Using Visual Studio Code for Ruby Development

Since I have a Windows machine, I’ve been using Visual Studio Code for all my Ruby work. I had heard stories that doing Ruby development on Windows was a bit of a mission, but I thought I’d at least give it a go before shelling out some serious dollars for a Mac. Installing Ruby on Windows was pretty straightforward. Quick download and making sure that … Continue reading Using Visual Studio Code for Ruby Development

This Week In Dev #4 – More Maths than anything

This past week was a little slow on the technical side of things as I found myself working more on mathematics and typing than actual coding. But let’s start this off the right way with a quick stand up: Stand up meeting (Progress from last week) Continue work on the Well-Grounded Rubyist Book This week was pretty crazy, with me going up to London twice … Continue reading This Week In Dev #4 – More Maths than anything

This Week In Dev #3 – The Ruby and Maths work continues!

Things are starting to pick up, I’ve been working through my Ruby materials and gearing myself up for Makers. So how did I get on this week? Stand up meeting (progress from last week) Continue work on Hashes and Arrays in Ruby I’m moving this task under the work I’m going to do following the Well-Grounded Rubyist book. It’ll save me having to work on … Continue reading This Week In Dev #3 – The Ruby and Maths work continues!

This Week in Dev #2 – First Open Source Contribution!

The preparation continues for Makers Academy and I’ve been working at it slowly but surely. I’ve been working on a couple of things this week so let’s get to it Stand up (progress from last week) In last week’s post, I set myself some goals to try and quick-start my learning. This is how I got on. Be more comfortable using Hashes and Arrays in … Continue reading This Week in Dev #2 – First Open Source Contribution!

New Journey with Makers Academy

In more exciting news, I’ve just been accepted into the Makers Academy bootcamp starting in the June Cohort. Situated in Shoreditch London, Makers is a intensive coding bootcamp that aims to take students from beginners and turn them into junior developers in 12 weeks. Judging by their website, days last from 9am till 7pm and there are challenges and work to do over weekends. The … Continue reading New Journey with Makers Academy