Botanical Bytes:

Ramblings from a Programming Botanist


  • Titles are hard. So is new stuff.

    When we started this Capstone project, we were bouncing ideas around left and right without a care. My team came up with so many great concepts, and we had this huge pile of potential in front of us. Then, we had to figure out how to turn that gooey heap of ideas into something real, […]

  • This Post Stinks

    Do you smell that? This week, we’re talking about Code Smells! During the development of our Capstone project this week, I’ve found myself being a little bit more self-conscious about my workspace hygiene. For the last several years now, the vast majority of my programming projects have been a solo mission. So, now that I’m […]

  • Reflections and Aspirations

    Well everyone, we finally made it to the end of the term! This marks the completion of the first third of the CS Capstone. I feel like I’ve been going 90 miles an hour since September, and I’m looking forward to getting a chance to slow down for a couple of weeks before we hit […]

  • The Road So Far

    It’s been a few weeks since our intro, which means it’s time for the next post in the Botanical Bytes blog. This week I would like to talk a bit about how the project is coming along, our ups and downs, and – of course – how this all ties in with biology. At this […]

  • Track 1: Intro

    Hello everyone and welcome to the first post of the Botanical Bytes blog! This post will be a bit of an introduction, before we dive in to some more important (and perhaps more interesting) topics next week. I’m writing this blog as part of an assignment for the Capstone course in the Computer Science program […]

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