How well do you think the course conveyed those takeaway:


What did you do this past week?

I worked with my group on the last phase of the project. It took use a bit but we learned how to use d3 with React, and I have been enjoying making visualizations using it. It seems pretty powerful and useful for representing data. I especially like how easy it…


What did you do this past week?

This week has been pretty light in comparison to the last couple weeks. Since there wasn’t anything major due this week, I was able to relax a bit more. …


What did you do this past week?

I spent the week working with my group on phase 3 of the project. We were able to get filtering working in the backend and frontend. We spent some time researching Algolia, a company that provides searching tools, and ended up using the React InstantSearch library. …


What did you do this past week?

I started off the week by finished up Phase 2 of the project. It was a little tight but we were able to finish in time. Other than that, I spent about 30 minutes before each class reviewing the material in preparation for the quizzes. …


What did you do this past week?

I spent most of this week tackling the first phase of the project with my group. I spent the beginning of the week trying to figure out AWS and its systems. We ran into many issues during the setup process, but eventually after debugging, we were able to consistently deploy…


What did you do this past week?

On Monday and Tuesday, I added some final touches to the Collatz project before submitting it. I just had to change my cache implementation to speed up the algorithm enough for it to pass all 3 tests on HackerRank, and since I had already done this project in a different…


What did you do this past week?

Outside of class, I mostly just practiced Python in preparation for the Collatz project by looking at some of my previous code. I also read the makefile paper.

What’s in your way?

I don’t have anything in my way currently.

What will you do next week?

I first want to learn Docker and get my environment setup. While I would…


Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Iowa, and moved to Texas about 6 years ago.

What was your favorite extracurricular activity in high school?

I enjoyed doing cinematography using primarily Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro for school projects and just for fun outside of school. I moved over to photography towards the end of high school. …


How well do you think the course conveyed those takeaways?

The course conveyed those ideas strongly for me. Regarding testing, I have gotten much better at implementing good and effective unit tests as well as remembering to test throughout the development process, not just at the end. This helped reducing time spent debugging. As for the topics, such as the…

Sriram Alagappan

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