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05
Jan

Release 0.2 | Open Source and Self Development

Release 0.2 reflects how we have grown as developers throughout the semester. Instead of new software updates, it's new and improved skills as inspiring developers.
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29
Dec

Debugging Image Load Test Case

Our latest lesson was focused on the importance of effective source code reading. Projects can contain millions of lines of code. Imagine trying to find the right spot to fix a bug or add a...
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27
Dec

Open-Source Reflection and Release 0.2 Goals

Being a student developer, I still have a lot to learn. But found it's also important to never stop learning. No matter how experienced you are. Engaging in the open-source community has exposed me to...
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16
Dec

Optimizing Google’s Compression Algorithm Zopfli (Stage 1)

Zopfli is a compression algorithm library written in C designed with performance over speed. Zopfli will compress to deflate, gzip and zlib output format, but it won't decompress. Existing gzip or deflate libraries can decompress...
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08
Dec

Tips for Creating and Effective README

The reality is, documents such as README and CONTRIBUTING are some of the most important files in your project. It’s the first screen users navigate to for insight. Having an effective README is a great...
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23
Nov

Git and GitHub Workflow

Utilizing version control technologies such as Git not only tracks changes in files but makes collaborating with multiple people possible. A key factor to any successful project. To gain some exposure to the process of...
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23
Oct

Contributing to Thimble by Mozilla

The goal for our 0.1 release, was to find and fix a bug(s) in a Mozilla product or tool. I had chosen Mozilla's Thimble, an online code editor that is designed to help new coders...
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04
Oct

Mozilla Thimble: First Open Source Bug

After having the chance to test out the waters of building an open source project (Building Firefox Source) , it was time to branch off (git pun intended) and begin researching other open source projects...
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27
Sep

Visual Studio Code Review

One of the most important tools for any developer is their code editor. Choosing the right editor for the job will significantly increase productivity and performance. For the purpose of this lab , we were...
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27
Sep

The MIT License: 3 Things You Should Know

The MIT License is one of the most common open-source software license. The license gives “any person obtaining a copy of … the Software” A.K.A the general public, permission as well as the same protection of...
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