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”
Here is a simple example of calling the IBM Weather Company REST API using Python. The program asks for a US ZIP code and then displays some of the data. A perfect program for an intro to programming class. Also, on GitHub.
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”
Here is a very simple example using Python of calling the IBM Watson Language Translation Service. Feel free to use and modify the code as needed. You will need an IBM Bluemix account in order to use the translation service.
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 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”
For the winter quarter I will be teaching the following courses at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington: CTEC 121: Intro to Programming and Problem Solving (Python) – 5 credits CTEC 122: HTML Fundamentals (HTML/HTML5/CSS) – 4 credits CTEC 127: PHP/MySQL 1 – 5 credits If you are interested in taking any of these classes please letContinue reading “Here’s what I am teaching this winter at Clark College”