Aug

04

What the best web technology to use on a personal website?

This was a question posed on Quora yesterday. The questioner received no answers at the time so I thought I’d give him a suggestion (in my humble opinion). Here is my reply: I don’t think there is a best technology for a personal website. You should just use what you know or what you want to know. I’ll give you my example, I am a career changer and I did go to a code academy to beef up my coding skills. I needed a personal portfolio site in order to get a job.  I had just learned Ruby On Rails so I thought I’d use that but I didn’t have […]

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Jul

25

Moving on from Mezzobit

Just a post to share some amazing news that makes me excited as well as a little jittery!  Last year, for those who know, I decided to make a big change in my life. I was very tired of the monotonous life I had as an MRI technologist making very little money and giving up all my time to “the company.” I had been longing to be back in technology for a long time and my times as a kid coding and working with technology all through school made me wonder what happened and why I was where I was in life. I had gotten enticed by the world of […]

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Jun

13

Having Fun with Mongo DB

Thought I’d put together a short blog post about coding in MongoDb.  I’ve been back into coding for a bit longer than a year now and after learning Ruby and Ruby on Rails with ActiveRecord, remembering my HTML / CSS / Jquery, and of course getting into WordPress, Bootstrap, and a myriad of other technologies, I wanted to learn some Mongo DB.  We use it where I work so I was excited to hear from my manager that if I learned some Mongo, I’d get the keys to get inside our database.  Developing is something I’ve wanted to do more and more of and something my current place of employment […]

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