Author Archives: Sebastian

Week 26 – OOP

Weekly Learning This week we continue learning Java. Again, it’s a week were I’m trying to battle between what I am familiar with (weakly typed languages), and what we’re learning. I really like the immediate feedback of typed and compiled … Continue reading

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Week 25 – Software Design

Weekly Learnings This is my first time with I’ve used eclipse. From my brief exposure to Java, I realize this is a very popular both IDE and language. I’m more use to thinner IDE’s such as sublime Text or Atom. … Continue reading

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Week 24 – Database Final Learnings

Weekly Learnings This is the final week for the class. There are a few things that I wish we had worked more on. Systems like Hadoop, MongoDB and Cassandra would have been very interesting to explore and valuable in today’s … Continue reading

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Week 22 – Transactions and Locks

Weekly Learning Interesting week going over transaction and locks. All very new material for me, and I’ve had to read and reread some of it to make sure I’m actually understanding it. The assignment itself wasn’t that hard, but there … Continue reading

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Week 21 – Indexes and B-Trees

Weekly Learning This week we took a fairly deep dive into indexing, the strategies behind it, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. This is by far the densest topic that we’ve covered so far. Again, I have to refer … Continue reading

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