THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – LAST WEEK!!

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Startup Weekend Kuwait 2015 was a very awesome experience. I learned a lot. Learned how to work as a team, collaborate on ideas to work better with the team and end up with a better product. I got a lot of perspective on what kind of things I could make when I saw the other teams’ products and ideas. Coded really … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 7

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I’ve been crazy busy this week. I only managed to spend my Friday bingewatching The Flash to relax. I only managed and work a little bit on my final project with the team. College rarely gives room for other activities. Anyway, our project is coming along nicely, seems like almost everything is working fine. I was improving our voting system yesterday when I … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 6

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I spent most of my time on the final project. I’m the project manager, so this experience is a lot to learn from. There’s more to it than just writing code. Especially for the manager. I did  the work that manages the code, manages the tasks, and organizes the team. I had previous attempts at team projects (in University for … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 5

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Being a student here gives me very easy access to fantastic weekly talks by successful people. I get a ton of perspective and I get to pick their brains and get a sense of their experience. Something many struggle with, is the misunderstanding non-technical people have with software developers and programmers, and vice versa. So getting input from those who … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 4

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Digital Marketing is the promotion of products or brands via one or more forms of electronic media. This week’s Speaker of The Week, Abdulaziz Bukhamseen, gave us a really informative talk, worthy of mentioning, about Digital Marketing. I, especially, could learn from this talk if I build my own startup. The early stages of a startup are very crucial, and … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 3

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This has been a very transforming week. We went from covering the basics of programming in detail, to deploying our own servers publicly accessible. We even have our own domains! Very soon you will be able to see our code in action. The next step in my book is to allow anybody to access my server through my domain. This … Read More

The Student Experience – Week 2

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The second week has topped the bottle on the first week perfectly. It was just the learning experience I needed to really get a grasp on some of the fundamentals we took on the first week. The instructor focused on getting the students who were lagging behind during the week up to speed. At the same time, he definitely did … Read More

The Student Experience – Week 1

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Hello and welcome! My name is Mshary AlSharekh, I’m currently a student of Computer Science at Kuwait University, 20 years of age. Born and raised in Kuwait. I am very pleased to let you know that I will be writing a weekly blog for Coded about my experience in the bootcamp. I heard about Coded when I received an email … Read More