December Update (Youtube and twitch.tv API project started)
The road of becoming a developer is often tough, and most of the time you feel that you are not doing enough. Last month I hit a mental block where I just can’t do algorithms for 2,3 hours a day anymore. So, I took a rest. The algorithms do not scare me, the fact that some day I will go through technical interview and getting “scored” by other devs does.
Embedding those two into webpage was kind of easy, but I realized that I need to find a way to get JSON from youtube’s server then append all those data into HTML code. This becomes the biggest challenge for me. I started to comb through youtube’s DATA api V3 document , as well as watching online tutorials about all the ways you can get JSON data from server using HTTP request.
Then I saw this on reddit:
I think that I need to go back to the basic, learning all these before I continue to dig into my project. I got so many helpful answers on reddit, which I am really grateful. The programming community is awesome.
Most importantly , I’ve found my learning pace again. I can code 2-3 hours a day, without getting burnt out and still having that passion to code the next day. this is really critical when it comes to learning programming on your own.
- https://new.reddit.com/r/ProgrammerHumor/comments/a4a0uf/tried_not_to_cry_cried_a_lot/ (in depth explanation about the line of code I was missing/I don’t understand)
- project page: https://github.com/zhouxiang19910319/trick2g_site (version 1)
- project page: https://github.com/zhouxiang19910319/trick2g_site_2 (version 2)
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