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Develop a Web App for Lobby System
Ruicheng Wu
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Develop a Web App for Lobby System

From scratch to build a full stack web app: create a lobby system for hosting various types of virtual events.

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Wednesdays
 at
9:00
A.M.
 ET /
6:00
A.M.
PT
8 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
Beginner
No experience required
No experience required
Some experience required
Degree and experience required

Description

Are you looking for entry-level software development experience with a wholistic vision? In this Build Project, you'll wear the hat of Full-stack Software Developer and analyze the user needs, prepare necessary programming knowledges, plan stepwise approach for UI, API implementations and conduct the software development from scratch to support users playing tic-tac-toe using virtual web lobby to join or create the event. Under the supervision of an experienced industry expert, you'll develop a full-stack web app using React, REST API using Node JS and Express framework and version control your code in a repository. You'll become familiar with full-stack software development like React, HTML, CSS, Node JS by following the Object-Oriented Principles. All this will happen in an environment that simulates the operations of a real software development team.

Session timeline

  • Applications open
    May 27, 2024
  • Application deadline
    June 23, 2024
  • Project start date
    Week of July 8, 2024
    Week of
    July 8, 2024
  • Project end date
    Week of

What you will learn

  • Conduct a Software Development from scratch that supports user to use lobby system to host events for others to join
  • Development of REST API from scratch using Node JS and Express
  • Full-stack Web Development vision and experience
  • Version control, repositories using Github  


Build Projects are 8-week experiences that operate on a rolling basis. Selected participants engage in weekly live workshops with a Build Fellow and 2-15 other students.

Project workshops

1
Introduction and warm-up for something awesome upcoming
2
Development journey kicks off  
3
Frontend development round 2
4
Rest API development adventure starts
5
Rest API development round 2 with Socket programming
6
Database kicks in / React connection continued
7
Tidy up and march as far as you can
8
Showcase time

Prerequisites

  • Curiosity to learn new things and find out different options to achieve a same goal
  • Grasp of computer science skills such as being familiar with data structure, sorting algorithms, functional programming.
  • Proficiency with Node JS(or proficiency in another language). You should be comfortable working on a full-stack project and be able to learn and work with NPM libraries.
  • Readiness to stick to professional communication practices: give regular and timely updates about your progress, openly discuss difficulties you encounter before they affect project deadlines.

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My name is Ruicheng Wu, with a close English pronunciation, I go with Richard for my first name. I am a Computer Science Fellow with Open Avenues Foundation, I enjoy bicycle riding, swimming, alpine skiing, watching anime, board gaming, and playing guitar as part of my favorite indoor activities.

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