The Case of the Broken API Params

I’ve been working on a Ruby program and had received a new version of an API to interface with. The new version had moved from GET requests to POST requests, so where before I was getting information with:

Setting Up Visual Town Budget on your Windows PC

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… Continue reading Setting Up Visual Town Budget on your Windows PC

Rails 5, Postgres, & Windows Subsystem for Linux

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… Continue reading Rails 5, Postgres, & Windows Subsystem for Linux

Using StimulusJS for Type-ahead Search (2/2)

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.