Andrew's Journal


Date
Plan
Effort
Achievement
Reflection
6/8/12
Today Mazen and I are going to continue with the Sims 3.



6/7/12
Today Mazen and I are going to start with the Sims 3.
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4
Today Mazen and I started with the Sims 3.
5/26/12
Today I am going to start a new topic because I am banned from Kyle's minecraft server for hacking (flying, xray, sprinting, things you couldn't normally do.)
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4
I am going to do the Sims 3 with Mazen as it will most likely be my last project.
5/25/12
Today I am going to continue working on minecraft with Kyle/Jacob.
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4
Today I played MC with Kyle/Jacob and bunch of people killed me.
5/24/12
Today I have going to work with Kyle and Jacob A. on Minecraft
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4
Today I have been working with Kyle and Jacob A. on Minecraft
5/10/12
Today I am going to continue to work on Gamestar Mechanic
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4
I think I will make gamestar mechanic my topic as I have been experimenting with it in class.
5/4/12
Today I am going to continue working with Gamestar Mechanic and see what I can do with it.
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4
Today I played around with Gamestar mechanic and made a big game with points, enemies, etc. I still don't know if I want it to be my topic.
5/3/12
Today I am going to continue working on Hype animation and add more to the thing, maybe look for a new project.
4
4
Today Mazen was playing GameStar Mechanic so I decided to try it. It is fun, but I don't know if I am going to do it as my project.
4/27/12
Today I am going to continue working on animation and add more functionality besides buttons.
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2
I didn't have the whole class today so I didn't get as much done.
4/20/12
Today I am going to continue to work on more functionality and animations.
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4
Today I added some more scenes and added lots of animation to the project.
4/19/12
Today I am going to work on more functionality and animation and see what I can do.
4
4
Today I added some more functionality with multiple scenes and added lots of animations.
4/13/12
Today I will be gone for most of class.
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2.5
Today I was able to get more basic animations with Hype but I didn't have as much time so I only got a few things done.
4/12/12
Today I am going to make more visually appealing things in Hype and make a web interface.
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4
Today I was able to make some more animations and use the animations timeline to make things look better with Hype.
3/30/12
Today I am going to find out what I should animate in hype, and play around with the software.
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4
Today I experimented with Hype and created some animations that are visually appealing. I am currently working on playing sound.
3/29/12
Today I am going to find a new topic.
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4
I am going to do hype HTML5 as my project.
3/23/12
Today I am going to work on some more site designs and HTML/CSS of a website.
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4
Today I was able to design a great HTML/CSS page in Dreamweaver with the Bootstrap from Twitter Framework. It really helped me make the page look professional.
3/22/12
Today I am going to stop working on the social network and design HTML/CSS templates for websites that someone could use in their own website.
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3
Today I was able to get a small template running. But nothing big yet.
3/16/12
Today I am going to try to fix the install script for the social network because it doesnt work at the moment.
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4
Today I was able to create an index page and found out about a script called BuddyPress that might be good to use.
3/15/12
Today I am going to look at other social network PHP scripts (open source) and modify them to see what I can do.
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4
Today I was able to upload the PHP script elgg but the install.php won't work. I did not modify the source code at all. Hope to have it fixed next class.
3/9/12
Today I am going to work on the site's functions more, work some more pages.
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4
Today I worked on the functionality, was able to add one more blank page, updated the design.
3/8/12
Today I am going to work on the site's script more and work on the design more.
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4
Today I worked more on the site script and added a better design, started working on the logged in site.
3/2/12
Today I am going to make more pages of the site and work more in HTML5.
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4
Today I learned how to do animation in HTML5 and worked on the PHP script more.
3/1/12
Today I am going to work on the site layout, make more pages for it, and work on some of the PHP in the script.
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4
Today I was able to make the site layout and make the registration page. I also used Tumult Hype software and learned more about it to make the site look better with HTML5
2/17/12
Today I am going to work on more PHP development and work on databases and my script.
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4
Today I worked on connecting to the database and finished the site design, and started working on a registration page and a login page. So far it is going well.
2/16/12
Today I am going to do more PHP development and work on my PHP script.
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4
Today, I worked on connecting to the database and getting the site layout/design to look good.
2/10/12
Today I am going to do more with XCode or PHP finding which one I like better.
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4
Today I worked on connecting to the MySQL database with an install script I made in PHP. My goal for PHP is to have a big complex social site of some sort.
2/9/12
Today I am going to try doing other stuff with mac/xCode development maybe another type of programming, I don't know yet.
3.5
4
Today, I found that I am learn more PHP, as mac development is a little bit harder than I expected. I am going to stick with PHP for now. Over the summer I am taking a class in XCode, so I will learn PHP here. I want to learn how to do more stuff with PHP SQL databases. My goal for this project is to build a large PHP site.
2/3/12
Today I am going to continue with more mac/iOS development in XCode
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4
Today I am working on mac applications as they are easier for me than iPad applications.
2/2/12
Today I plan to continue with mac/iOS application development and try out different mac IDEs.
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4
Today I worked on the ipad HTML editor and am learning more about webviews.
1/27/12
Today I plan to continue with programming, either in flash, or something else.
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4
Today I worked on more xcode and mac app development/ipad app development.
1/26/12
Today I plan to continue with flash and continue with game development/setting up flashdevelop,
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4
Today I worked on more flashdevelop and I am trying to get multiple worlds to work and I designed a title screen.
1/20/12
Today I am going to work on Flash game development for the STEM competition and I will continue with iOS and PHP after.
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4
Today I created a moving character in flash, learned how to use text, variables, entities and worlds with the library FlashPunk I am using and got the FlashDevelop software set up.
1/13/12
Today I am going to watch those tutorials from Stanford and work on the calculator app.
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4
Today I made a calculator and got the code in the m file and the h file and I have 3 variables that control the calculator.
1/12/12
Today I am going to learn more Xcode with the tutorials from Stanford University since I have more time today.
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4
Today I learned about MVC from stanford and I am working on a calculator app for iOS.
1/6/12
Today I am going to learn more Xcode with the tutorials from Stanford University.
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0
Went to spelling bee, had little time.
1/5/12
Today I am starting a new topic called Programming. Over the time of this class I have been learning many different types of programming, like PHP/SQL, AppInventor, and JavaScript. This is good because I can easily change between programming languages to learn.
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4
Today I created the programming page, so pages tagged "andrew-programming" will show up there. I will learn many programming languages over the year with this topic. Today, since I switched to a mac, decided to learn Xcode for iOS/Mac app development. I used the Stanford courses on iTunes U to help with the process.
12/16/11
Today I will work on more PHP, and do more searching on how to copy over disk partitions and how to install chameleon via Mac OS X.
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3.5
Today I found out about how to install lion onto the USB hard drive with UniBeast and I will try it over break.
12/15/11
Today I am going to work on more video effects in Sony Vegas, try to get a flashback working, and maybe even film.
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3
Today we didn't film, and I am going to continue working on PHP/Hackintosh as the movie doesn't seem to be going so well.
12/9/11
Today I plan to work on the hard drive more and try to get it to boot.
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4
Today I have switched topics, although I will still continue to work on hackintosh in my freetime, I am the editor for Katie and Yasmine's movie. Today I worked on special effects, got flashbacks to work, and made my body explode and disappear.
12/8/11
Today I plan to format the hackintosh drive and see if it is readable, then install mac os x on it.
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4
Today i learned that the drive wont work with windows and i have to reformat with disk utility
12/2/11
Today I want to continue learning about if statements with forms and $_GET and $_POST
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4
Today I learned more $_GET and $_POST and PHP forms. I learned how the form textinputs work.
Also, I am switching projects temporarily from PHP to Hackintosh and would like to find out how to install hackintosh from a bootable external hard drive.
12/1/11
Today I plan to learn more $_GET and $_POST and some more advanced PHP things such as File Uploads, Dates, Etc.
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4
I learned a lot more on how to do forms and I am figuring out use of if statements when someone enters something.
11/18/11
Today I plan to learn while loops, for loops, functions and forms. I maybe able to get into $_GET and $_POST and maybe even MySQL.
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4
Today I was able to get into while loops, for loops and forms. I learned how a form works and a little bit about $_GET and $_POST and I plan to learn more about them next class.
11/17/11
Today I am going to continue learning PHP by following the w3schools site lessons. Once complete I will get into MySQL databases.
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4
Today I learned
-While loops
-Switch Statements
-Arrays
And put it on the PHP page.
11/11/11
today I am going to Learn how to do more things in php such as if statements and more things like that.
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4
Today I learned how to do if statements, and more operators. Also I learned how to use else in the if statement.
11/10/11
Today I am going to learn some basic PHP coding and start working on the new project, PHP and MySQL. Also, I am backing up all of our apps from the older app inventor project as google is shutting app inventor down.
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4
Today I learned php echo, comments, operators, strpos, strlen(), variables, new line, and how to upload the PHP to my webserver with dreamweaver.

