I had done the bulk of mine over the weekend and then finished it off on the train to to Edinburgh. The task was to recreate Rocking Ricks Record Store in Java Script, and make record objects and stock Ricks store. He was able to buy and sell records with the he cash in the store going up and down depending on sales and stocking. Rick could also do stock checks to get a total value for his store and cash.
Wednesday and another API. This time a free API giving countries of the world data. This time we were pulling country data from the web and creating a big list of all countries, their names, capital city and their population displayed in the browser. The Homework was the same idea but with a Spotify API, and the task to make a list of albums and artists and thumbnail picture and a link to the location on Spotify. Loved this homework and was able to fully meet the brief.
Thursday was an introduction to graphing and charting data using an API. Back to countries of the world API and combining it with a charting API. The morning lab and we were split into teams and given task to chart the some data from the countries of the world. Working as a team one gathered the list of countries and their population into arrays and another prepared the data into the format required by the pie chart. Coming together the data presented well into the browser, with the API cleaver enough to hide some of the smaller country labels.
Big thumbs up to Code Clan and its instructors. Massive pat on the back to my fellow cohorts, you did well this week, and to the handful of you that dragged me to the pub on Tuesday evening to drown our sorrows thanks it was much needed and made all the difference!
Heres a picture of the back of the Code Clan offices. Many software companies in here...