Author: Laurence

Bali Code Class 4 and COVID-19

01/06/2020 0

Unfortunately, the global pandemic has interupted the Bali Code Class initiative. Great progress was being made with ‘graduates’ of the class finding employment in building websites and apps for third parties. According to one of the owners of the Slukat Learning Centre: Gusti Agung Ayu Mas Pramitasari ayu.pramitasari@cdu.edu.au the class has now been closed. We…

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Bali Code Class 3

01/06/2020 0

Since the original class, a number of additional cohorts have been involved in learning coding. Importantly, this has been sustained by drawing upon local teachers from industry and Slukat Learning Centre alumni who have their own coding business (special thanks to ‘Mang Solin’). Students have made connections with industry and have gone on to learn…

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Bali Code Class 2

01/06/2020 0

The class was initially run over a few days in December 2018 at the Slukat Learning Center in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. There were around 20 students. We learned about programming languages, web development and produced a web page, complete with graphics. It was a wonderful experience to see so many talented and enthusiastic Balinese youth…

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Matrix Rain – Sort of

01/06/2020 0

Here is the code from a simple windows .bat file that is floating around the Net for Matrix Rain. @echo offcolor 02:startecho %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%%random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%goto…

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Locate Missing Project Files

30/05/2020 0

Problem: A project file does not load when loading a solution. Example message: The project file could not be loaded. Could not find a part of the path ‘C:\XXX X XXX Solution: Load the project folder view, and open file from this location. Use ‘switch views’ in Solution Explorer tab ribbon.

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ICT Jobs Soar

20/05/2020 0

The following is an extract from an Australian Computer Society article: At the time of global pandemic: ICT professionals are the most in-demand workers across the country, according to figures released by the Australian Government today. For the month of April 2020, Australia registered 5,600 online job ads for IT workers, the Labour Market Information…

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My Load: Workloads Software Development

18/05/2020 1

As some of you who read this site will know, I have been developing software that tracks and records our workload. This app is currently designed for the university sector but could be modified to suit other settings. Technologies C# MS SQL Workload Measurement Units Both EFTSL and Hours. Automatic conversion between both. The conversion…

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