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3+ yr. experience teaching students how to code in Java. Co-Founder and Director of iOS Development for VC++ Student Developers. Created a Lynda.com course for Python Standard Libraries. Experience with creating chatbots, Alexa skills, and virtual reality application. Fun, patient, and excited to show more people about the wonderful world of computer science!
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- 2 years experience
I learned Objective-C and Swift by reading a book and watching YouTube tutorials. Last year, I took an independent study, where I created a game called Where's Pierre. The game centers around a balloon who is lost from his owner Pierre. In this trivia and endless runner adventure, the player, as the balloon, must go through a series of countries and collect "hint" letters to find Pierre once again! Last year, I created VC++ Student Developers, a student-run organization where designers, programmers, and entrepreneurs come together to make things they are passionate about. As the Co-Founder, I'm responsible for leading multiple projects, including websites, mobile apps, and games. I am also the Director of iOS Development for VC++, meaning I specialize in working with several small groups to create iOS applications for the student community. I'm very passionate about iOS development and I can't wait to help you with your apps! See the code associated with the projects mentioned above on my GitHub page.
- 3 years experience
For the past two years, I've been a Computer Science Teaching Assistant for a Java introductory course at Vassar College. As a TA, I work one-on-one with students during weekly computer laboratories as well as in office hours to answer specific questions on assignments and elaborate on broad topics, such as algorithms and data structures. I also assist supervising professors in other course-related work. I have also completed many projects in Java including a basic chatroom that employs a GUI client and a multi-threaded server and a Tic Tac Toe game with a Monte-Carlo based AI. Furthermore, I've created an application that uses a balancing binary search tree to store data and an iterable abstraction to retrieve data. It is complete with an original testing suite and custom API. In addition, I have also programmed a game called "Meteor Shower," which combines interesting enemy behavior, two transitional modes of play, and persistent player attributes in the deepest corners of the galaxy. This application also has a custom testing suite. In most of these programs, I used the NetBeans IDE and I'm very familiar with its debugger. Lastly, this year I created an online YouTube tutorial series called 30 Days of Code that takes viewers from installing a simple IDE to building data structures from scratch. I have experience building, testing, debugging, and repeating the whole process over and over again. I can debug your Java. See the code associated with the projects mentioned above on my GitHub page.
- 1 year experience
Although Java is very similar to C++, there are many differences. I learned these differences when I took a Graphics course at Vassar College. We used Visual Studio to create the Mandelbrot Set, a drawing application, a cycling robot, and a ray-tracing program. I've very familiar with C++ and the Visual Studio debugger. See the code associated with the projects mentioned above on my GitHub page.
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Katherine was very helpful. Good at explaining concepts.
Dec 19, 2015