Tag Archives: MeetUp

@gSchool Week 4

Today marked the end of a month of study at gSchool. It is shocking how quickly the time is slipping past. Studies this week included testing using Capybara implemented in a Sinatra app and reading an early access copy of  Corey Haines‘ excellent book … Continue reading

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@gSchool Week 3

This week’s gSchool highlights included solidifying an understanding of how Test-Driven Development (TDD) works and gaining a much higher comfort level using Git and GitHub. Quite a bit of ‘free’ time was also spent reviewing Ruby basics to strengthen weak … Continue reading

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Choosing & Getting Accepted into Programming Bootcamp

This post is intended to be a mini-guide for people at ground zero who have no idea where to start or how to go about getting into a programming bootcamp. The disclaimer is that I’m not an expert on the … Continue reading

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Switch On

This will be the last post mentioning Claude since the blog isn’t meant to be morose. Having allowed space for processing his absence (which by its nature cut into study time), I feel a return of enthusiasm and wish to … Continue reading

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Turtles

This week, I started to read Cross-Train Your Brain: A Mental Fitness Program for Maximizing Creativity and Achieving Success. The book is intended to bring together tools to help improve creativity, mental agility and well-being. Although I’ve finished three chapters, it’s … Continue reading

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Peacocks and Such

I’ll keep it short to close the day.  Khan Academy‘s Computer Programming course has sucked me in to where I’ve spent a majority of this week’s study time practicing code at their site. Their online support offered by professional programmers … Continue reading

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Learning to Learn

This has been an amazing week for studying. Despite a very busy seven days, I was able to stay centered and move through the fray without getting bogged down in stress. The Command Line Crash Course is 3/4 of the way … Continue reading

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