christina695

1-day streak
regularly using inspect/console now to check why my code isn't working. Also, successfully added a second question to my website w an auto-generated answer, but the answer is displaying in the wrong place....
Connected a form I made in HTML to my javascript file
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worked w @tmb to download a json file he'd created from GitHub, and write some of my own javascript. (Separately, last night I made pumpkin manicotti from scratch to welcome friends who just moved to my town.)
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Wrote some basic functions in JavaScript. Also, followed up on our AMA by writing a long email to Gwynne Shotwell about Hack Club
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practiced some CSS this morning, including the box model, with padding, height, width and ids
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here's the first of probably a bunch of simple websites I'll be shipping in coming days as I practice some basics of css and github
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trying to build my first project w JS, but realized i had to go back to review some css basics like divs and classes which was great. But then got stuck creating a repo on GitHub and things got crazy 🤯
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Ran a coding club for two 11 year olds in my town, and helped them build their first websites in html and css
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spent some time looking at a friend's code and tried to figure out how Vercel worked. . . also met Gwynne Shotwell!
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just practicing writing JS code right now
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practiced === ternary operators, truthy falsy, || and some other javascript conditionals but I haven't applied them yet in a project so that's next
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Created a GitHub repo and pushed my code; got my latest site online, and my first interactive site with javascript christina.cool/runners (it doesn't do anything right now)
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wrote some code. it's problematic.
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Site so far, with input boxes and a submit button, plus the data in the google form
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The v cool @msw showed me how to connect my code to a Google form. Plus, I formatted it and it looks way nicer (tx @aditya1rawat)
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Building a site with a form... making headway but I know the code is a mess atm....! 🤯
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👻 Happy Halloween 🎃
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working on building a bmi calculator
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Watching our the next.js event on YouTube w Lachlan
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Starting my first JavaScript project, using HTML, css and script.js files
Zach Day! 🎂 You're the best to work with and a huge inspiration. Wishing you big, crazy year!!! Happy Birthday @zrl !!!!
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Autumn hike in my town in Vermont
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Building a magic 8 ball with control flow in JavaScript, but still getting error codes. . . .
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wrote some code using Switch statements in JavaScript and finished another level in Codacademy
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building some Else If statements in JavaScript and getting better every day. Kinda excited to start a project
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Reviewed w a friend some JavaScript concepts like if/else and variables and operators--which was great. Going to finish @fayd workshop tmrw and start my own first project soon,
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writing functions to build my clock; linking CSS to my JavaScript file
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really lovin' @fayd clock-building workshop
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Woo hoo! Finished the splatter paint workshop (thanks @zrl for getting me through the VSCode issues)
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Just enjoying the Fall in Vermont
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Thanks JavaScript! I successfully used Ternary Operators, if/else, to tell myself to vote for Joe Biden
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Wrote a couple new lines of code for the first time, including function and Math.floor
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attempting Hack Club's Splatter paint workshop...
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practiced rewriting a JavaScript tutorial on building a tip calculator
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I spent an hour thinking about coding after Lachlan explained to me how he used JavaScript's truthy/falsy to build different features at Hack Club Bank. Something clicked, and I finally understood what a programmer does and how cool and limitless the world becomes when you know how to build w code.
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Did a tutorial on truthy and falsy and found it confusing.
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checked out the new CSS workshop by @sampoder -wow
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built a button in javascript by looking at how @abby did it thank you! (the top code is hers. The bottom code is my trying "if", "else" statements which totally did not work
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updated my blog "Learning to Code" on my website christina.cool with small step-by-step instruction on integrating VSCode with GitHub to publish a website. 1 thing i'm excited i finally nailed down was getting photos from my desktop onto my website.
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Practiced some really nice "if" "then" conditional statements in JavaScript at the instruction of my cat, but Codacademy is giving me an error!
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I'm doing a lot of fundraising this week so I didn't do much coding yesterday or today. This morning, I was applying to a Melinda Gates grant.
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Wrote a few more lines of code today
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calculated ages in dog years in JavaScript. And yesterday (altho i forgot to post 😞 and lost my streak) I figured out how to add JavaScript to my existing websites by adding a .js file to my console and adding a line to my index file that looks something like this: src="/script.js">/script
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finished my first JavaScript project in Codacademy. It actually took me 2 weeks, but i'm beginning to get it
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I'm following @matthew Splatter Paint workshop. Something's not right, tho bc nothing is displaying....
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Got to YouTube video #6 on an Intro to JavaScript series I'd otherwise really liked, but I got totally stuck and confused. Tmrw I'm going to try something new....
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Sent out Hack Club’s newsletter and engaged in an epic battle against hundreds of tomatoes in my garden
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Writing a few lines in JavaScript/
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Moved over to Free Code Camp and it's much better
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Following a YouTube tutorial on JavaScript and I finished the fourth video and wrote a line of code
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Spent the morning watching a series of JavaScript tutorials that were very cool
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Love that moment when I'm 2 hours in and I see I still have 99% of the codecademy course to go......
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Worked on lets and vars in JavaScript this morning. Here’s one of my favorite photos of the summer- w friends on Lake Champlain
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Created a variable in JavaScript...... that's it there....
