Assignments to Prep for Module 3
- Do this
Using paper and a writing utensil:
- On one piece of paper, write out all of the parts of an example HTTP GET request
- On a separate piece of paper, write out an example 200 response to that request with all of the parts
- Bonus write your explanation as a metaphor
- Bring this to class day 1. This is your ticket into Mod 3 :)
Entering Module 3 with a solid understanding of ActiveRecord and SQL is key to getting the module off to a good start. Make sure you are able to write and understand queries that involve multiple
JOIN statements and that combine math functions.
- Complete and understand the Intermediate SQL I challenges.
- Complete and understand the Intermediate SQL II challenges.
- Complete and understand ActiveRecord American Gladiators. Make sure that you review, (http://backend.turing.io/module2/misc/active_record_obstacle_course)[ActiveRecord Obstacle Course].
Next Most Important
Rewrite your Monster Shop
Module 3 requires you to know URLs, paths and HTTP verbs inside and out. Rewrite the routes file for your Monster Shop to use only methods that map directly to HTTP verbs:
delete. You will probably need to add
as: parameters to make sure your apps continue to work, and tests continue to pass.
If you wrote your routes that way already, replace them using
If you do not own the repo for your project, fork it, and rewrite the routes file individually.
NOTE: This is not because one way is better, but it’s extremely important to understand what every line of your routes file is doing. Rails Engine demands a solid understanding of Rails routing.
Deeply Nested Hashes
This will be important for when you start consuming APIs.
Fork and clone Here Be Dragons
Complete the exercises within and submit a link to your repo no later than Saturday before the first day of class.
Data Structures And Algorithms
We are going to be covering various data structures to prepare you for the job hunt and technical interviews. Complete this former M1 project, Jungle Beats
We are mainly looking for you to get experience with the syntax, and at a minimumum you should understand the JS Data Types, Conditionals, and Looping.
Submit your work here: Survey Link
It is due Saturday August 10th, at 5pm