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Stupid “J”!!!!

Stupid “J”!!!!

Sundays at ACLTC are the most intense days we have since we are able to go for 8 hours learning and coding. It is a long day but it also is the most amazing environment and experience. Yesterday we actually took pictures… not my favorite thing in the world but...

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...

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...
Thank You

Thank You

I thought I’d take a moment to say thank you to those who have and continue to provide me with much needed moral support. I have been trying to learn to code for several years now and it has not all been for naught. I’ve learned quite a bit on my own (if...