Development Bootcamp – Day 5: Intro to Web with Sinatra & Git

Today started off with an introduction to Git, one of the most important tools of a web developer. What is Git? Git is a version control system that is used for software development and other version control tasks. It was created by the genis Linus Torvalds in 2005. Why use something like Git? Let’s say that you and someone else are both working on the same project and editing the same file at the same time. You make your changes,

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Development Bootcamp – Day 4: OOP

Hi all, welcome to another coding blog! Today we are going to talk about things you can define, like a car, a dog, a person,.. All these “things” can be called objects. Object-oriented programming(OOP) is a very important programming model and one of the harder parts to get your head around. Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming language model organized around objects rather than “actions” and data rather than logic. I won’t explain everything into to much detail as I

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Development Bootcamp – Day 3: Loops & Iterators

♫ The wheels on the bus go round and round ♫ – Just like our loops and iterators today! The day started of a bit hectic as the metro had some technical problems. Today it took me 90 minutes instead of 45 to get to WeWork. So I arrived late and pretty annoyed about public transport once again. But there was no time to waste I had some catching up to do. It all started pretty simple with a regular

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Development Bootcamp – Day 2: Basic Programming

Bootcamp Day 2

Hi, Ruby! Nice to meet you ;)! The second day of the bootcamp started of with installing Ruby, which unfortunately was not that easy..! Several people encountered difficulties during the install. It took almost an hour before everyone was ready and set to go. It took me quite some time as well, but I still had 20 minutes left to go through the first parts of the reader. An introduction to the “Ruby Basics” which are more or less the

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Development Bootcamp – Day 1: Frontend

Day 1: Frontend

Beep.. Beep.. Beep..! Huh? What 7:30, why? I can’t remember a Sunday morning I had to get up this early. But boy I got out of bed easily this morning, extremely excited for the first day of the Codaisseur Bootcamp. After a nice and relaxing journey by Metro I arrived at WeWork Metropool in Amsterdam, my “home” for the next 8 weeks. Being a bit early gave me the opportunity to grab a cup of coffee and meetup with a

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Introduction: “My road to becoming a web developer”

Hi all and welcome to my first blog post, My name is Julian van der Giesen and I am a 25 year old web developer. Last year I followed the “Multimedia Engineer” education at College of Multimedia in Amsterdam. During this course I learned the basics of HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP. Next to coding and scripting, I also learned a lot about Audio, Video and 3D animations. After finishing the “Multimedia Engineer” Course I still feel like there is

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