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Back at it …

December 30, 2015

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(really must spend a little more time with The HOuse, though…) It’s helpful in my teacher role to be spending this time in the learner role, which is a little bit like the student role except that one has the constraints of a classroom and teacher and syllabus and what have you. There is no […]

Inching closer

December 29, 2015

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(Yup, I’m hesitating right now before jumping off the 10M diving board of making a list of scores.   Well, as we said in the Water Safety Instructor class at the U of Delaware, which had a huge ceramic tile image of the mascot — “blue hen” — at the shallow end, “Look at the […]

Magic, magic!

December 29, 2015

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I was stuck (like, all-day-hours-and-nuthin-to-show) and went to the sink at 5:00 and said, “okay, I need some magic to get me unstuck.”  Magic answered, “Go back to your desk and give it another try.”   And I went back and got unstuck.   Except now I have to take the things that are unstuck […]

Wet cold and windy

December 28, 2015

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I *hope* it’s still cold in front of my all new expensive windows because it’s blowing 40mph winds out there, not because well, they installed the windows and ended up compromising the old insulation. Note to self:   when I make *my* tutorial, when Shared Preferences happen, it will be with ONE THING the first […]

WIsh I knew

December 23, 2015

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TIme to figure out how to end the game and keep high score!   So when you make a mistake, I want mistake1 to make the first ring buoy image (that represents your “lives” — if we’ve thrown all 3 of ’em overboard, then we’re not allowed to keep sailing.   OF course we don’t […]

Taste of Elegance ;)

December 22, 2015

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Yippppeee!!!!   It worrrkkkeed!!!! The app is progressing… and so is my skill level.  For the first time in my life, I had a method “return” an object 🙂   It’s just something that I had a lot of trouble grasping… and I’m sure it won’t be my favorite thing but … I feel so […]

Pluggin’ along :)

December 22, 2015

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Yay!   Just figured out a new Custom View so that I can show animation and leave the little bars showing the problem alone.   (I also posted my “runnable” that I figured out as a solution to my problem on StackOverflow, which I’m on day 53 consecutive, and where I *still* can’t answer questions […]