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2023

HDX Today Share Link Fixed!

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These past two weeks have been exciting! This past weekend was Family Weekend here at Hendrix, so we had a concert for choir, orchestra, and wind ensemble! I...

Wrapping up Cultivating Competencies!

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This week I have been working hard to get my time management under wraps with the school year and have been working on blocking out my time again. There has ...

21st Birthday, More Projects!

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Wow! I’m 21! I have a lot of updates to give, though of course I can’t give much detail. I went out to Dave & Busters with my friends and had a great tim...

First Summer Month Review

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Happy Memorial Day! A lot of stuff has been happening this month and, honestly, I forgot that I was supposed to keep my blog posts going this month and thoug...

Tempest Winds: Polishing Things Up

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This past week has been busy all around, but I was able to get a few things done regarding Tempest Winds still. Also, my choir concert was last night, and it...

A Working Game!

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These past couple of weeks we have done a lot of work on the game, I have been working hard at Acxiom, and I have been getting caught up on my homework.

Progress on ‘The Friend’s’ room

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Allergies! Are! Terrible! This past week or so my allergies have been acting up again, so my eyes have been getting puffy, It’s been hard to breath, hard to ...

6 Games Created in Tempest Winds

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This past week was pretty productive on both the Tempest Winds project and the website project at Acxiom. I am enjoying the fact that the weather has gotten ...

Starting Back on Tempest Winds

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This past week wasn’t incredibly productive, but I did work on getting caught up everywhere I could. First of all, it was a 3 day weekend! Sadly though, I ha...

We Still Hate Analytics…

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Another week down, and it has been quite a productive one! I have been enjoying work immensely, and I have been taking needed time to myself. This has given ...

Analytics (Sort of) Works!

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The past two weeks have been very eventful, school got canceled a couple of times due to an ice storm, one of my team members left at work and he left me a c...

2023, A Year of Optimism and Improvement

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Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but since school has started back up it’s time to start these back up again. First and foremost, the b...

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2022

Wowie a blog post!

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The past few weeks have been pretty good. We are in the final stretch of the semester and I just had a great Thanksgiving break. There was a lot of relaxing ...

The New Game Begins!

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With Cultivating Competencies out of the way, we have now begun work on a game for the Windgate Museum. We have a lot of ideas and have brought some to our c...

Let’s Finish This!

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We work to finish Cultivating Competencies. A ton of progress is made! Now, we just need people to play it.

Prep For Final Week Before October

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This week has been an extremely productive one! I got a ton of homework/projects done. Family weekend was this week. We got out a demo of Cultivating Compete...

First Few Weeks Back in School

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Shirttails! School started! D&D club stuff! Disco Tray Studios meetings! Back to work on Cultivating Competencies! Continuing my internship! These past ...

Orientation

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This past week I was an Orientation Leader! I also kept going with my internship! The school year is about to start! Orientation Orientation was a ton of f...

Play Make Learn

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First time in a plane! Haven’t been out of Arkansas in years! Meeting a lot of cool people! Oh my! This past week, Dr. Goadrich, Ian, and I all went up to M...

Initiate Project Git

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This week was exciting! My manager was in town, I began work on a project that will affect my entire team, and I prepared for the “Play Make Learn” Education...

Wrapping Up July w/ a Meeting

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This past week was full of a lot of research as I prepared to be in a meeting for starting back off the Git project. Some of my time was spent on working on ...

Looking to Improve my Team

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Things were a lot more about doing what I was interested in this past week, so I kept myself busy however I wanted. This included looking on how to improve o...

How Daytime Support Went.

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Last week I was on Daytime support, and it went well. There were a few problems, but a coworker helped me out and made sure I wasn’t doing anything wrong. Al...

Taking Initiative at Acxiom

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Sometimes, your hobbies can be just as important as your skills in the workplace. During my time at Acxiom, I have had D&D come up in conversation with m...

My First Projects!

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Happy Fourth! Tomorrow is my birthday! These last few weeks have been very busy as I have been traveling between Clarksville and Conway a lot and then also I...

A Ton to Learn

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This week has been a lot of independent learning about various Acxiom things. Acxiom Internship Sometimes things are slow and that’s okay. I didn’t have an...

Second Week Down!

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An exhausting week after the long weekend and a lot of moving/unpacking. Acxiom Internship Last week was pretty exciting! We started off the week with Memo...

First Week at Acxiom!

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This past week was exciting but also tiring. I started my internship at Acxiom, but I also moved into summer housing. Summer housing was a lot of effort to m...

May Update, Pre internship

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This is a long post, but keep in mind that you can use the Table of Contents on the right! General Life Updates This month has been pretty good overall! I ...

Climate Goes Political World View?!

