11/01/13

Sinatra Round Two - Group Date

So for our second round with Sinatra, it was a group date. Four to be exact. It was a far more valuable experience this go-around, in that I actually learned AND applied some of my learning! The ole’ synapses finally started to click on day two of...

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10/28/13

My First Date with Sinatra

My first date with Sinatra was a hot mess. And that damn tipped over rocks glass for error messages is enough to drive a girl to drink.

Overly excited about building a web app, due to having some cursory experience with a little front-end dev...

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10/11/13

Focus Week Relief

So we just finished our first of three focus weeks at the JumpstartLab, and it could not have come at a better time -- well, except maybe a little earlier. Seriously - I think I've been desperate for a focus week. A break in the fierce treading of...

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09/20/13

I have No Idea What I Am Doing

I tried to insert ERB tags into haml.

I got myself up "git creek" when I thought it would be cool to rebase.

I lost hours googling my googles because I didn't understand the answers to my noob questions.

I have yet to fully complete an in-class...

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09/13/13

Desperately Seeking Noob Status

noob-nerd

At the start of my learning to program adventure, my mentor referred to me as a noob in an email exchange. I made the mistake of correcting his spelling, assuming he must have meant newb, as in newbie, one "new" to a particular practice or profession...

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