Ruby Project Week Recap

I’ve been failing pretty hard at keeping the blog up to date recently. Now that I’m just starting the MEAN stack I’ll try to keep at it again. Before I get into day 51 and beyond though, I wanted to do a quick recap of the last week and a half of the Ruby stack. Continue reading

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Day 43 – Refreshing AJAX

Day 43 was pretty chill at the Dojo. I’m writing this super late (already in project week), but I do remember that this was the day we had a refresher on AJAX. Instructor David did a lecture about the basics with quick mentions of the jQuery.get() and jQuery.post() functions. Armando and I AJAX-ified the pants off of Doodle Drive last  Continue reading

Day 37..41 – A Week of TDD

It’s been a bit more than a few days since my last post. I have a couple excuses. My main excuse is because I didn’t really feel like writing about TDD for days and days. That’s pretty much all I’ve been doing this week  – TDD, TDD and more TDD. TDD is not exactly the most exciting thing in the world. My other excuse is that Continue reading

Day 35 – Partials, Partials Everywhere

Day 35 was the last day of the first week of Ruby! I learned a lot this week, not just about Ruby and Rails, but also about strategic app architecture. Being able to compare and contrast Ruby/Rails, and Python/Django along the way has been really helpful for me when it comes to seeing the big picture of web development. Plus, while here at the Dojo they say that Continue reading