Dick Ward

From actor to programmer

Category: Coding

I Made a Game With Zombies in it!

Last weekend I created my first standalone project that I felt was worth showing off. It’s a multiple choice game with random elements that takes place in JavaScript alerts. It’s pretty simple, but it’s also pretty cool. ¬†Go ahead and play it, then come back for the breakdown.

Zombor: A Game by Dick Ward

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So Boom – I’m Learning Ruby

In order to pass the tests required of me to get into a bootcamp (I’ll go over my prep work and the reason I chose the school that I did in a future post), I was required to learn quite a bit of JavaScript. It’s the first language I’ve learned, aside from a little exposure to QBasic as a kid, and I was proud of how quickly I picked up on a lot of it. Flatiron doesn’t just focus on JavaScript though, they teach Ruby as well.

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Sure it’s a Cliche, but….. Hello World!

So here we are – right at the beginning. It’s the first post on a brand new blog that could really go in any number of directions. If you’re reading this, one of two things is probably true. The first and most likely possibility is that you know me and you’re just clicking on this to see what I’m up to. In that case, hiya! The second possibility is that this blog has gained some sort of popularity and you’re a total stranger to me that’s going back to the beginning of the blog to see where it all started. In that case, you get a ‘Hiya!’ as well.

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