In-Class Resources

10/29/2015: Programming Relay Race

posted Oct 24, 2015, 7:05 AM by John O'Connor

Today's class is going to introduce you to outside resources and how to get more practice in your programming skills.

intructions:
  1. Split into teams of 4.
  2. Sign up for an account on CodeWars.com (each team member, not as a group.
  3. Each team member will self-assess and choose a skill level which they thing accurately represents them.
  4. Once everyone is signed up, the professor will mark the beginning of the race.
  5. Starting with the person with the most beginner level chosen, being completing exercises in the CodeKata website one person at a time.
  6. Team members can cheer on their team mates, but cannot offer answers or advice to the student.
  7. Once one team member has finished that exercise, shout your team name and rank so the teacher can record the leaderboard.  Then, move to the next "lowest" and continue.
  8. Go in 15-minute timed rounds, with the team scoring the highest in 15 minutes declared the winner.
  9. At the end of the evening, the team with the highest score (most exercises solved) gets 5 points extra credit in the class for each student on the team.

10/22/2015

posted Oct 22, 2015, 2:14 PM by John O'Connor

The RSS feed data for the regex example can be found below:

RSS feed data

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