Adam Codes in the 716

Learning for work, learning for fun.... eventually the two shall meet. Site created 4/5/2020 with new content being added regularly
January 8,2021 | Geeky Stuff, Project
Inspiration Came! Building “That” App

1/28/2021 Status Prod, Staging, Dev and Test Environment Setup:  COMPLETE Automated build and deploy from github:  COMPLETE Backend Mongoose CRUID operations built with automated Mocha testing:  COMPLETE UI:  In progress.  Is this ever really done?  See here. Registration and Login via email / password:  COMPLETE Staging Server URL (note that it may take a minute...

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December 29,2020 | Training
Complete Developers Guide to MongoDB

I am ramping up towards creating my next project and I wanted a little more experience designing database schema.  I have taken several courses by this instructor in the past and I got a ton of value out of them. Course: My Notes:  

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December 28,2020 | Demo, Geeky Stuff, Project
Throwing Technology at the Sump Pump

So I have a problem at my house:  the float on the sump pump no longer works.  This means that as soon as the pump emptied the sump and the float went to its natural state (down) that the pump would not shut off and would eventually burn out.  It's a fairly common problem and...

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December 27,2020 | Training
Design Systems with React and Storybook

Probably the biggest lesson that I've learned over the years when it comes to my day job (as well as other areas of life) is the idea to measure twice and cut once.  There are a couple of apps that I want to build but it seemed to make sense to learn the newer ways...

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December 18,2020 | Training
Full Stack MERN

I wanted to piggyback off some of the benefits that I got from the last course that I finished.  In that class we focused on modern React in a full-stack environment.  Also, in my day job and many of the courses that I've taken we primarily use google's cloud functions.  I want a refresher on...

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December 12,2020 | Training
Firebase with React

This course from Frontend Masters is more of an advanced course than the other courses that I've taken.  I have the basics - I want to see the advanced techniques. 12/18/2020 Update.  I thoroughly enjoyed this course.  There wasn't necessarily anything new in it, although I don't recall having ever seen the use of cloud...

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November 4,2020 | Training
Javascript with Machine Learning

One of the items on the wish list of the "day job" is to incorporate machine learning in their application in order to match group A with opportunity B.  The ideal way to do this is via machine learning.  This area is fairly new to me so I thought I would take a course on...

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October 30,2020 | Training
React, Redux and Firestore

One of my goals in creating the Twitter Clone Application is to transition my personal base template from Firebase to Firestore.  At first this seemed like a fairly trivial task - I rooted through some documentation and with not too much trouble I was able to pull back a simple document collection.  However, I quickly...

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