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How To Create a Single-Page Application Using React

Aug 09, 2018 | by Zach Bodensteiner, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

If you have been involved with web development recently, you have most likely heard about single-page applications (SPA).  SPAs are typically javascript and run entirely in your browser.  As you interact with the elements on the screen, the application requests any data it needs from APIs and rewrites the current page.  Since the application is not having to request each page from the server, the request times are shorter, and the data transferred is significantly smaller than that of a non-SPA web application. 

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Playing Around With Mobile Apps

Aug 02, 2018 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

Last night the fourth summer of the 9-week ISE Coding Garage program came to a close with 9 students presenting their mobile apps for a chance at $500. In early June, the program started with 13 self-driven students working on their own apps and ended yesterday as 6 apps were presented for judging. 

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The ISE Coding Garage Hits the Road

Jul 06, 2018 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

We’re over halfway through the 2018 ISE Coding Garage!  Yesterday we hit the road for a trip to the University of Iowa College of Engineering's Annex, a new extension of the University of Iowa’s Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences.  Highlights of the tour included the prototyping studio - taking home nuts and bolts created on MakerBot 3D printers, and the new Engineering Design Studio.  Thanks to professor Jon Kuhl for showing the ISE Coding Garage students where their future may lead.

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ISE Coding Garage - Year Four!

May 10, 2018 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

It’s that time of year again. We’re prepping for the fourth summer of the ISE Coding Garage!  Soon I will be heading out to high schools in Iowa City to recruit at the AP Computer Science classes. This year's Coding Garage sessions will kick off on Wednesday, June 6th.

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