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I had a really fun Spring Break! I went camping for the first time and fully relaxed as much as I could. I have been dealing with some mental issues but this...

Eclipse Demo Ready!

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I have had a relaxed week so far. I needed time to myself to reset, but now that I have, I am feeling much better and ready to work. From this last Monday un...

Started on Year 1 & Visual Studio Code

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Less Stress This past week has been the least stressful week I’ve had in a while. I really got to focus on my classes and DiscoTray projects with ease. Hope...

Starting on Cultivating Competencies

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Happy belated Valentine’s day! Last week I got pretty stressed with my classes and work, but I made it through it. I am trying to think of ways to better rel...

@itsmaya is now up!

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This week we finished bug-fixing @itsmaya to get it to a good enough place to put it up on its own itch.io page. After I got that up I went to updating the D...

Breakthrough on Astronomical Bodies

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This week felt very productive, but also very stressful as I tried to catch up on all of my classes. Homework seemed to be pouring out of my classes and I ha...

First Week Back at Hendrix

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This was a stressful week for me, so I didn’t get much done on the games at all. In our meeting last Wednesday I worked with Ian to have everything that he d...

New Year New Theme

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Since the New Year I have been working on finding a new blog theme. The old one just didn’t look good to me and I thought it was time to get something more p...

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2021

End of Year Update

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A lot has been going on this past month. Much work has been done to both @itsmaya and Climate Goes Political. For a list of updates, scroll to the “-={Compre...

CSCI340Lab 9 Effort

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What were the easiest parts of the tutorial? I honestly don’t think there where any easy parts. What were confusing parts of the tutorial? Most of it. It wa...

CSCI340 SW Reflection

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When working on this project with the rest of the Solar Eclipse team, we ended up doing many important things, learning a lot of skills, and making a ton of ...

CSCI340 Meeting 3

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Meeting 3 went almost as good as we could hope for! Dr. Wright was very pleased with the look of the website and the systems that we have in place currently....

New @itsmaya Capital System

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This week I focused on @itsmaya, and took a bit of a mental break after I achieved what I wanted. I made new assets for the game. These include: 5 emotion ic...

Two More Games Published!

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This past week we finished up Astronomical Bodies and Climate Goes Political and I put them up on the Disco Tray Studios itch.io page.

CSCI340 Client Meeting 2

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Our second client meeting went well. We got together a Moqups page and Dr. Wright liked what we had so far. She had some small changes that she wanted made a...

A Whole Lot of Progress!

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Happy Halloween!! This has been an eventful week! ChemSim: Added missing sounds to the Volume Mixer, Fixed names, changed buttons to toggle instead of just s...

Quick progress on ChemSim!

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This week I focused on ChemSim at first. After Ian was done with the initial creation of the tables, I worked on the updated UI that would accompany it. I ad...

Lab 8: Entity Framework

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When I was working with the Razor Pages I thought that it all seemed pretty simple and straight forward, just like last time. The tutorial was easy, explaine...

Astronomical Bodies is UP!

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This week we finished up Astronomical Bodies. It is now up on itch.io. I worked on fixing bugs, and then worked on putting the game up on itch.io. I spent a ...

Astro Bodies Update __

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This week has been a lot busier than I expected. I tried to put aside time to work on Astronomical bodies, but I simply didn’t have much to give. This week I...

Lab 7: ASP.NET Razor Pages

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When I was working with the Razor Pages I thought that it all seemed pretty simple and straight forward. The tutorial was easy, explained everything well, an...

AstroBodies Is Getting better

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Ian and I have been putting in a lot of effort to polish up Astronomical Bodies this past week. I made it to where the textboxes show the number for each bod...

Lab 5: Data Modeling

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Write a post on your Jekyll GitHub blog that discusses the assumptions you made to convert your scenario into this data modeling framework. Include with your...

Astronomical Bodies Gave Me a Headache

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This was a tough week. I overcommitted. Let me explain. So, this past week I started back at work at Walmart Neighborhood Market and took on three days of wo...

Lab 4: Jekyll Modification

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After creating a Jekyll blog it is important to know how to customize it and have the blog you want.

Meeting Time

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The meetings went good this week. Everyone had plenty to say about the games. Now we have a good idea about what needs to be done, what should have priority,...

Introduction Post

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Setting up a Jekyll Blog Before the Rest of the Class Wasn’t Easy

Start Rolling the Ball!

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Last week was the start of many things. We contacted all of our Game Dev partners to set up meetings for this next week, and we had a meeting with the Web De...

First Week of School

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The first week of school was a bit overwhelming if I’m going to be honest. There was a lot of learning when it came to both Disco Tray Studios and CSCI 340. ...

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