Ramblings from a startup addict and Techpreneur!

Time to Freelance with TopTal

I’ve been doing software development for 5-10 years (many of those first years were devoted to hobby work and side projects. The past 5-6 have been more dedicated to perfecting my craft. My major focus has been web development including wordpress and sugar…

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FreeCodeCamp Bonfire Challenge Solutions

In order to help land that coding job I’ve been dreaming of, and since I’m currently unemployed, I thought I’d use spare time where I’m not coding on something cool, or applying for dev jobs to work on my craft. Beginner Algorithm Scripting…

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How to keep tables uncluttered by using profiles for each user type in Ruby on Rails

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This is a continuation of my STI / Single Table Inheritance article: “How to use multiple User types with the same model in Rails aka STI or Single Table Inheritance” To keep your tables less cluttered and better normalized, I do recommend creating…

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How to Use Multiple User Types (STI or Single Table Inheritance) with the Same Model in Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails

Lately, I’ve been building a complex CRM for music teachers to manage students, invoicing, etc… It’s gotten a bit complicated, and I myself have learned a lot from this side project. One important thing I’ve learned is STI, or Single Table Inheritance. Basically,…

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Now Shipping Glitter and Poop to your Enemies, Friends, Grandma!

Now shipping Glitter to your Enemies

If you’re mad that the ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com site is gone, down, and being sold to the highest bidder before you could get your order in – don’t fret. Newest site on the block promises to offer many new, and great features to set itself…

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Why the Singularity proves Time Travel Impossible

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  The fact is that Ray Kurzweil is a mad genius, he is definitely mad, and he’s definitely a genius, and some of his predictions are quite scary. Nothing is more scary, and exhilarating as the thought of a technological singularity – the…

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How to Use Local Environment as Default in Laravel Artisan CLI

I have to say, I absolutely LOVE Laravel – everything about it. One of my favorite features is the ability to separate your app into local/production versions. I use a lot of packages for development, that I just don’t need on my production…

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How to setup Local and Production environments on Laravel

One great feature of Laravel is how easy it is to setup local and dev environments. Why would you want separate environments? Require separate packages for dev, and production. Less bloat / potential for errors on production. Turn off debug on production. Special…

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Gollum Covers Taylor Swift

I absolutely LOVE Gollum, my favorite character on Lord of the Rings, and probably one of the BEST pieces of acting I’ve ever seen. I love the way Andy Serkis does the split personality between Gollum and Shmeagol, it’s quite amazing. He’s a…

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