Tag: cs internship

Agile coaching to help bright interns work in a collaborative environment and improve their performance

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

I have had the great opportunity to coach very smart interns about agile methodologies in our Summer Internship Hackaton. This is the first time I introduce Agile to developers with very little experience in that methodology, and it’s exciting to see results within just a week of work. In the first day of the internship, I gave a … Continued

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Django Invites and Demo

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today’s work centered around the community invites. While Andres worked on the “Join” and “Leave” features of the community page, the whole team collectively swarmed the invite to community capability. This user story especially gave us trouble because of the different logic paths that could occur depending on whether the email invitee had an existing … Continued

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chris

Django Invitations and Email Sending

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hello! Today, we came face-to-face with another monster, similar to last sprint’s ordeal with custom email verification. While Claire and Jenny wrapped up the image uploading, John and I began researching different ways to implement community invitations, from a separate form page to enter email addresses to a pop-up modal form. After lunch, we rotated … Continued

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Summer Hackathon Day Six: Inception Deck and SEOQ Code

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Day Six: Today we had a standup reviewing what we got done last week and what we were going to attack this week. Pranav and I were going to create an Inception Deck but decided that we might need some help from the Traction Team, so Blake made the call to merge the two teams … Continued

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Using Django for User Registration and Email Verification

Using Django for User Registration and Email Verification

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Herndon, Virginia; Summer Internship Hackathon We started the day off on a short sprint meeting for the “day-long sprint,” with our user stories and tasks written on notecards which were later pinned to a kanban board. After identifying the difficulty levels of the user stories and discussing the definition of done for each of them, … Continued

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Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Jessie Shen

Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Jessie Shen

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Well, today was our day one of sprint one! We organized into groups – I’m a part of the Traction team, along with Farhan, Sydney, and Kunal. We received a list of tasks and started to work on them. Much of the day was spent using creative energy to come up with names, pitches, and identifying … Continued

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Day 1 Summer Hackathon John Nugyen

Day 1 Summer Hackathon John Nugyen

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today was a good first day. It was like the first day of school, excited to see people and find out what the next few weeks would be like. The food and free swag was pretty cool, and I enjoy the presence of everyone there. I learned how the workplace is going to flow and … Continued

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