SoC2020 – Week 4

Jul, 06 – Jul, 10

Online Meetings:
1. Tuesday Jun, 30 # 12:00 – 16:00 EEST (11:00 – 15:00 CEST) General meeting
2. Wednesday Jul, 1 # 12:00 – 13:00 EEST (11:00 – 12:00 CEST) Git and GitHub tutorial
3. Wednesday Jul, 1 # 13:00 – 14:00 EEST (12:00 – 12300 CEST) Laravel tutorial – Trello
Clone project
4. Thursday Jul, 02 # 16:00 – 20:00 EEST (15:00 – 19:00 CEST) General meeting
5. Friday Jul, 03 # 18:00 EEST (17:00 CEST) Hangman project

  1. Programming Weekly:
    Two problems from LeetCode to be solved:
    a. (Easy) Reverse Bits   
    b. (Medium) Restore IP Addresses    
  2. Read a Paper Biweekly:
    Keep reading:
    Resor E. (2019) Finding the Local n Locations: Working with GPS non-use in Nairobi, ACM XRDS vol.26 No.2
    – Will be discussed on Thursday Jul, 09.
  3. Head First Design Patterns:
    Chapter 2: The Observer Pattern: Keeping your Objects in the know
    We examine “Observer Pattern”.
    Goal: Build examples to demonstrate this pattern.
  4. Robotics and Automation:
    Intro to using motors with Arduino.
  5. Google Hashcode:
    We continue with this problem. This week we should complete this problem.
    Self-driving rides. In this competition problem, we’ll be looking at how a fleet of self-driving vehicles can efficiently get commuters to their destinations in a simulated city.
    Not solved during last week so we need to complete it bu Jul, 10 and proceed to the next problem.
  6. Alumni Speech:
    Will start next week (week 5).
  7. Tutorials:
    Third tutorial on Git and GitHub – Fork.
    Wednesday Jul, 01 (12:00 EEST – 11:00 CEST)
    Laravel tutorial will follow.
  8. Projects:
    a. Building “Hangman” (Android, React, and plain JavaScript app using some open API for words)
    b. Complete requirements and database design and start implementation of “Trello Clone” (Full Stack Web Application and Mobile version in the future)
    c. Building a simple Windows Forms app with C++.

A number of students started attending the following Coursera specializations:
1. Python for Everybody (taught by the amazing Charles Severance, a.k.a Dr.Chuck)
2. Applied Data Science with Python
They are both excellent and highly recommended.

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