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Intensive and Rewarding Weeks

These past two weeks, I've been experiencing the most intensive days ever. Almost every night, I stayed with my teammates in PL1,mostly doing project development(sometimes telling jokes). It becomes a biological clock to go for supper together in the midnight(order from MCdonalds' or go to a nearby Taiwan restaurant),continue coding until early in the morning,then sleep until the afternoon and continue the circle again. It is a super intensive, but certainly awarding experience. That would be one of the most valuable memories in my life, to work with these intelligent and passionate teammates. Sometimes, I'm not so efficient, bothered with FYP deadlines and other assignments.However,they help share the pain. I also share my passion and engagement.That is a great time.

Some highlights:
 1. Cat vs Dog puzzle. https://www.spotify.com/sg-en/jobs/tech/catvsdog/
     It is a tough one. Undirected weighted bipartite graph, to calculate the maximum flow.Still have problem solving it.
 2. iOS.

  •  push notification vs pull from server
  •  singleton(One independent Server class to handle all events associated with communicating with the server).
  •  grand central dispatch,block,multi-threads 
  • three ways to push new UIViewcontrollers: 1. presentViewController Modally.2. segue+navigation controller 3. loadwithNIB and using self addsubview to add new view. The third option is the most customizable one in terms of animation customization.
3. FYP report submitted.
     I finished the report in a very short timeframe(about three days). That was rough but actually deliverable. 

4. My Birthday
    Saturday morning, my mum smsed me saying that day was my birthday. I didn't know that because it is in lunar calendar. She is only one person on this planet knows the date.Be grateful.

5. Received the interview chance for douban as a summer internship. Will need to work harder to make it happen.

Need to sleep now, will be having a FYP presentation this afternoon. Good night/morning!


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