Rails Engine Part II

Me = Mock and Stub Freak No one at work has ever accused me of being underzealous in my use of mocks and stubs in my testing. Mocks are fake objects and stubs are fake behaviors employed in software tests. There are three reasons for my bullishness on using fake... [Read More]

Turing School: Six Month Retrospective

Some Additional Perspective, Same Conclusion As many of the readers of this blog already know, I finished re-tooling my career at the Turing School of Software & Design┬áthis past January. Now at roughly six months in the world as a Turing Alum and two months as an engineer at Ibotta,... [Read More]

Google Sheets Course Offering

Google Sheets Course Offering I am excited to announce that I have begun developing a Google Sheets online course geared towards real world use cases for one of Google's most powerful and free tools. Like many of the posts on this blog, this will be an extremely in depth course... [Read More]

From Code School Grad to Engineer

I have spent the last nine months transitioning from the K-12 education space to the tech world. The ride was challenging so I want to outline some of the steps I took to help me make the transition from code school graduate to engineer. I could not have made such... [Read More]

Finished a Bootcamp? Time to level up your Testing

Finished a Bootcamp? Time to level up your Testing I completed the Turing School of Software Design┬áthis past January. Since that time, I've gotten the chance to work on production applications that have helped me appreciate some strategies for testing at scale applications that as a student I would not... [Read More]