JavaScript/jQuery Project

After scratching my head a bit over this project, I managed to finish it! The project in the JavaScript/jQuery section of the Odin Project asks the students to create a sketchpad/Etch-A-Sketch, using JavaScript/jQuery. You need to create a grid (using jQuery/JavaScript, not just html), and when you hover over the squares on the grid they should … More JavaScript/jQuery Project

Post-Holiday Catch-Up

Hope everyone had a great time over the holidays! Mine were busy but amazing, so I didn’t get as much coding practice as I would have liked. I found jQuery a lot easier to pick up than JavaScript, but after completing the section on jQuery (which included a Codecademy and a Code School course, as … More Post-Holiday Catch-Up

My First Conference

I’ve been to cheffy conferences before, but this is definitely a first for me! Not only is this the first tech conference I’ve been able to attend, it’s my first virtual conference too! So when I said “attend” I meant in yoga pants, on my sofa, with a big mug of tea. The conference (hack.summit) … More My First Conference

First Project

I’ve finally finished the first project for the Odin Project! The assignment was to copy Google’s homepage- you can check out the result here. Of course, the search box doesn’t actually work, but the assignment was all about making it look like the homepage. It was great as a project because we essentially had a mockup [the … More First Project

Learning the Lingo

I’ve had a really hectic couple of days, but I got to sit down today and spend the whole day at my computer, which has meant I’ve made [at least some!] progress. I read through step 4 of The Basics section on the Odin Project, which was all about defining terms that we need to become … More Learning the Lingo