There seems to be plenty of options now for those wanting to sharpen their coding skills or prepare for a job interview. This week I tried out two of those options; here is my profile on HackerRank and my profile on Codewars. I've spent a bit more time on HackerRank and am moving through both… Continue reading HackerRank, Codewars, or what else?
I'm sorry to say that it's been a rough few weeks for me between a reoccurring case of strep throat and a broken laptop. I'll spare you the details. I've completed Stephen Grider's Modern React and Redux course on Udemy and it's easy to see why it's one the most popular and highly rated courses… Continue reading Starting React on Rails
Currently I am finishing up a CSS project to recreate the Dribbble.com homepage. Check out the current view on GitHub pages or see the style sheets here. I have been recreating a few web pages in order to improve my CSS skills and get hands on experience with web design. I'm also working on a… Continue reading Recreating the Dribbble.com Homepage
My main project, a Rails app called BLLTN, is developing nicely and nearing completion of all the main features. Check out the latest deploy on Heroku and the code for the tests on GitHub. Now that I now have a bunch of Rails apps under my belt, it's definitely much easier to integrate tests into… Continue reading Minitest and TDD
As I forge ahead with learning more advanced CSS, using a preprocessor has been very helpful with larger projects. I'm putting the final touches on my previous two projects, mentioned in a previous post, and moving on to recreating a NY Times article, hosted on GitHub Pages and here's the code on GitHub. I've used… Continue reading CSS Preprocessors on Linux