De La Fuente shrugs off injuries

first_imgCOVINA – Determination. Selflessness. Perseverance. Those three words best describe Northview High School wrestler Steven De La Fuente. “Coach (Dave) Ochoa doesn’t say much, but he came up to me and said, `If anyone can do this, you can,’ and that gave me all the confidence I needed,” De La Fuente said. The Vikings captain said the hardest part of his three-week recovery was the feeling that he wasn’t helping his teammates. “It was mind-boggling, the way he handled this,” Northview assistant coach Bobby Bellamy said. “He put his hand on my shoulder and said, `Coach, we’re going to do this.’ ” “I felt like I was letting these guys down and that hurt because they’re my family,” De La Fuente said. “The way Steven dealt with this, without complaining and working so hard, was an inspiration for all of us,” Ochoa said. De La Fuente is part of the wrestling factory that Northview seems to assemble each season, but even people within the program had to be surprised at this year’s success after losing three of its best wrestlers in recent memory. Larry Medina, Caleb Flores and Shad Manigault all graduated a year ago, yet the Vikings are sending five wrestlers to Bakersfield, matching last year’s effort. “Caleb and Shad really took me under their wings and did so much in helping me become the wrestler I am today,” De La Fuente said. Flores, who has a full-ride scholarship at Northern Iowa University, said De La Fuente is the epitome of hard work and selflessness. “Steven deserves everything good that’s coming his way, because he is such a great guy and works so hard,” Flores said. “He’s like a best friend and a little brother all in one to me.” De La Fuente admits he’s not the strongest guy on the mat, but he believes his experience and wrestling IQ has translated into a lot of success. “He’s able to get kids out of position and uses leverage to his advantage,” Bellamy said. “He’s dominant like Shad and has the slickness of Caleb.” Putting the perfect season aside, his character is what many admire most about De La Fuente. “Steven is a very committed to his teammates and is as nice and respectful a guy as you’d like to represent your program,” Bellamy said. “Steven inspires me a lot because he never stops working hard,” two-time CIF-SS champion and teammate Nick Inclan said. Much of the credit for his maturity rests with his father, Joe, and his mother, Lupe. De La Fuente’s parents no longer live together, but they both play positive roles in their son’s life. “Both of them have been such loving figures in my life and have done whatever I’ve needed,” De La Fuente said. De La Fuente also credits Ochoa, Bellamy and his teammates for creating a family atmosphere that facilitates growth on and off the mat. “They’ve created an environment that helps us become winners together because we care so much for each other,” De La Fuente said. “Coach Bellamy is like a second father to me and I can talk to him about anything and know that he’s always willing to listen.” His coaches like Del La Fuente’s chances of wrestling in college. Northern Iowa, Cal State Bakersfield and UC Davis have all shown interest. De La Fuente maintains a 3.0 grade point average. De La Fuente’s intentions are nothing less than a state title this weekend, but he’ll be content if he leaves his heart and soul out on the mat. “It feels so good to be back on top. I’m not thinking about losing, but if I do, I will be prepared to bounce back because that’s what champions are made of.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img The Vikings senior is 28-0 and will be making his first appearance at the CIF State meet in Bakersfield on Friday, just two months after tearing cartilage in his knee. De La Fuente, 17, recently won league, CIF-Southern Section divisional and Masters Meet titles at 140 pounds, but he said none of it was possible without the reassurances he’s gotten from his coaches and teammates. last_img

