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 10 – Last Day of Web Fundamentals

It was pretty laid back today. A few students in our cohort were off taking the yellow belt again all morning, so the Web Fun room felt pretty empty. For the rest of us, it was just a catch-up/general exploration day. My group blazed through our daily algorithms, so instructor Mike had to come up with an extra one to keep us occupied. Continue reading

Day 8+9 – jQuery + APIs + AJAX

Day 8 really stepped up the difficulty with advanced jQuery. Well, now that I’m writing this the morning after day 9 it doesn’t seem like it was that hard, but yesterday was a bit of a struggle too. I can tell that I’ve reached the point where I’m definitely not coasting any more, and I’m excited about it. Continue reading

Day 5 – Yellow Belt Exam

The yellow belt exam was pretty much the same as the assignments we’d been doing for the past few days. Get a picture of a website, recreate it with HTML and CSS. The only difference was that this one was timed. The website I had to recreate was just marginally more complex than the ones I’d been recreating previously. Continue reading