Intermediate Debugging Ruby on Rails with Pry

I use Pry on a daily basis while writing / debugging code. I want to show you how to go beyond a simple breakpoint with pry. I’ll show you how I use it to learn about unfamiliar code and how to debug code.

11 min read

How to kill a rails server

I can’t be the only one who occasionally tries to start rails server and gets:

~1 min read

How to make good pull requests

Bottom Line - Don’t waste the reviewer’s time. Don’t make them over-think about things you should have provided ahead of time in the pull request description.

2 min read

How Ruby on Rails Forms and Nested Forms Work.

Forms are a huge part of a dynamic website. It’s through forms that you take user input and do something with it. It’s worth taking time to understand how to build different types of forms with rails.

14 min read

How to use the Command Line Interface

Becoming a software developer forced me to learn the command line interface. At first, I strongly resisted. Coming from windows GUI — the command line looked like an ugly remnant of 1980s computing.