Author Archives: Andy

Update for 7/23/2017

Sleep – I was much more tired and demotivated last week, despite going to bed at mostly normal times, so I’m going to blame that for how little I got done. This week I’m going to try getting 9 hours … Continue reading

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Update for 7/16/2017

Sleep – I was mostly successful in my first week of getting my sleep schedule under control, and it made a big difference in my mood and alertness and productivity, as I expected. People say diet and exercise improve your … Continue reading

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Update for 7/9/2017

Project generator – This is a more accurate term for what I was calling the code console before. I made progress last week on the code and posted a minor update, but after that I hit a snag where my … Continue reading

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Update for 7/2/2017

Happy Independence Day! Even if you don’t live in the US, just celebrate being independent anyway. Code console – I only worked on this a little last week and didn’t post any updates, but I’m getting impatient with myself, so … Continue reading

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Update for 6/25/2017

Code console – I got the project generator testing to work after hitting a snag, which I should create an issue for somewhere, and now I’m using test-driven development to write the basic generator code that will turn templates into … Continue reading

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Update for 6/18/2017

Code console – It doesn’t do anything yet, but I’ve posted the initial code for my first project generator. I’m working out how to do behavior-driven development on it with Mocha. I’m also investigating how to set up literate programming … Continue reading

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Update for 6/11/2017

Code console – I’ve learned the basics of Yeoman and associated tools, so this week I’ll try making a generator or two for my most common project types, and post them on GitHub. Whenever that’s done, I’ll post any relevant … Continue reading

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Update for 6/4/2017

Well that was a lot of procrastinating for such a short update. I’m sure I have some excuse, but I can’t think of it right now. Code console – I’ve been looking for programming project skeleton generators written by other … Continue reading

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Update for 5/28/2017

Productivity – Working on projects during dinner turned out to be the best idea I’ve had in a while. I worked on them many more hours than I have been, mostly on the code console. I’ll keep this schedule until … Continue reading

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Update for 5/21/2017

I’m experimenting with leaving out the Project/Life/Site Update headings, since it all kind of blends together in my mind into a series of life events, and sometimes for narrative purposes I want to mix the more stand-alone life events in … Continue reading

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