Code Adventurer

The Journey to Software Crafts(wo)manship

Dashing Down the Rails

• published in journey

It’s amazing to look back on my time here at gSchool and realize that at this point in time, if I were in a shorter bootcamp program, I’d be graduating today.

Running Rails With PostgreSQL Locally

• published in rails

I had a few issues installing Rails for the first time with PostgreSQL locally, and since the problems I was having as a newbie in both were not well-documented on the internet, I thought I’d post a rundown of what happened and how I fixed it.

Scraping a Website, Building a CMS

• published in journey

This week, we started a quick-turnaround project in Sinatra called Clone Wars. Our challenge was to pick one of five local businesses, build a CMS for their existing types of content, and then scrape their existing website into our database — all in three days.