Quick Update On ‘Bookmark Web Service’, And Building The Full Application

It's been a few weeks since I've been able to work on my Bookmark Web Service. I'd taken a short hiatus from Python to study JavaScript some more, and put this project on a temporary hold during that time. This week, I've had some time to jump back into my Bookmark service and launched an … Continue reading Quick Update On ‘Bookmark Web Service’, And Building The Full Application

Implementing a Microservices Architecture on my ‘Bookmarks’ Application

For the last few weeks, I've been developing a bookmarking and link shortening application. (Click here to view the latest commit as of the time of this writing) I'd built out most of the backend logic, but ran into an issue with the frontend. As I started introducing frontend tools, frameworks, and libraries, my application started … Continue reading Implementing a Microservices Architecture on my ‘Bookmarks’ Application

Building a Simple Chess AI

I've been wanting to build a chess AI for a few years now. I was excited by the idea of building a program that could make decisions ,and maybe in the future, learn from those decisions. With the help of Lauri Hartikka’s tutorial "A step-by-step guide to building a simple chess AI ", I was finally able to build my … Continue reading Building a Simple Chess AI

Simple Blog: A Multi-User Blogging Framework

As part of my Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree at Udacity, we were assigned the project of building a multi-user blogging software. Its intent is to teach an intro to backend programming. I built Simple Blog, a simple blogging framework. It is built with Python using Jinja2 template engine, and can be deployed to Google App Engine. … Continue reading Simple Blog: A Multi-User Blogging Framework

Art, By A Neural Network

Udacity's Deep Learning Nanodegree foundations course has finally begun. One of the first things we got to do was make art with a neural network. Using Logan Engstrom's Fast Style Transfer, I input different pictures into a trained neural network. The network then output that picture, but made in the style of a famous artist. For example, … Continue reading Art, By A Neural Network