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Rails… Oh I got this!

Dear Creator of Rails – Thank you! Last night I successfully installed and used Rails for the first time and I must say after using MAMP, MY SQL, and WordPress…. this was a breeze! It is very intuitive and has handy shortcuts… who doesn’t love...

Sabbatical from Ruby

So we’ve taken a brief sabbatical from ruby coding to plunge into HTML and CSS. I completely understand this from having some frontend experience but there are always tips, trick, shortcuts, and things to learn. We are using Bootstrap and possibly even going to...

Lost in Translation

NEW CHALLENGE – I keep getting stuck! I know this is to be expected when learning a new programming language but really I keep getting stuck…. [insert ANGRY EYEBROWS] We are now meeting every Sunday – Thursday as a class which is great but the pace...

MAMP YOSEMITE DRAMA!

85% from completing a “side project” building a nicer website for my church (via WordPress.org) I upgrade my OS to Yosemite. While I usually err on the side of caution with Windows products I put way too much trust in Apple by upgrading so soon. The result...

Braingasm

As I was struggling through figuring out how to add an element to a hash within an array with 3 other hashes also nested… I had an epiphany. Instead of googling and being provided with a solution I powered through possibilities in IRB. I mean I¬†was really going...