Julie Writes

Congratulations All Aboard Bootcampers!

April 18, 2021

I just submitted my final project...technically one minute past the deadline, hoping that John doesn't notice. It's another one of those times where I have multiple emotions. I'm excited to finally be done, it took a lot of time and energy (thank you to the best husband and family ever). I'm sad tha ...

Heroku Logs

April 14, 2021

I've been using Heroku to deploy my final project. Many times - I have seen the dreaded “We're sorry, but something went wrong.” At first, I was frustrated because I could never figure out why I was receiving this page. Slowly I discovered using 'heroku logs —tail' in the cli to see the logs while y ...

It's a marathon, not a sprint

April 13, 2021

I'm really stubborn. So stubborn, that I should take a break instead of figuring out the cause of a bug. But instead, I might stay up trying to figure it out. Two days ago, I attempted to learn how to send users an email to verify their account. I wouldn't stop trying to figure it out. If I fixed on ...

Rails Many to Many

April 09, 2021

Most if not all of the associations in my final project are a one to many. I am so glad I attempted to add the ability to have multiple courses. This required a many to many relationship. One course can have many students, and one student can have many courses. This required the use of the has_many ...

Rails Action Cable Take 2

April 08, 2021

After reverting my project to pre-action-cable, I attempted to try action cable again. One of the reasons was that my forums/posts/responses views were very cluttered and hard to follow. I needed to really understand what my code was saying. The other reason was that I couldn't deploy it to Heroku w ...