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Creating a Twitter Clone: Part 1, “The Timeline”

There are a few main components to making your own post-based timeline app. I started taking an interest in Vue.js when I found out that it was the easiest JavaScript framework to use. Then I checked out a few tutorials on YouTube to see how it all fit together. Here's what I found. You basically … Continue reading Creating a Twitter Clone: Part 1, “The Timeline”

Uploading your app to the Google Play Store

First, you should've already signed up for an Android Developer account and logged into the Google Play Console to get a Google App Signing/Upload key, which is a topic for another blog… Also, every time you update your app, you MUST update your version code or the app upload won't work when you get to … Continue reading Uploading your app to the Google Play Store

K-Means Clustering (Data Science: Unstructured Machine Learning Example)

For all of the details, you can get a paid Pro subscription plan from Codecademy. Here are the basics: Clustering is the most well-known unsupervised learning technique. It finds structure in unlabeled data by identifying similar groups, or clusters. It's an Unsupervised method of Machine Learning, which means that your data isn't labeled beforehand. You … Continue reading K-Means Clustering (Data Science: Unstructured Machine Learning Example)

The 3 tools that took my Google Analytics data to the next level

If you're new to Google Analytics, then you'll definitely need to know how to use these three tools in order to get the most out of your data: referral exclusions regular expressions (regex) User Explorer Referral Exclusions If you're not using referral exclusions, then your source/medium data can get distorted. For example, say that your … Continue reading The 3 tools that took my Google Analytics data to the next level

How Data Helped me Lose a Pound a Day

The short version: my diet and exercise data guided me to two fat-burning practices: reaching a caloric deficit (Only consuming ~ 1,400 daily calories instead of the normal 2,000) doing medium to medium-high intensity cardio for at least 1 hour (I burn anywhere from 250-550 calories on a bike. This means that my daily net … Continue reading How Data Helped me Lose a Pound a Day