• test first, test during, test after, test, test, test
  • when designing algorithms, demand the weakest capabilities (e.g. iterable vs. indexable)
  • when designing containers, provide the strongest capabilities (e.g. indexable vs iterable)
  • build decorators on top of containers, iterators, and functions
  • utilize the benefits of being lazy (i.e. yield)
  • always look…

What did you do this past week?

This past week we talked about the things we had to add to finalize the project. Refining search and ensuring it works with almost anything. Also, we are talking about how to make the video for the project presentation.

What’s in your way?

Motivation as usual. It is almost the end of the semester…


What did you do this past week?

This past week we finalized filtering, sorting, and searching to the API app. There were some small issues that we found while testing. Some of the search things were supposed to work a certain way but weren’t working that way but still kind of worked? It was weird.

What’s in your way?

The last…


What did you do this past week?

This past week we added filtering, sorting, and searching to the API. This was mostly painless given some of the provided functions of SQLAlchemy, but some things had to be done in a janky way to get working.

What’s in your way?

Energy. It is that time in the semester that I feel drained…


What did you do this past week?

I spent this week in agony as I had exams for this class and others. I mostly studied for this class and other classes. We also got some work done on the API for our website.

What’s in your way?

The thing in my way is motivation. I am pretty tired and the thought…


What did you do this past week?

This past week we spent time making the backend python app and setting up the database. Currently, only the python app works but without the database, it doesn’t really do anything. It is filled with filler responses.

What’s in your way?

The lack of a database makes it hard but also not knowing SQLAlchemy…


What did you do this past week?

We finished up Project 2 and turned it in. After that, we started planning for Project 3 and the backend group got together to decide how to evenly and fairly split up the work. …


What did you do this past week?

This week I did a lot of Career Fair things and it was super hectic. In between that I met with my group and finalized the project proposal and we got it approved. We also worked on the postman API which I believe we finished.

On another note, I also…


What did you do this past week?

This past week was pretty intense. I worked extremely hard to get all my work done ahead of time so I could go back home with my family. …


What did you do this past week?

This past week I worked on my assignments for Sofware Engineering and Modern Web Applications. I also wrote an essay for my Foundation of Business Law and Ethics class and did all the assignments for my Marketing class. I have also been applying to jobs and have done a lot…

Ivan Romero

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