Day 35 of MakerSquare.
Morning: lesson on node.js and gelato. We got a quick and dirty introduction to node, its asynchronicity, and the Express.js framework. In the span of the class, we
- Installed node.js and npm, the Node package manager
- Registered API keys with Facebook and Twitter
- Ran our first node.js server
- Ate homemade gelato - cookie dough flavor!
- Poked around the Jade page renderer
- Ran a node.js server to collect our Twitter stream
- Played Bomberman, as built with node.js
- Built a chat server
Afternoon: Mars Attracts! Displays the weather for the departure location. Next steps will be styling, adding Martian weather, build Easter eggs, and other stuff.