Madlibs are {{adj}}!

This time at Learn Something we decided to try a classic game: Madlibs! The challenge was to make a program that will read in a Madlib template from a user. It will then ask for the appropriate parts of speech for the user to fill in to complete the Madlib. Finally, it will fill in all the […]

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Doublets: Solved!

This past Learn Something, we presented our learners with a challenge: write a program that will solve doublets, those word puzzles you see in newspapers sometimes. While all teams completed the task, Jeff Yates finished with the most complete solution, which offered the shortest answer to the puzzle. The solutions presented ended up bringing up […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

So there’s this ice bucket challenge thing. You get challenged by a friend to either donate a crisp $100 to ALS (AKA Lou Gehrig’s disease) research, or dump a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge 3 others to do the same thing. I guess the kids in the neighborhood thought it was […]

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What’s the word?

Last month at Learn Something we tried something new, and it turned out really well!  Learn Something has always been a great place to get together and work on whatever everyone is interested in. Lately we’ve had a lot more inexperienced developers joining us and we wanted to make it easier for them to jump right in, contribute, and […]

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