The Program That Led Me To The Altar (a.k.a My Wedding Invitation)

I have found the one whom my soul loves.
– Song of Solomon 3:4

So, I decided to marry her.

When it comes to Wedding, one of the key things is the Wedding Invitation. My fiancée and I wanted to get a card of our choice printed to invite our friends and colleagues.

Personality

My fiancée wanted to get a card that looked unique and fancy. However, I wanted to showcase our personalities in the card. She didn’t give a thumbs up to my idea, initially. If you know me well, you would know that I’m always ready to take ‘No’ for an answer, but I wouldn’t give up easily. Needless to say, when I came up with an initial draft, she loved the idea and ended up giving a Hi5.

wedding-invitation-js

Explanation

One of the compelling reasons to use Javascript in the Invitation is because my next venture is more oriented towards Javascript & ReactJS.

I nicknamed this Invitation program as “The Program that led me to the altar” (Naming and comments are really important when it comes to Programming 😉).

The Program starts with a Person class with a superPowers() method, that states the super powers of a person. (Mouse Potato?)

Next, as you can see there are two classes Groom and Bride that extends the Person class, with their own superPowers(), indicating a bit of our personalities. Who knows, we may use our superPowers() to hold on to each other, during our ebb and flow.

Object instantiations (Daniel and Sylvia) are personalized Class instances.

gettingMarried() is the actual function that prints the Wedding information.

Credits & Inspiration

Being an open source lover, I want to credit the source of inspiration for our Wedding card. When I came across Sudar’s Wedding invitation, it blew my mind and I was wanting a card like his.

His geekiness peaked when he licensed his Invitation as Beerware. And yeah, you guessed it right – I’m gonna buy him a beer.

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