Learn to crawl! (Some basic info)

Boom!  We’re learning to program!  Let’s start writing some sweet applications! Hold up, wait a minute. We have to start at the beginning…  The whole “learn to walk before you run” thing.  Actually, this post is more about learning to crawl than walk. I know it’s not fun or glamorous, but some basic programming fundamentals […]

Amazon AWS – yay or nay?

AWS is freaking everywhere!  I signed up for a free AWS account a few years ago so I could work on an Alexa project but only used it for the tiny piece of the project and then put it out of my mind.  Since then, I’ve gotten hundreds of emails from Amazon regarding new AWS […]

Lesson 2: Let’s Say Hi!

Yo yo yo! You guys ready for some actual coding now?  Of course we’re going to start with “Hello World!” First, open up Eclipse. It will ask you for a workspace location.  I just used the default and selected the “always use this and do not prompt” option so it doesn’t come up every single […]

Java Intro

Ooook.  This first one isn’t going to get into any of the nitty-gritty about Java, not even a “hello world” application yet.  I’m going to start off with some super fun stuff, history! So maybe not super fun, but I find it interesting and worth sharing. Java was originally developed in 1991 by a Sun […]

Javaaaaa! Starting my quest…

Ok so here we go.  I’m going to start learning Java.  I’ve never worked with Java.  I think I may have seen one page of code in Java. I had absolutely no idea what it did… As I progress through the tutorials and other training material that I have gathered, I will be posting my […]