This past week of gSchool, we got our first outside-of-the-classroom introductions to the Ruby community by attending Rocky Mountain Ruby Conf
Two days into building Event Reporter (you can find the project guidelines here), I was flummoxed.
In the previous post, I spoke about getting your computer ready for you to work, but I didn’t spend much time talking about getting yourself ready to work. In a series of posts, I will cover tools beyond your computer that can help you be a better developer.
Getting a new computer can be fun, but it also means a lot of work. Between running into bugs, new versions of software running amok, and documentation from various sources on the big, bad internet just not lining up, it can quickly go from being fun to just being plain frustrating.
Two summers ago, after forays into organic farming and yurt living, I found myself in a really cool position at the Ohio State University Agricultural Ecosystem Management Program