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Having chosen web development as my second subject choice for the week. I had some idea of what to expect from the project as I have some experience in web development. Upon meeting my mentor, Rubashen yegambaram. He wasted no time in taking me right into the weeks...

Android Development: Weather App

26-02-21 During this week at Summer School, I chose to do Android Development. I had to develop a weather app. This was a really tough task, integrating an api into an android app was uncharted territory  for me. I used Java and XML in Android Studio along with the...

Summer School Web Development

12-02-21   During this week at summer school I have been doing web development. I used C#, HTML, CSS, JSON, JavaScript and other technologies to build a movie webapp. The app retrieves movie information in JSON format using the omdb api. I have work with these...

Summer School – Complete Experience

My Complete Week at immedia Summer School: Having chosen Android App Development as my main subject choice for the week, I had some idea of what to expect project-wise but not at all was I ready for the frustrations I would experience. Upon meeting my mentor over a...

My Project

In the beginning phases of the summer school, your mentor assigns you a mini project, Well, that is if you are in Web development like I was, each candidate is given about 4 days to complete the project and present it on presentation day. I was tasked to make a budget...

Viral Summer School

I had a very pleasant summer school experience, not knowing what to expect. I thought it was going to be uptight and boring, luckily for me and my fellow mates, this wasn’t the case. The mentors are super friendly which makes learning more exciting, in fact, I...

Presentation-Final day

My last day of summer school and this meant presenting my work. I had been exposed to a lot, but the most important factor was not to make it boring and reflect on the week as a whole. From the reactions I received, it sounded like I did a good job, even though I felt...

Day at the office-Day 3

Today I was situated at the immedia office, I got to meet some of the geek team members, and perform my work tasks there. I targeted networking security factors today and got introduced to a lot of new concepts, such as types of firewalls and the key differences. I...

Introduction into networking setups-Day 2

A common factor that I have learned in my work experience is that all things begin with small steps. Today I was introduced to the basics of cabling and fundamentals of networking, this included learning about UTP, STP, and color relations, as well as software based...

Meeting my mentor-day 1

The day started with a remote Teams meeting (due to covid), and I got to meet my mentor. We discussed my interests and areas of the company that was tailored to me. As anyone would be, I was nervous (including the fact that I was late due to Eskom problems⊗), but my...

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