Thought Pieces


a blog about learning and technology

Building Family Associations with Rails: part one, models

I had quite a time building a family tree app. It’s still not quite perfect, but it works pretty well. I couldn’t find much online that addressed this, so hopefully this blog post will help other people.


Thoughts on my Completed Sinatra Lab

it was interesting for me to compare the sinatra app I just completed with the cli gem I built a few weeks ago. What I found most exciting was the data aspect - for my web scraping gem, there was no new data being generated on my end - I was just taking information that already existed and manipulating it.