CS 373 Fall 2021 Blog 8
What did you do this past week?
I had a midterm in one of my business courses this past week, so I studied hard for that. I also worked on the second phase of the SWE project with my group. I traveled back to home for the weekend, and I spent some time with my family and friends.
What’s in your way?
There is nothing much in my way right now. I just need to manage my time wisely, and I should be able to finish all the work that was assigned to me.
What will you do next week?
Next week, I will work on finishing up the front end requirements for the second phase of the SWE project. I will also be working on assignments for other classes.
If you read it, what did you think of the Paper #8: Liskov Substitution Principle?
I believe that I read an article similar to this in Object-Oriented Programming last semester. I liked how there was a small connection in between the reading this week and the previous week. The Open-Closed principle connects to this because it both focuses on problems in regards to future code changes and derivations of the current classes. The examples shown in the papers were very insightful.
What was your experience of comprehensions, generators, and yield? (this question will vary, week to week)
The information covered in this past week was very helpful. Most of these topics were new information for me aside from generators. Yields are an interesting tool, and it definitely has multiple applications. I am not too familiar with its potential Java equivalent, so I may take a look into that.
What made you happy this week?
I went back home to visit my parents and friends. It was fun to spend time with them. It was also a great way to relieve some of the stress I had over the last couple of weeks with interviews and midterms.
What’s your pick-of-the-week or tip-of-the-week?
My tip of the week is to try the Pomodoro technique. It is a technique used to manage working with breaks. You pretty much split your time into intervals of around 25–30 minutes. During these intervals of times, you will only work without any other distractions. After that, you can take a 5–10 minute break. You can continue to do this until all your work is done. These time intervals can be changed as well if it feels too long or short. I think it is a great strategy to manage your time, and I recommend trying it a couple times.