React UI front-end development

Posted by on September 13, 2020 in Course, Development, Learning

Before starting my new role as a developer it was recommend I learn some React. Coincidentally my favorite instructor released a course on React in the 4 weeks leave I had before starting the new role. The course focused entirely on React UI for the front end development of a Writing and Social application. The […]

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Full-stack Javascript

Posted by on April 26, 2020 in Course, Database, Development, Learning

I recently extended my Javascript knowledge by completing a Full-stack Javascript course. This was another Udemy course by my favorite instructor Brad Schiff. Doing this course gives you full exposure to both the Front-end browser based Javascript, along with Server side Javascript using Node-js with Express. The course has a focus on understanding the Javascript […]

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Travel site Improvements

Posted by on January 4, 2020 in Course, Deployment, Development, Learning

I originally worked about 3 years ago on the Travel site static web page as part of the Git Modern Development Workflow course. The course was updated to remove some unnecessary, bloated or outdated packages. Other improvements also including removing the use of the Gulp task and workflow manager and replacing it entirely with the […]

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MaterializeCSS University Application built on Rails

Posted by on August 24, 2019 in Development, Learning

I have been working on this project off and on for a month or so now. At the time of writing this I have still not completed to where I would like it to be. This project is another Ruby on Rails application built with the MaterializeCSS frontend framework. I have enjoyed working with this […]

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Rails Action Cable and Semantic UI app

Posted by on May 25, 2019 in Course, Development, Learning

Using the Action Cable functionality provided by Rails I have built a small messaging application. I also used the Semantic UI framework to style the application. Action Cable integrates WebSockets feature to allow real time information to be displayed without the need for a refresh. It uses a Publish-Subscribe paradigm. This allows for the server […]

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Local Ruby on Rails Development

Posted by on April 25, 2019 in Course, Development, Learning

Previously I was producing Ruby on Rails projects using an online(cloud) based development IDE and environment. This was done using AWS Cloud 9 and launching the production application in Heroku. I was keen to learn how I could: Setup a Linux machine Pull my existing projects across onto the Linux machine Setup the Linux machine […]

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