11/3/11
Today is the last day of app inventor. Today we made our demo video and made a guide on how to make your very own android apps. Over this unit Mazen and I learned a lot about making android apps, and we have made many different apps in the process. Next class I plan on learning PHP and MySQL databases and how all of that works.
10/28/11
Today we worked on the Accelerometer app and were able to finish it and make a reset button. Also we made a video of the process.
10/27/11
Today we finished our soundbox app, got some new images for our accelerometer soda drink app, and filmed the soundbox app and put it on the App Inventor wiki page.
10/21/11
Today I worked more on the soundbox with mazen and got it on to my phone
10/20/11
Today I taught Mazen how to make a sound app and he made one on his own. He learned how to use button click actions and how to play sounds.

10/14/11
Today we worked on the internet browser more, made a video, and I taught Mazen some more code. The video will be on the appinventor page.
10/13/11
Today we worked on a web browser we made it able to set a home page, do all the basic commands, and search google. To search google we had it go to google.com's search URL and replace the search term.

See screenshots on the app inventor page.

10/6/11
Today we worked on our car finder app and it thought it was parked on covington road.

9/30/2011
We got the Bluetooth to work, but we haven't got the NXT robot to connect to the Bluetooth. We also worked on the user interface of the app and Mazen learned a little bit more code.

9/29/2011
Today we made apps, we learned how to do more code. We worked on a barcode scanner app, but we need to find a barcode scanner that actually works. We also tried to get the NXT remote to work but the code blocks editor didn't work.

9/23/11
Today I made a simple app and Mazen and I started working on one that is a twitter app. We will work on it and help Mazen learn how to do this more next session.

9/22/11
Today I changed my topic to AppInventor for Android Phones, Mazen will be working with me and we will learn how to make apps for android phones with app inventor for our Android phones.

9/16/11

Today I learned how to do more advanced things with javascript on codecademy, such as prompts. I added some code I wrote in Dreamweaver to ask and display someone's name on the Javascript wiki page. I learned if and else statements, prompts, arrays, replacing text, capitalizing text through code, and document.write to write text on the screen.

9/15/2011

Today I learned how to do variables, alerts and confirm messages, strings and substrings and string length. I used codecademy to help me learn these things in JavaScript. Codecademy is a website that helps you learn the basics of Javascript programming. Javascript is a programming language used by web developers to add special functionality to their websites.