burn down, they took it literally. It’s OK. We’ve got backups. I’m sure

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Real Programming S01E07: A Spike and An Event Bus

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Real Programming

pi Real Programming S01E07: A Spike and An EventBus We make a big architectural change today, going from an update() method to an EventBus. If you want to follow along in the code, the project is at github. Hey, welcome to Real Programming, the show where the slogan is currently in a hardening sprint. We are taking out all of the wrong letters that we put in in order to give you a false sense of progress. What I want

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