Angular Components

So, what exactly is a component in Angular?

There are different way to look at this, I'll start with simple explanation; afterwards I will give a more technical description of what component are and how to use them.

When you are looking at a website and you see the menu, navigation, title, forms even buttons those can all be examples of component. "An Angular application is a tree of Angular components." So you see Angular components are what the building blocks of the actual application. When I first learned about component I didn't really understand this concept until I started to actually build a component myself.

There are three main properties a component must have, but before we talk about that lets look at a simple website and see what a component looks like.


In this example "Menu" is just one component of the app. A component…

My journey to technology

Just wanted to talk a little about myself and how I entered the tech world. I'll be brief on my early life. Both my parents were born in Nicaragua, but due to the civil war they fled to the U.S. to give us what they believed to be better opportunities. They didn't exactly know how to do it, they just knew that we wouldn't have to worry about the violence and poverty their country was experiencing. My parents had moved to Honduras to get away from the civil war in Nicaragua and that is where two of my sisters and I were born. When we came to the U.S. I was only about 3 years old, so I don't have any memories of my time in Honduras. The earliest memories I can recall are living in our apartment in Sunnyvale and my grandma (my fathers mom) being there reading the newspaper. I was probably about 5 by this time. In school I did fine in most subjects I struggled a little in English, but was able to get through all my classes never failed a grade. We lived in the Bay Area u…

Standard Deviation

What is Standard Deviation? It't pretty much how far an item deviates from the mean. First you find the mean and from there you can get the Standard Deviation (SD). Below is an image that illustrates how to calculate the SD. The reason they use n-1 instead of just n is to get a more accurate interpretation of what the SD would be.

Number Sets

Number SetsWhat are number sets? 
Simply put, that's all they are sets that have numbers inside. Sometimes we make things harder than they are. We think to deeply, which in some cases is great but others can slow down our learning process. I think girls and women in general tend to over analyze everything (which is why we make better decision ;) ). I don't mean to offend anyone this is just my experience with the women in my life. We over analyze situations, thoughts, feelings, beliefs and much more. I think this is a great quality, but it can haunt us as well. Now that I'm done over analyzing what I just said (hahaha), back to number sets. 
What is a Universal set?
A Universal set - Is a set that contains all elements. 

In the case below the "Real Numbers" set is the Universal set.

What are Subsets?  A subset is a portion of a set. (Or if it's easier to think of it like this: a portion of the universal set)

In the case below a subset would be all sets that are unde…