Finally, Scribl is on at http://ec2-52-74-231-125.ap-southeast-1.compute.amazonaws.com, open to public users but since we didn’t submit the app for review, people cannot share the post using the share button.
The past 3 weeks has been very tiring but yet rewarding. We really chose a very hard thing to do, a drawing canvas app with so many features to implement to make it cool, and also used a backend framework that none of us used before and a language none of us used before: Laravel and PHP.
I didn’t get any sleep for the past week. Having this assignment early did help a bit but apparently all my assignments in all the modules started as early… For the first time, in university I feel this stress, agitated, panicked but also excited and aroused when learning and doing projects. For almost every moment not going to tutorials or lab, I would be doing Assignment 1. Still, I got some good friends in CEG to back me up. 😅 After this, I don’t know if I understand how to write FPGA (or is it FGPA?) code… (CG3207 thing)
My team has been of great support. Keith, Justin and Minwei has been extremely helpful. They did miracles to the app. The two developer friends did amazing things using just VanillaJS and jQuery. Keith’s copywriting and designing skills has been of good use. All of us are very busy as we are in our penultimate/final years with so many projects and modules. Especially when not all of us are CS students and we have capstone projects from our majors. Although, things has been tough since our team has no experienced backend developers. The frontend are just server side also, but that’s ok. Towards the end of the assignment, we were too focused on the app and forgot about the reports and aspirations 😂
About my learning, I’m one step closer to being full-stack, and multilingual. I’ve never used PHP before, I’ve never used just Vanilla and jQuery before, I’ve never taken full charge of doing devops/sysadmin/build-process-automation, before assignment 1. So I guess I’m leveled up a bit. Web development is becoming more and more fun and interesting.
CS3216 is getting tougher. Final project is coming but before that, we have this assignment 3 to do. My new team consists of 2 dev and 1 designer. More sleepless nights are coming and I will be ready for it.