072 - CS50 Course Review & Wrapping Up My Node/Express App

5 Jun, 2018

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In this episode I’m wrapping up a few loose ends: the final report on my first from-scratch Node application, and a course review of Harvard’s CS50: Intro to Computer Science.

NOTE: The CS50 course review starts about 9 minutes in!

Node/Express App Part 3

To catch up from where we left off…

As I kept working on the project, I learned quite a bit about working with dates in programming (hint: not a straightforward endeavor!), and had a frustrating attempt at deploying on Amazon Web Services.

But eventually I was able to successfully deploy the app using Heroku, and overall by the time all was said and done I had a working application that I actually still use to this day!

CS50 - Intro To Computer Science Course Review

CS50 is the introductory computer science course offered at Harvard University, and it’s available for anyone around the world to take for free on the EdX learning platform. It covers a lot of basic topics to build an understanding of how computers, networks, and applications work. My favorite aspects of the course were:

If you’re interested in taking the class, prepare yourself for a lot of work and time if you really want to make the most of it!

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