Posts Categorized “Software development”
Implementing a Simple Neural Network
![Image of a biological neural network](https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2505/4217696935_ef32803774_o_d.jpg)
This week my team and I started in on a project to build a semi-automated grocery list app. I won't be going into the details of everything the project entails, but one of the things we wanted it to do was to predict whether or not an item should be added to a user's shopping list. Right away, we thought about using a neural network to add this functionality...the only problem was that none of us had used a neural network before.
A Visual Guide to using the Google+ API with Auth0
This week I learned how to use [Auth0](https://auth0.com/) to authenticate an AngularJS/Node.js app. Auth0 provides a fairly clear tutorial for the initial front- and back-end set-up, but a few of the later steps proved a bit trickier, in part because some of the information in the Auth0 documents for the Google API is a bit out of date. Here is a quick visual guide to supplement that provided by Auth0 once you've finished the initial setup.