How I Got an Internship

One of my mentor's main pieces of advice is that if I want to teach computer science, then I should know what it's like to work as a developer. So I started applying for internships.

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What Happens at Oregon State's Career Showcase

Oregon State hosts two Career Showcases each year in Portland which cater to students in the post-baccalaureate computer science program. Last week I attended the fall 2017 edition. Here's a bit about how it went and what I learned.

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Class Report: Databases (CS 340)

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This fall I took two courses: Web Development and Databases. This post summarizes my experiences with the latter, and offers some advice for people taking the class in the future.

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Class Report: Web Development (CS 290)

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This course, which I completed in Fall 2017, covered HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node, and MySQL.

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Hackathons as Test-Driven Development

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Last weekend I went to Code Retreat, a hackathon-esque gathering centered around a simple idea: building Conway's Game of Life in teams with a variety of constraints imposed on the programming process.

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