Schedule

Schedule

Thursday, October 23

1414083600 Tech News Today
1414087200 Know How...
1414090800 Marketing Mavericks
1414096200 Coding 101
1414099800 Home Theater Geeks
1414105200 Tech News 2Night
1414107000 The Giz Wiz

Friday, October 24

1414170000 Tech News Today
1414173600 This Week in Law
1414180800 Android App Arena
1414191600 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, October 25

1414260000 The Tech Guy

Sunday, October 26

1414346400 The Tech Guy
1414360800 This Week in Tech

Monday, October 27

1414429200 Tech News Today
1414432800 Triangulation
1414438200 iPad Today
1414450800 Tech News 2Night

Tuesday, October 28

1414515600 Tech News Today
1414519200 MacBreak Weekly
1414526400 Security Now
1414533600 Before You Buy
1414537200 Tech News 2Night
1414540800 All About Android
1414549800 Padre's Corner

Wednesday, October 29

1414596600 FLOSS Weekly
1414602000 Tech News Today
1414605600 Windows Weekly
1414612800 This Week in Google
1414623600 Tech News 2Night
1414630800 Ham Nation

Thursday, October 30

1414688400 Tech News Today
1414692000 Know How...
1414695600 Marketing Mavericks
1414701000 Coding 101
1414704600 Home Theater Geeks
1414710000 Tech News 2Night
1414711800 The Giz Wiz

Friday, October 31

1414774800 Tech News Today
1414778400 This Week in Law
1414785600 Android App Arena
1414796400 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, November 1

1414864800 The Tech Guy

Most Recent Episodes

Ham Nation

Gordon West explains why use a dipole.

This Week in Google
Episode #272: Check Your Inbox October 22nd, 2014

Google looks to reinvent email with Inbox.

iFive for the iPhone

Vine updates, landscape mode app folder tricks

Tech News 2Night

Homeboy security cam, Microsoft's app Garage

Windows Weekly
Episode #385: President Spacey October 22nd, 2014

Updates for the Xbox One and Windows Technical Preview.

FLOSS Weekly
Episode #313: FenixEDU October 22nd, 2014

FenixEDU is a platform to manage data for education.

Tech News Today

Tim Cook visits with Chinese official after claims that China is harvesting iCloud logins.

Padre's Corner
Episode #11: Pandora's Promise October 21st, 2014

Documentary filmmaker Robert Stone, Nuclear Power, and

All About Android

A deep dive into all of Google's latest announcements around Lollipop and the new Nexus family.

Before You Buy

Leo Laporte reviews the Galaxy Note 4.

Coding 101 5

Somewhat Function(al)

February 20 2014

Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Shannon Morse

Guest: Lou Maresca

Welcome to Coding 101 - It's the TWiT show that gives YOU the knowledge to live in the wonderful world of the programmer. This week we are reviewing If (then) Else Statements and Functions. Check out our transcripts.

Reviewing If Else and Viewer Submissions

* Check out Ep 2 and 3 for how to download the IDE for Windows and Mac.

* Opening simple projects in Visual Studio Desktop: I was wondering why my project files weren't working correctly when I just chose to "Open File". Turns out, every time you open a new file in Visual Studio, it has to be tied to some project. So I was able to Open Project and choose the specific file that I wanted to play with. Since my Project will always try to build the file from first opened to last, I would end up having to attach two files together. I'm not quite at that experience level, so I'm attaching each new file to a new project.

* My example is similar to Lou's but I decided to play around with the color and the output from the console app. Mine takes user input and asks what the air speed velocity of a swallow is. If the text they type in is not an integer, it errors out. If it is, it asks them to print it on separate lines or all together. Then, it exits.

* "Relational Operators" - Code elements that let you compare two operators against a relationship.Those relational operators are:
"<" - Less Than
">" - Greater Than
">=" - Greater Than or Equal to
"<=" - Less that or Equal To
"==" - Equal To
"!=" - Not Equal To

Viewer Submissions!
From Matt and Joshua: My 8 year old son, Joshua, is really enjoying your Coding 101 show and he wanted to try writing a Tic Tac Toe game. He and I have spent the past couple of days coding and debugging a simple console based Tic Tac Toe game in C#. He also wanted to send you the code to look at and try. It is a very simple 2 player tic tac toe game with no AI, but it was a lot of fun to do. Thank you for doing this show.
Code is available in our GitHub Repository.

From SquareIguana:
First example.
A simple Example Using Coding 101 - C# - Episode 01 - Variables And Console.
I think we can do better than to show the boring old black console window, there are even sounds that can be described as musical notes in the example.
And the code is available here.

Second example.
A simple Example Using Coding 101 - C# - Episode 02 - While Loops
The first thing I think when talking about while loops is animations and games. And for games we need at least some ifs... so animation its a cool demonstration for this example.
Code is available here.

Find the Code for ALL of our episodes HERE!

Ivory Tower

A Function is a code element that allows you to encapsulate a piece of code that can be then "called" by other parts of your program.

Functions are VERY useful anytime you have piece of code that needs to be repeated or called at multiple times in the execution of your code.

Defining a Function
Functions in C# are definted in the following manner:

()

{

}

Access Level: Functions can be public or private and a few other types that determine what can "see" the function

Return: The type of data that the function will return. If the function doesn't return any data, simply use "void" (also, "int" "string" etc)

Method Name: The name of the function, this is the name that will be used when the function is called

Method Parameters: This is the data that the function RECIEVES for use in it's encapsulated code.

Example
public int answer(int a, int b)

{

int c = a + b;

return c;

}

Get in Touch With Us!

* Subscribe and get Coding 101 automatically at TWiT.tv!
* Follow PadreSJ and Snubs on Twitter.
* Watch the show live and join the chatroom every Thursday at 1:30pm PST.
* Email us at Padre@twit.tv and Shannon@twit.tv.
* Join our Google+ Community!

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/code.

Bandwidth for Coding 101 is provided by Cachefly.

Running time: 51:25