Over the past week I’ve been cramming to finish the Odin Project’s Web Development 101 course, and I’m happy to say that I’ve managed to do it! I’ve also finished my evening course in Web Design, and went to a learn-to-code meetup! [It’s been a busy couple of weeks- I think I need a nap…] … More Bi-Weekly Learning Update (8!)
Ruby on Rails has been kicking my butt! If you’ve been following my blog you know that I haven’t necessarily been loving Ruby on Rails so far, but the past week has really changed how I feel about it. The Ruby on Rails basics section of the Odin Project featured a short course from Code … More Bi-Weekly Learning Update (4!)
Despite going extremely quiet for a while [yup, two full weeks!], I have still been making progress in web development, but it’s definitely slowed! Depending on how my schedule goes for the next little while, I’ll probably just be posting a quick update every fortnight. I’m currently working my way through the SQL / relational … More Bi-Weekly Learning Update
SQL [- and for that matter databases!] is something I’ve heard about, but hadn’t really looked into before today [I knew it was coming up in the Odin Project curriculum, so I thought I’d just wait until I got to that part of the course.] The databases page of the Odin Project points to one … More Learning About Databases and SQL
I finally managed to get ahead of my own schedule! Over the weekend I completed the Odin Project’s Ruby Project. You can take a look at my code here. The project used exercises from the Learn Ruby section of Test First. They supplied a collection of test files, and we were charged with writing the … More Warming to Ruby! (TDD & Ruby Project)
I dropped the ball this weekend- I didn’t get to do the Ruby track of codecademy like I’d planned, but I managed to do the first few sections earlier this week, making it about a quarter of the way through. The Testing Basics section of the Odin Project was really short! It brought up some … More Learning the Joy of Testing!