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
August 25,2020 | Training
Course: Node with React: Fullstack Web Development

I've been meaning to spend more time with Node so this seemed like a logical progression.  This course had me create a survey application that would allow user's to buy tokens in order to create a survey and mail it to many recipients.  The recipients would answer the survey in their email and the results...

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August 19,2020 | Project, Uncategorized
Timekeeping Application (SharePoint / React) – Complete

Finally done with training!  After taking this course and that course I am finally ready to get out there and do what I love - making stuff.  While I love taking courses I have to fight the itch to just start writing code on my own.  So after kicking around some potential projects I decided to...

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August 12,2020 | Training
Mastering SharePoint Framework SPFx Development

After finishing the previous course on Sharepoint I felt that I wasn't at the point that I wanted to be with Sharepoint.  That course assumed some level of knowledge with Sharepoint going in, not to mention it was light on dev.  I thought about just jumping into a project but I thought that I would...

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August 3,2020 | Demo, Project
Project: React Movie Review Site (Complete)

8/6/2020 - I was able to pick this  back up again after finishing the Sharepoint course.  The main addition since the previous version is the addition of typeahead so that users can search an online movie database.  The user then picks the movie they want and the information is saved back to the page (including...

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July 7,2020 | Geeky Stuff, Project
Writing to DynamoDb via API (in progress)

Just getting rolling on this one. Reference the "How to Read from a DynamoDb" (here) to see how my table is set up.  Create a new API Create a Lambda Function Choose "Author from scratch" Runtime - choose "Python". Enter a role that has admin rights. Create the first iteration of the lambda function.  If...

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June 25,2020 | Training
Mastering the SharePoint Framework Fundamentals Course

The instructor of this course is highly regarded according to a friend with knowledge of this area so I decided to give it a go.  I found that if you drop him an email and say really nice thing that he will send you a discount code ;-). Course URL:  https://www.voitanos.io/products/mastering-the-sharepoint-framework-fundamentals/ My Notes:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RF-Ab_fuu_Ubld-a-AMsKNry45GhVq0Iv-40hcaT3zg/edit?usp=sharing

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June 14,2020 | Geeky Stuff, Project
Reading from an an AWS Dynamo Db via API

This is a fun little side project that I've wanted to do for a while.  As discussed in my article on how to ask Alex for the pool temperature (here) I mentioned that I wrote a little python script to upload the temperature to both adafruit.com and initialstate.com.   I could then access the data from...

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June 1,2020 | Training
An Open Later to My Former Colleagues

The date was January of 2001 and the location was Chicago.  I was accompanying my boss Sherry to the corporate headquarters of my employer of a little more than a year.  While in a meeting we heard a commotion in the lobby.  A group of armed guards had walked in to the building lead by...

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