One of the first applications I built when l started learning JavaScript was a simple matching game where the player has to find all the matching tiles to win. The game includes a timer and player rating. This is a great project to start off with because it makes substantial…


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I was recently gifted a set of tarot cards and, as I educated myself about what the cards meant and the types of readings available, I started mulling over ways that I could build a digital tarot card application. After coding a bit with vanilla JavaScript, I was curious about…


Two things I’ve been doing a lot of lately is coding and reading for pleasure. What better way to combine the two than by making a book quotes app using JavaScript?! Enter BookQuotes, an application built with vanilla JavaScript and a Rails API.

What I wanted the app to do


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Tech plays an important role in the practice of law. In litigation, especially, it is standard practice to use software and/or the web to research cases, to review documents, and to maintain case calendars. But what specific value can a programmer add to a legal team? There is a somewhat…


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One of my goals as a new programmer is to write code that is both functional and clear. Clearly written code has the double benefit of being easier for other developers to follow and saving me from typing more than I need to! In Ruby, thanks to the language’s flexibility…

Curtis Arnold

Web developer and lawyer

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