This is from a great episode of the ChangeLog podcast that interviews Tim Bell, the founder and creator of CS Unplugged: a collection of free teaching material that teaches computer science through engaging games and puzzles. I struggle with how much… Continue Reading →
Yesterday I was struggling with getting Vue components to do non-AJAXy things and wondering why on earth this was so difficult.
This very much falls into the category of “things that must surely be easier”. So let me know in the comments if it is actually easier. Here’s the thing, I’m tinkering with Vue and Laravel. I have a Vue component… Continue Reading →
In which I lament my own utter incompetence, but also switch back from VS Code to PHPStorm in a flash and cry quietly over programming languages.
I’m a computer guy, not a physical things guy. IT systems bow to my every whim (sometimes), but doors, cars, and bits of wood and string aren’t my thing.
Except…last week…I made a basketball hoop for my currently-basketball-obsessed boy out of an old plant pot, some lying around wood, and some cable ties.
A real slam dunk!
The girl’s hair is SO pretty.
I’m using Test Driven Development (TDD) for the first (and second) time on a couple of side projects. Here are some further reflections on the process and issues I’ve come across.