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JavaScript: Learning about string concatenation, properties, and methods and builtin objects. Got stuck on .ceil....
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Starting the JavaScript workshop in Codeacademy.....
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This morn, I did a deep read on GitHub, mostly on the wikipedia page, trying to understand different parts of it. I also reread my own learning to code blog at christina.cool, and practicing some website stuff like adding images, converting them from png to jpg and sizing them.
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Joined my first ship showcase! and am learning the process of buying a domain name and connecting it up my file host
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Practiced linking inside a page lia href="#lead" and also CSS today- I have 3 websites I'm building atm, and one I'm beginning to do collaboratively on GitHub, which is really exciting.
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Ran my first online Hack Club workshop yesterday w @sg69926, hosting and moderating on Zoom, while also screen-sharing the fundraising deck of my guest, Emily Ramshaw of the 19th News. Thanks to @dinaelhanan for prepping w me! This is one of Emily's slides- she has raised $9million this year, and I learned a lot listening to how she did it
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Later today, I'll build a presentation for my mini AMA w Emily Ramshaw on raising money. This morn, I added pages to my personal website, html and css
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Still spending the week building websites in HTML. Today, I played around with HMTL color picker and Google fonts, as well as padding and line height in the CSS
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Making improvements to my personal website and practicing html: Christina.cool
Friday I wrote my first line of Python in @dinaelhanan's workshop. Separately, I finished Intro to HTML course! I'm going to just build websites for a week but getting excited to move on to new things
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Hired a spokesperson for Hack Club
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Setting up my new home office - and taking good care of the Hack Club white board!
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Learned about semantic vs non-semantic html and practiced a few tags like section and embed Wondering if these tags are regularly used instead of divs?
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The only thing I made was these peach cobblers
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Practicing forms....
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Made some kale salad from my garden; and finished forms tutorial in Code academy
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Finished my first html form by adding text area; and am reading about validation now. christina.cool/forms-practice.
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Added a data list id to my forms at Christina.cool/forms-practice.com but couldn’t size the photo right
My friendship form grows w radio buttons!
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Road tripping DC 🇺🇸 to VT with my mom. 🚗 🌅
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Trying out some Javascript. Also, I'm starting my vacation 🏖️ by reading a new book about the history of Silicon Valley and I ❤️ having time to read!
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Started practicing JavaScript
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Codeacademy returns! Practice random table-making
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Just practicing CSS. 🤸‍♀️ Wondering if I'll hit my SOM goal of building something in Javascript......😮
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Having fun making websites and playing around with CSS- and also still building out my garden with more pretty flowers 💐 🌸 ☀️
Yay -learned how to put websites online and published 3!  1st took me 12min to open a repo, open the folder in VS Code editor, then commit and push on GitHub desktop; 2nd time took me 7 mins and 3rd time took me 2mins 47 seconds !!🔥
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Redoing my website and nailing down the entire flow from !DOCTYPE html to uploading ...
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Still getting to know VS Code editor. My cat made for a cuter photo tho.
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Tried and failed to go entirely through the flow of creating a basic website in VSCode editor, getting it onto GitHub and then onto my website. Ended up watching some beginner VSCode/GitHub videos but still pretty stuck. www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk12ELJ9Bww
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Practiced getting code onto website
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Finished my first ever garden
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Yay💃 built a beautiful simple website & got some amazing CSS lessons from @lachlanjc
Jumped off this waterfall in Warren, VT yesterday and also .......practiced forms in html
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updated my Learning to Code blog on christina.cool w my latest thinking on the beginners' journey to coding
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Learned some new CSS like “letter-spacing” and “padding”. Also, went to see an outdoor Dr. Seuss play in a Vermont field.
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Worked on rowspans this morning on my website. Couldn’t figure out how to span columns, tho. Argh!!
Building a schedule into my website
Figured out how to create and link my CSS file in VS Code editor- thanks Hack Club!!!
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still working on tables in VSCode... i did style them a little!
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Reading about Visual Studio Code and how to create a CSS
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Building my first table in html w my new vs code editor
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Just gettin so technical.....now using VS Code Editor and GitHub Desktop. W tutorials from @zrl & @lachlanjc and from the kitchen @msw thank you!
Working in html on file inputs. Definitely need to figure out link shortener for this photo!
Produced an AMA today with the Hack Club team and super host @rishi
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trying out the tutorial on inputs in html in codeacademy. and wondering if this is worth learning, or i should skip over it to the Javascript tutorials....
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Coded w @dinaelhanan and some #orpheus-legion members; added shadows and padding to my website; practiced CSS
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Finally, added images and links for My Books (a page on my personal website)
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Tiny "make": I shipped my website on #ship and I learned object-fit in CSS
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Styled my CSS - using the inspect button and the app colorslurp for the first time!
worked on divs in the CSS of a website I'm playing around with
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Learned how to upload one of my photos into my CSS, and make it a background image on my website with text over it
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My first scrapbook post ! Spent the morning playing w my CSS and my summer goal is to build something w JavaScript