By Noah S., Age 16 Web-scraping is exactly what it sounds like. Scraping the web for specific stuff, determined by the engineer. For example, instead of copy and pasting every book on a library website into a spreadsheet, a web-scraper can programmatically find every book title and paste it into an arraylist. The engineer then… Continue reading Web-Scraping and Its Uses
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Coding Battleship with Game Theory
By Noah S., Age 16 Game theory is actually not the name of a youtube channel. It is, but that term is actually derived off a complex study called “Game Theory”. Game theory is the study of interactions between intelligent “things”. Whether this thing is a human, AI, or some other kind of rational thinking… Continue reading Coding Battleship with Game Theory
How Does Google Maps Work?
By Noah S., age 16 Hi! Today I’m going to be explaining graph theory, a complex algorithm used almost exclusively in object oriented languages that shines when you want to know the shortest path from something to another thing. Some applications include finding the shortest route to a location, the smallest number of moves to… Continue reading How Does Google Maps Work?
Anvil: A New Standard for Python Web Development?
By Camille D, age 16 Create comprehensive websites simply by dragging and dropping, using Anvil – a Python-based service that takes a multifaceted approach to full-stack web development. Even with other platforms such as Squarespace and Weebly dominating the ecosystem of drag and drop-based web development, Anvil provides a direct path for users to not… Continue reading Anvil: A New Standard for Python Web Development?
Publishing on the App Store: A Journey Part One
By Ethan S., Age 15 The App Store is the crown jewel of Apple’s gated tech community. I wondered what it was like to publish on the App Store and decided the only good way to know would be firsthand experience. So I set out on my journey to… Continue reading Publishing on the App Store: A Journey Part One
My Analysis of Mine Sweeper Algorithms
By Laker N., age 14 CodeWars is an online collection of programming challenges ranked by difficulty. It’s community driven, meaning that, though the problems require thinking, they are satisfying to complete. One problem on CodeWars that caught my attention was “Mine Sweeper” by the user myjinxin2015, a prolific creator and the second highest holder of… Continue reading My Analysis of Mine Sweeper Algorithms