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Transcript from the "Exercise 1" Lesson
>> Mike North: We're gonna build a little browser for the GitHub API. We're gonna start with just placeholder stuff on pages and have some links that take us between some pages, that we know will have data on later. If you want to refer to it later, this is the set of steps I took to get to the repo that you checked out for that repo that I have right now.
[00:00:27] And this is the set of URLs that we care about and I'm going to ask that you guys sort of focus from the top down. And we'll just see how far we can get in 20 minutes or so. This is basically the same concept applied a couple different times, just to make sure you guys get how we can have a hierarchy all the way down.
[00:00:51] We can have a route that has 8, 10, 15 child routes to you. Not that that's a good idea. But it is a pattern that applies as deep as you need to go. So these are the routes that we need to create and I'll re-post the link but I made my slides available for download in case you guys need to refer to it.
[00:01:15] It's in the chat but probably way up at this point. These are the pages that I want us to focus on. Mainly the top two and when I solve the problem I will go through all four of these. But, we want just a hard coded list and by this I mean a UL with four LIs, each of which will probably have a link to in it, of orgs.
[00:01:41] And then when you drill into a GitHub org, I want to see a list of repositories under that org. And that will, again, be a hard coded list. We'll get into interating with that each helper we talked about in the next step. In the next exercise.
>> Mike North: So general guidelines, hardcode everything for now.
[00:02:09] If no matter which repo you click on, the header says Netflix or Facebook or whatever, totally fine. The main take away we're looking for here is having URLs and being able to transition between URLs and navigate through a completely static app.
>> Mike North: Does this makes sense to everybody?
[00:02:31] I expect this will be a little bit of a rough start because sort of throwing you in the deep end here. But what I want is, these examples will all build on each other. So we are not making trivial little like hello world things that are completely unlike what you would be doing if you were building a real app.
[00:02:53] I'm trying to keep this as aligned with what you'd actually be doing as possible.