So we have somewhere between 2 to 3 weeks left before the baby comes and it’s all I can think about now. This week, I’ve been trying to make room for all of her clothes and diapers with what little space we have. My wife and I moved into a 2 bedroom apartment around March… Continue reading Preparing For A Little One
I have about one month left until I graduate and become a first-time dad. I’m actually quite nervous to be searching for a job in a new field with a baby on the way. While I’ve heard that the tech industry can offer a good work life balance, I don’t know if they’ll be thrilled… Continue reading One Month Left
Now that we know what State is and went over an example of a Stateful Widget, let’s go over the differences between Stateful and Stateless Widgets. Since Stateless Widgets don’t have State, that means that these Widgets properties remain static. They only get built once, no matter how a user interacts with the Widget. Some… Continue reading My Experience Learning Flutter…Part 2
The ability to teach yourself new technologies is an important skill to have. For my capstone project, my team has decided to build a mobile application using Flutter. I’ve built web applications throughout my time at OSU but this will by my first time building a mobile application. What’s great about Flutter is that it… Continue reading My Experience Learning Flutter…Part 1
I started the program after they made the switch from teaching in C++ to python, which was both a blessing and a curse. While I have nothing against python, I think learning C/C++ as one’s first programming language can be valuable. C/C++ forces you to really understand what the computer is doing since you’re often… Continue reading Learning the Fundamentals in Python
Once I realized that computer science was for me, I checked out what options I would have in terms of a career. And man were there a bunch. I typed in “computer science” on Indeed and jobs popped up that I had never seen or heard of! The job postings I saw were for full-stack… Continue reading Why I Went The Second Bachelor’s Route
Hello Again! In this week’s blog, I’m gonna discuss what got me interested in computer science in the first place. So about 2.5 years ago, I was filling out med school applications and finishing the last of my prerequisites, when the unthinkable happened DUN DUN DUNNN! One of the elective classes I wanted to take… Continue reading Why Computer Science?
Hello reader and welcome to my blog where I’ll be documenting my journey in my capstone course. Who am I you ask, well I’m Jaime and I’m a post-baccalaureate student in the Computer Science program at Oregon State University. Can you believe it, I went back to school for a second bachelor’s degree! Anyway, I’ll… Continue reading Let Me Introduce Myself