1. Views in the Database?

    I learned about this recently, views are like permanent joint tables with queries in the database. …


  2. Maven Commands

    Maven commands to get a project up and running. …


  3. Why Does Ruby Add Numbers Wrong?

    Why Does Ruby Add Numbers Wrong? …


  4. Problems Repeat Themselves

    Document Solution or you will have to solve it again. …


  5. Rails + Carrierwave + Fog + Amazon s3

    Putting these things all together Normally, I use Carrierwave + Cloudinary to upload, store and retrieve photos in Rails applications. RailsBridge Chicago has a great set of instructions on how to set this up. I wanted to start using Amazon Web Services more so I decided to convert my photo upload to an S3 bucket. …


  6. Getting Over the Open Source Jitters

    Driving back to Chicago from Christmas in Michigan, I pulled out my phone to review an open source project a contact sent me. My Christmas included less coding than ideal and more food than ideal, resulting in me itching to either workout or code. Since I was in the passenger seat of the car, code was the only option. I looked up the project’s Github and started reading the documentation on the tiny screen of my phone. …