Export a Command Line cURL Command to an Executable

It feels like all I do is write code that calls to an API, whether it be in python, C++,  C, Java, Ruby, and so on. It is one of the most common things any software engineer will do; take the input of one function/process and plug it into another. To start this process, my […]

Easy A: Alpha to Beta

In two previous posts, I discussed the old Easy A website (Easy A alpha) and collecting FOIA requests from many of the largest universities. In this post, I plan to share with you: The website traffic (increase) over the past month How FOIA requested information is added How the grade prediction features work How historic […]

Lessons Learned FOIA Requesting Over One Hundred Universities

Ever wonder what it would be like to request the grade distributions for every semester, course, and professor at a major university? No? Luckily, you won’t have to. Over the last month, my wife Jennifer and I decided we wanted to get the grade distribution for every university we could using a FOIA requests (template form here)!  We […]