My attitude as described by a javascript function

function happy(today){ const coding="me"+"computer"+"coffee"+"creatingBetterExperiences"; if(today === coding){ alert("It's great day!"); } } happy(today);…

A solution for HTTP access control (CORS) issues

A part of building new applications is running into errors and working to find solutions. I am currently working on an application that uses the SongKick API and the Spotify API to generate Spotify playlists based on artists performing in the user location within date range preferences. The error that I encountered involves Cross-Origin Resource Sharing or CORS. This post discusses CORS, what it is, why it's important, how I encountered CORS, and a solution to the problem. So what is CORS and why is it important? CORS (Cross-origin resource sharing) according to wikipedia: "defines a way in which a browser and server can interact to determine whether or not it is safe to allow the cross-origin request. " Further, in…

Node.Js and MySQL

As Week 11 and 12 wrapped up, I am officially half-way through the UT BOOTCAMP. Wow. I can definitely see the growth in my skills and knowledge level. The past two weeks were all about Node.js and MySql. Homework assignments for these two weeks were completed in the terminal and are demonstrated here using tutorial videos. We got a lot to cover, so let's get to learning and discovering. What is Node.js? Since Node is such a huge part of Javascript and our class, I feel it is important to dive in a little deeper here. Node.js is an open source cross-platform runtime environment that is written using Javascript and as defined by it's documentation is: "A…

Journeyman Notes #5: Day With Your Dog - First Group Project

It has been too long!! Trying to get back on track to posting once every week or so. So to catch up let's chat about our first group project. We have started and finished our first group project. Our idea: Day With Your Dog. It is a website that gives you all of the information you need to spend an entire day with your dog outside of your house. My team members and I really like this idea and found a need for it in the marketplace, so we continue working to iterate and improve on this idea even after we move on in class. Read on for our mission, the problem it solves, and our minimum viable product and…

Journeyman Notes #4: Images not displaying - Found the fix

Blogging is still such new territory and I am still discovering best methods on things like where and how to host images, how to update themes, how to manage and update Ghost (this blogging platform) and more. This post discusses the issue I had with images not displaying on any computer due to the inability of the browser to access them and the process I went through to fix the issue. ** please note that this post was drafted a few months ago when I identified and fixed the image issue but I haven't have time to post it due to the UT Bootcamp. The Issue - No Images Displaying I first found this to be the case when I tested…