I was in a discussion recently where the topic of Title IX came up. This is an innocent enough topic normally, but one of the people in the conversation was someone who had a sports management major and, clearly sometime during their education, had been told about a lot of the negative sides. In essence […]
The open source Visual Town Budget is a great visualization tool that can be used to help your staff, council, or the public more easily see how the budget stacks up. I wanted to get it running locally on my laptop first so I could get the date working before posting it up for staff […]
I was writing a SQL query to pull data from an existing vendor database into a report. Instead of just ‘dbo.users’ having an ‘id’ column, they normally named the primary key ‘user_id’. While we can argue about the semantics, it had a nice effect that I could search for the column name across the entire […]
So my wonderful 6-year old Dell XPS 13 Developer edition’s soldering at the power port finally gave way, leaving me with a fully function laptop with only one little issue that it can’t get power. The sent me packing to my ‘backup’ Windows 10 laptop. I really wanted to keep working in a Linux environment […]
The Rails Side I’ve recently started using StimulusJS as the web framework for a Rails 5.2 application. In Part 1 I built a simple type-ahead search form. In this second half I walk through using a controller and partials to render the results, just like a traditional Rails app.
Part 1 – The Front End I’ve recently started using StimulusJS as the web framework for a Rails 5.2 application. My first task with it was to build a simple type-ahead search form.
Post-mortem of my time at Voterheads; what went well and what not so much.