Posts Categorized: Programming

Redesigning the Site with Bones

I have decided to explore building my own theme for the site. Previously, I had one built on top of PaperPunch, and more recently used the default Twenty-Thirteen theme. Both of these themes are clean, but I have decided to build my own. I was reading a post on /r/web_design about starter themes for WordPress…. Read more »

Analyzing Twitter Feed Data for Subjectivity and Polarity

Recently, I became aware of the TextBlob library. This library is built on top of the Natural Language Toolkit. This library allows you to analyze text for “part-of-speech tagging, noun phrase extraction, sentiment analysis, classification, translation, and more” (per the documentation page). The features that really interested me were the ability to analyze text for… Read more »

A Word on Drawing with WPF

One of the more interesting applications of WPFs powerful graphics capabilities, at least to me, is it’s use in creating a powerful image manipulation and general purpose drawing application.  I have been working on an application like this myself.  One of the first features I wanted to implement was a basic version of the paintbrush… Read more »

An Introduction

I’m going to preface this whole thing with a little introduction of myself. My name is Joe.  It’s a nice, easy to remember, generic name.  I’m a Computer Science major enrolled at The Pennsylvania State University.  At the time of this post, I recently finished Freshman year.  This blog will hopefully, in the best circumstances,… Read more »