Matthew Toomey’s Programming Blog
When I was first learning about programming and writing code, I never stopped to consider issues like effective layout, efficiency, or structure in my programs. At these early stages, it was enough for me that the code worked and ran without crashing. Now, as I have been studying design patterns in one of my UniversityContinue reading “Design Patterns: Useful Tools for Structure & Organization”
Whenever I find myself working on a website, one of the more time-consuming aspects of development is often the CSS (cascading style sheet) code which controls the layout of the site. While CSS properties often have names which are self-explanatory the various formatting tools in CSS can oftentimes be confusing to me. In the past,Continue reading “CSS Grid: A Better Layout System”
Object-oriented design is incredibly useful in my opinion. While there are also functional and procedural languages, I feel that languages which are primarily Object-oriented are the most exciting and useful for the types of projects which I enjoy. Topics such as game development, large-scale user interface focused applications such as Microsoft Word, and general programmingContinue reading “Why I Prefer Object-Oriented Design”
With this blog, I will post updates for various projects I am working on, technologies and software that I find of particular interest, and general programming, technology, web development and game development topics, as well as information on things I am currently working on, including personal projects and practice in various languages and frameworks.
I hope to eventually replace this blog with a self-developed (non-wordpress) website as I continue to study web development topics and design.