The Renegade Coder https://therenegadecoder.com Code First. Ask Questions Later. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:45:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://i0.wp.com/therenegadecoder.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/the-renegade-coder-icon-cropped.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 The Renegade Coder https://therenegadecoder.com 32 32 127809749 The Behavior of `i = i++` in Java https://therenegadecoder.com/code/the-behavior-of-i-equals-i-plus-plus-in-java/ https://therenegadecoder.com/code/the-behavior-of-i-equals-i-plus-plus-in-java/#comments Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:00:27 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14580

As I continue to teach, I'm constantly introduced to new ways to code. For instance, one of my students just introduced me to `i = i++`. Care to guess how it works?

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Rock Paper Scissors Using Modular Arithmetic https://therenegadecoder.com/code/rock-paper-scissors-using-modular-arithmetic/ https://therenegadecoder.com/code/rock-paper-scissors-using-modular-arithmetic/#respond Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:00:30 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14581

Forget endless if statements! It's time to solve Rock Paper Scissors using modular arithmetic in Python.

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What It’s Like Being an AT&T Customer https://therenegadecoder.com/blog/what-its-like-being-an-att-customer/ https://therenegadecoder.com/blog/what-its-like-being-an-att-customer/#respond Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:00:19 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14332

At long last, the epic rant trilogy comes to an end with my rendition of what it's like being an AT&T customer. Enjoy!

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How I Automated My Grading Responsibilities https://therenegadecoder.com/blog/how-i-automated-my-grading-responsibilities/ https://therenegadecoder.com/blog/how-i-automated-my-grading-responsibilities/#respond Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:00:41 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14344

Most teachers will tell you that the worst part of the job is grading. That's why I automated my grading responsibilities.

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The `else if` Keyword Doesn’t Exist in Java https://therenegadecoder.com/code/the-else-if-keyword-doesnt-exist-in-java/ https://therenegadecoder.com/code/the-else-if-keyword-doesnt-exist-in-java/#respond Fri, 08 Mar 2019 15:10:54 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14307

Recently, I found out that the `else if` keyword doesn't exist. To put it bluntly, you're going to want to read this one.

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How to Parse a Spreadsheet in Python https://therenegadecoder.com/code/how-to-parse-a-spreadsheet-in-python/ https://therenegadecoder.com/code/how-to-parse-a-spreadsheet-in-python/#respond Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:00:18 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14107

Sometimes you just need to parse a spreadsheet in Python. In this article, we'll cover just how to do that.

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Be Careful with String’s Substring Method in Java https://therenegadecoder.com/code/be-careful-with-strings-substring-method-in-java/ https://therenegadecoder.com/code/be-careful-with-strings-substring-method-in-java/#respond Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:00:31 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14136

As a teacher, I like to warn my students of the various pitfalls in computer science. Today, let's talk about Java's substring method.

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The New and Improved World Domination Checklist https://therenegadecoder.com/updates/the-new-and-improved-world-domination-checklist/ https://therenegadecoder.com/updates/the-new-and-improved-world-domination-checklist/#respond Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:00:51 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14157

Every once in awhile, I have to revisit some of my old work, revise it, and republish it. This time I decided to rework my World Domination Checklist.

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How to Build LaTeX with Travis CI and Minted https://therenegadecoder.com/code/how-to-build-latex-with-travis-ci-and-minted/ https://therenegadecoder.com/code/how-to-build-latex-with-travis-ci-and-minted/#respond Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:00:49 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14224

Automation will make your life easier, right? Unfortunately, sometimes it's really hard. Fortunately, I've got your back if you ever need to build LaTeX with Travis CI and Minted.

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Columbus Drivers Are Among the Worst https://therenegadecoder.com/blog/columbus-drivers-are-among-the-worst/ https://therenegadecoder.com/blog/columbus-drivers-are-among-the-worst/#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:00:58 +0000 https://therenegadecoder.com/?p=14119

After living in a few different cities, I've got to say that Columbus drivers are among the worst.

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