Food Truck Gameshow2:14 with Craig Dennis
In this episode, we'll head to downtown Portland, OR food cart scene to do a surprise game show for unsuspecting hungry developers. Would you have won the burrito?
- You shouldn't feel like you are cheating by using documentation
- Don't feel like you need to know everything, you are expected to use the documentation and that is okay!
The documentation for the method can be found here
[MUSIC] 0:00 >> In this episode, 0:04 we'll be taking a field trip to downtown Portland's food court scene. 0:05 We'll be playing an impromptu game show with real-life developers to see how 0:09 well they can think on their toes. 0:13 Play along at home and see if you would have won a burrito. 0:14 >> All right, so welcome to the treehouse pop-up game show. 0:17 We are about to let you win a burrito. 0:21 How's that sound? 0:23 >> I love a burrito. 0:24 >> Awesome. 0:25 So what is your name? 0:25 >> Marco Nicholosky >> Max Genese. 0:26 >> I'm Kevin Lighthouse. 0:29 >> All right. So, the first question. 0:30 If you have a date in, actually what's your programming language of choice? 0:33 >> Ruby. >> C#. 0:37 >> I am a Java developer. 0:39 >> Java developer, excellent. 0:41 I teach Java at treehouse, that's great. 0:42 In Ruby, if you have a date, and you wanted to turn it into a string, 0:45 you wanted to show it on a page, what would you do? 0:49 >> If I wanted to turn it into a string? 0:51 Well in Ruby you could use the two underscore s. 0:53 >> [LAUGH] Date time to string? 0:57 >> Would it be two string? 1:00 >> There it is, that's great. 1:02 All right second question, let's say that we wanted to take that date and 1:04 just print the day of the week, is there a way to do that? 1:08 Is there a way to pass a format string to turn that date into, just make it say, 1:10 like Wednesday? 1:15 >> Yeah. 1:18 >> What would you do to make that happen? 1:19 >> I'd read the docs. 1:22 >> That is the answer, yes, number two, that was perfect, you did that perfectly. 1:23 >> I don't remember it. 1:28 >> So what would you do, what would you do in that case? 1:30 >> I would Google it. 1:32 >> That is the answer, correct >> I would look at the Java docs. 1:33 >> That's the answer. 1:38 That's the answer. 1:39 Looking at documentation is the answer. 1:40 Ding, ding, ding. 1:42 So, third question. 1:43 How often do you look at documentation? 1:44 >> Pretty much any time I'm using something that I don't recognize. 1:48 >> Every 30 minutes or so. 1:51 >> Every time I do anything. 1:53 >> That is also the answer, you did it, three questions, nailed it. 1:55 Thank you so much for being on the show. 1:59 Thanks for watching the treehouse show. 2:00 To get in touch with the show, reach out to me on Twitter or 2:02 hit us up in the treehouse community. 2:05 See ya next time. 2:06 [MUSIC] 2:07
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