With most of the open source projects I work with, I use PostgreSQL. It's a favorite in the open source community because it's free and easy to use. I never really liked working with it because I couldn't find a nice SQL client to use with it until recently. The client is called PSequel. It … Continue reading Working with PostgreSQL, and how I solved a problem
If you code for a hobby or professionally, you'd know that coding isn't easy. Whether that's coding a web app, mobile app or anything for that matter. I know for me, it hasn't been very easy and I've struggled along the way, but each day I practice I get better and it's noticeable. If you are … Continue reading Helping people on this journey
These days I've targeted my studying to focus on ways I learn the best. I learn best from following tutorials and watching videos of people code. So my goal is to complete 20 tutorials in the next two weeks. These tutorials will cover ReactJS, Testing ReactJS and Ruby. This will add to the five tutorials … Continue reading The methods by which I’m learning to code
So I've been learning about how the internet works in detail! Here's a little snippet of what I've been learning. When you enter a URL into the address bar, the domain is sent to a DNS server where it is converted into an IP address. From there, the client establishes a connection to the web server using a … Continue reading What happens when a URL is entered in a browser?
Update: This is for Rails Apps. Now that I'm working with production level apps, I've noticed that they appear differently when in production rather than development. This is what I've done to solve it. Run: bundle exec rake assets:precompile git add . git commit -m "Precompiling assets for production" git push heroku … Continue reading Why does my app look different in production?
I did it! I figured out how to push my apps to production! I also witnessed a tip that I've heard before. "Your app will appear differently in production". Now, I'm making adjustments to the CSS for one app to make the app appear as it does in development. So here's how I did it. … Continue reading I pushed not one but two apps to production with Heroku!
I set up my first project with Capybara and RSpec! I'm used to creating tests on production systems that already have the configurations. It was nice putting it all together and seeing how it's all set up. This post helped a lot as well as the documentation. In writing the tests, I realized I was missing … Continue reading On Testing