Old Guy New Trick

An old guys journey to learn how to code.

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At Sea Without The Net Two weeks ago from today, at about this time I was kicked back in the main show room of the **ms Nieuw Amsterdam** waiting for the opening act to begin.  With a full stomach fro... 2015-03-29 19:49:35 UTC 2015-11-14 02:07:30 UTC
Learning From Test Suite Aggravation In my previous post  I spoke about the Flex Blogger project.  Josh introduced us to a new component called ckeditor.  Ckeditor is a javascript based gui text editor.  After usin... 2015-02-17 07:55:00 UTC 2015-11-14 02:09:36 UTC
The Gathering A few weeks back I was discussing an idea around the weekly Code and Coffee table. The idea was a spin on something I saw Nathan Barry discussing over here. I still consider mys... 2015-02-03 07:50:00 UTC 2015-11-11 02:33:45 UTC
Enable Remote Access - Postgres Recently I've been troubleshooting an issue with my pet project.  On my laptop, in a development environment, I didn't seem to have any issues. My test suite has been working fi... 2015-01-07 21:00:07 UTC 2015-11-11 02:39:28 UTC
Custom Passwordless SSH Access When I created my Digital Ocean VPS I setup SSH Keys for both my main laptop and desktop computers.  I grabbed the appropriate contents from my .pub file and pasted that informa... 2015-01-06 20:10:14 UTC 2015-11-11 02:48:49 UTC
Error Deploying to Production on Heroku I have been making progress with a personal application that I am working on.  In the early days of development, I had deployed a version of the application to Heroku - and it w... 2014-12-30 08:00:25 UTC 2015-11-11 02:55:11 UTC
Aint Your Ruby When meeting new people in the programming community, we frequently share what we do in our day jobs.  By day I primarily use Perl, though I have been slowly building up an arse... 2014-11-18 08:40:25 UTC 2015-11-11 02:59:33 UTC
Cha-Cha-Cha-Chruby [Note: After spending some time using chruby, I ended up going back to RVM.] Recently I got a bug, ney rather an itch I needed to scratch.  I have been using RVM for over a y... 2014-11-17 20:40:47 UTC 2015-11-11 03:06:23 UTC
Borrowing From Ruby Tapas I have many learning tools in my arsenal including Code School, Thoughtbot/Upcase, RailsCasts, Ruby Tapas, and too many other Internet based free resources to list.  But today I... 2014-11-04 07:20:45 UTC 2015-11-11 03:13:40 UTC
MySQL Issue on Mac OSX Most of my Rails projects, for personal use and education, have been using Postgresql or SQLite for the datbase backend.  At work our primary database is Oracle with a dash of M... 2014-10-27 17:40:45 UTC 2015-11-11 03:16:07 UTC