Need to paste a code snippet into Microsoft Word or WordPress?

Pasting Code into Microsoft Word I’ve been working on an assignment for a Data Structures and Algorithms class, and wrote a little piece of Python code to compare two different sort functions. I have to submit the homework as a single Word document. Since I can’t zip up the script along with the .doc and submit it that way, I...

Chris Bryant / August 31, 2015 / blogging, computer science, education, javascript, programming, python, writing / 0 Comments

Updates for the Week: July 13, 2015

I didn’t get as much done last week as I wanted, but I did make some good progress. I finished JavaScript Road Trip Part 3 on CodeSchool, which really pairs well with Javascript: The Good Parts. They both get into some concepts and features beneficial to developers who have a basic level of experience and want to dive deeper and gain a better understanding of...

Chris Bryant / July 14, 2015 / amazon, blogging, education, javascript, programming, updates / 0 Comments

Resuming a Career

About 15 years ago, I started working as a web developer. I taught myself some HTML, picked up some JavaScript and ASP, did some projects using PHP and MySQL. CSS was just coming into use, the mobile web was implemented with WML and WAP, and Web 2.0 was emerging. I worked for a handful of small web hosting and internet...

Chris Bryant / July 12, 2015 / career development, computer science, education, programming / 0 Comments

What I Learned from Woz

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to see Steve Wozniak speak at the OSU Stillwater campus. A lot of what he talked about is in his autobiography (which I highly recommend, along with Pirates of Silicon Valley and Triumph of the Nerds, both of which include Woz and give some insight into the early days of personal computing.) It was great...

Chris Bryant / May 3, 2015 / education, entrepreneurship, programming / 0 Comments

Making Progress

So I started this blog, and haven’t yet got into a habit of posting regularly, but I’m going to change that. Of course, any new undertaking takes time. A lot of them fall to the wayside. Everyone has stalled or abandoned projects, or grand plans that never quite get anywhere. I think the thing to do is: just start. Yeah,...

Chris Bryant / April 28, 2015 / career development, education, programming, writing / 0 Comments