In my last blog, I went into how you can seed your database from an external API. This is great for grabbing information from a source other than your own backend and is a pretty essential tool for building a lot of projects. However, what happens once you’ve pushed your…


That’s it, that’s the blog.

Seeding is an ever-important task when you’re building out a backend in any language. …


Filters! They’re awesome! The practical uses of filters can be seen everywhere from a nice pour over coffee from your favorite cafe to the spam filter in your email. Filters also have their place in the world of audio engineering.

“I have filters on internets” — Former President George W…

Ever since I started to code I’ve wanted to learn about the browser’s Web Audio API. My long term goal is to create a full synthesizer with it, so give me a follow if you want to watch me on that journey.

I remember during my last few weeks at…


I’ve been writing a whole lot of Ruby articles recently off the effort I made on a recent take home code challenge. Though I still have a lot of plans for my Ruby/Rails/Backend journey, I wanted to hop back where I left off picking away at Wes Bos’ JavaScript30. …


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Have you ever started a project with ‘rails new’ and not wanted to use your default version of ruby?

Moreover, you might have already begun work on a project to later find you need to change versions.

Now there’s no need…


In my recent article, I went over the differences between two very popular types of testing- Mocha and Jest. This time around I wanted to touch on RSpec, a testing suite for Ruby. …


“If I am a guilty man, my crime is in daring to believe that there’s a ruby gem for every situation, that the truth will pass in my rspec tests and that no one bug can live forever. I believe it still. Much as you try to bury the gems…


When first getting started with programming in Rails, a new dev will learn about how classes are created implicitly with sequential ids. Sequential ids are nice because they’re easy on the eyes and it’s even easier to track stuff down within your json.

Sequential ids do have their drawbacks. …


Are you tired of getting this error in your Rails Applications?

Does not knowing what CORS is got you down?

Well, have a seat over there and let’s take a look at…

…RACK-CORS AND YOU!!!

And how! Little Timmy.

To get an understanding of why we’re getting this error. It’s…

Kevin Gleeson

Software Engineering Graduate from Flatiron School. Former expatriate and music teacher.

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