Announcing Two New Non-Credit Classes at Clark College

I’m happy to announce two new exciting “non-credit” courses that are being offered this Fall through Clark College that I wanted you to know about! Develop Web Pages Using HTML & CSS Level 1 – The first section of this course starts on October 12, 2020, and runs for 3 weeks. Classes are on ZoomContinue reading “Announcing Two New Non-Credit Classes at Clark College”

That Makes 11 Microsoft MTA’s

Today I completed my eleventh Microsoft Certified Technology Associate (MTA) exam. The test was the “Introduction to Programming Using Python (Exam 98-381). This exam focussed on the following: Perform Operations using Data Types and Operators Control Flow with Decisions and Loops Perform Input and Output Operations Document and Structure Code Perform Troubleshooting and Error HandlingContinue reading “That Makes 11 Microsoft MTA’s”

And I’m Back

I’m delighted to be part of Clark College for another year. This marks my fourth year at the college teaching web development. Here’s a list of all the courses that I have taught: Intro to Programming and Problem Solving with Python (CTEC 121) HTML Fundamentals (CTEC 122) JavaScript (CTEC 126) Business Web Practices (CTEC 165)Continue reading “And I’m Back”

Using the Slack API with Python – A Simple Example

Here is a simple Python program that can be used to: Test the API Get a list of Slack Users Get a list of Slack Channels Get information about a Slack Channel Post a message to Slack Channel Students in my Intro to Programming and Problems Solving class at Clark College learn how to buildContinue reading “Using the Slack API with Python – A Simple Example”

What I’m Teaching this Summer and Fall at Clark College

Registration for Clark College summer and fall quarters is now open! I’m teaching HTML Fundamentals (CTEC 122) this summer, and in the fall, Intro to Programming and Problem Solving (CTEC 121), PHP/MySQL (CTEC 127) and Business Web Practices (CTEC 165). If you are interested in taking any of these classes, please let me know. PleaseContinue reading “What I’m Teaching this Summer and Fall at Clark College”

I’m Bringing IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson to the Classroom

I am very happy to announce that students enrolled in my “Intro to Programming and Problem Solving” class at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington will be using IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson this week in class. Students will be building a language translation program and a tone analyzer program using the Python programming language. Many thanksContinue reading “I’m Bringing IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson to the Classroom”