Yesterday evening in class, we started working on our last in-class project, which will carry us through to the end of the program in June. Any time we learn something new in class, from here on out, it will be added to this project. Continue reading “The Beginning of “Amber & Grain””
For this group project, we were tasked with creating an interactive map for the Magic Kingdom at Disney World. Overall, I feel like the project went fairly well.
One major thing we did that I believe made a huge impact on our project was our efficient and robust planning. Continue reading “Theme Park Group Project”
For this assignment, we learned how to deploy a project using Firebase. Firebase allows you to have your data hosted and stored on the cloud, instead of having to have your own database directory in your project. Firebase also allows you to implement user login authentication, so a specific user could log in using either an email address, Google username, Facebook account, or a few other options, and be able to save changes that they made. For instance, in our Movie History assignment, a user could log in using their Google username, search for a certain movie, and save it to their movies list.
I was pretty excited to learn about APIs. I knew going in that they have the ability to make things a little easier when it comes to acquiring data for your site. They can also make your site more dynamic and interesting. I also knew that APIs can kick your butt, since they’re not very easy.