Electron Fiddle A code playground for experimenting with crossplatform native apps

first_imgAnother “code playground” Electron Fiddle comes into the market for enabling developers create, share, and play with small Electron experiments. Electron Fiddle attempts to bring this “fiddling effect” to Electron, a framework for creating cross-platform native applications with web technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. It provides you with a quick-start template – just change few things, choose the Electron version you want to run it with, and play around. It also gives you an option of saving it as GitHub Gist or to a local folder and anyone can try your Fiddle by just entering it in the address bar. How Electron Fiddle works? 1. Each Fiddle has three files: A Main script A renderer script An HTML file Source: GitHub 2. Choose an Electron Version: Electron Fiddle knows about all released Electron versions. Open the Preferences window to see all available versions, download them and delete the ones which you don’t need. Source: GitHub 3. Run your Fiddle: Hit the RUN button to give your Fiddle a try and start it. Source: GitHub 4. Share your Fiddle: Save your Fiddle as a public GitHub Gist – this will allow other users to load it by pasting the URL into the address bar. If they don’t have Electron Fiddle, they can see and download your code directly from GitHub. Source: GitHub You can also package your Fiddle as a standalone binary or as an installer from the Tasks menu: Source: GitHub What are the features it comes with? A good coding experience It uses Monaco Editor by Microsoft, which also powers VS Code, giving users the common benefits of a modern code editor: Code highlighting Basic JavaScript error checking Refactoring Auto-completion Share your work with the community If you are eager to share your work or a bug with the Electron community, you can do that just with a click of a button. To make your Fiddle accessible to those who do not have Electron Fiddle installed, you can share it as a GitHub Gist. Compile and package your Fiddle as an app With the help of Electron Forge, a command line interface for Electron applications, you can turn your Fiddles into binaries and share it as a app for Windows, macOS, or Linux. A good starting point, continue anywhere you like If you have just started using Electron, Electron Fiddle provides you with a basic introduction of the Fiddle and usage examples for every single Electron APIs. You can export your project with or without electron-forge and then use your favorite editor for further development. With an easy installation process you can start using and experimenting with Electron Fiddle now! You can download it from its GitHub repository. To know more, refer to the announcement on Medium by Felix Rieseberg. Read Next HTML5 and the rise of modern JavaScript browser APIs [Tutorial] How to build a weather app using Kotlin for JavaScript Firefox 60 arrives with exciting updates for web developers: Quantum CSS engine, new Web APIs and morelast_img read more

Norway is building the worlds first ship tunnel

first_img Share Norway is building the world’s first ship tunnel Thursday, April 6, 2017 By: Jan M. Olsen Source: The Associated Press Tags: Britain & Europe, Norway << Previous PostNext Post >> COPENHAGEN — Norway plans to build the world’s first tunnel for ships, a 1,700-meter passageway burrowed through a piece of rocky peninsula that will allow vessels to avoid a treacherous part of sea.Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel, which would be able to accommodate cruise and freight ships weighing up to 16,000 tons, is expected to open in 2023.It will be 36m wide and 49m tall and is estimated to cost at least 2.7 billion kroner.Credit: The Norwegian Coastal AdministrationCredit: The Norwegian Coastal AdministrationCredit: The Norwegian Coastal AdministrationCredit: The Norwegian Coastal AdministrationNorwegian Transportation Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen had said Wednesday that sea currents and underwater topography in this part of the country’s southwestern coast “result in particularly complex wave conditions.”“We are pleased that the ship tunnel now becomes reality,” Solvik-Olsen said, adding that travel time between Norwegian cities and towns in the area would be reduced. Over the years, plans for a ship tunnel in Stad had been floated but now a project with a financing is ready, he said.More news:  Can you guess the one and only hotel company to rank on Indeed’s Top Workplaces in Canada list?The tunnel is expected to be located at the narrowest point of the Stadlandet peninsula and the weather has for decades been considered an obstacle for shipping.Project manager Terje Andreassen said engineers will have to blast out an estimated eight million tons of rock to build the tunnel. Construction is expected to start at the earliest in 2019.Under the plan, passenger traffic will be given priority but leisure boats and other vessels can also use the tunnel. It will be free of charge for vessels measuring less than 70 metres, and vessels longer than that would have to be led.Vessels sailing through the tunnel likely will get slot times from a traffic centre – like planes at an airport – to avoid congestion.last_img read more