Four Days of Bootstrap Love

Four Days of Bootstrap  Love
I am currently working on a Rails app and was tired of looking at the default styling as I build it out … so I sat down to give it some Twitter Bootstrap style. To give ¬†the app some css love, I added twitter ¬†bootstrap to my Gemfile and ran bundle install. It took me ...

Python Bit Me and I Loved It!

Python Bit Me and I Loved It!
I recently attended an Intro To Python Workshop offered by the Philadelphia Chapter of GirlDevelopIt. Dana Bauer, the teacher, is an independent developer, mapmaker, and data analyst. The class covered the basics such as lists, if, elif, else, loops, concatenation, strings, the importance of indentation in Python, and the essence of Python syntax. Having recently ...

Inaugural Ruby on Rails Apprenticeship Program for Women in Philadelphia

Inaugural Ruby on Rails Apprenticeship Program for Women in Philadelphia
I am honored to be able to participate in the first-of-its-kind 4-month long Ruby on Rails Apprenticeship Program sponsored by the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It! and Brian McElaney of Tamman Technologies, Inc. in Philadelphia. I am one of four women given an opportunity to expand our knowledge of both sides of web application ...

Rails Girls comes to Philly! Women and Technology is NOW!

Rails Girls comes to Philly! Women and Technology is NOW!
I had the privilege of spending a full Saturday on March 15th, 2013 at the inaugural Rails Girls Philly event. We got an great introduction to the Ruby on Rails Framework, got to use the tools (terminal, browser, text editor), worked toward creating an APP and had one-on-one coaching by a great group of techie ...