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Dillon Welch
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How to Link a Git Folder with an Existing Heroku App
Follow  this guide  to get Heroku setup on your command line tool of choice. heroku git:remote -a project_name where project name is the name of your Heroku app (if your app's URL is stellablog.herokuapp.com , project_name would be stellablog) and you're do...
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How to use respond_to? with private methods
respond_to? is an awesome method for testing if an object has a given method. By default, it will return false for methods that are private. If you want to test if an object has a method regardless of its private status, you can just pass true after the met...
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How to specify a local gem in your Gemfile
If you're developing a gem and you want to test it out locally in another project, this is easily accomplished by specifying the path to the local gem in your Gemfile: gem 'bears', path: '/path/to/bears/gem' and boom, it's there. One bundle install later an...
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Capybara::Poltergeist::TimeoutError
Timed out waiting for response to {"name":"visit","args":[" http://127.0.0.1:54242/ "]}.
It's possible that this happened because something
took a very long time (for example a page load was slow).
If so, setting the Poltergeist :timeout
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undefined method `capture_haml' for RSpec
If you're using Haml in a Rails project, testing with RSpec, you might encounter the "undefined method 'capture_haml' for ..." error while trying to run your specs. I encountered this error in a view spec when trying to use Simple Form along with Haml. Fort...
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How to properly update a Rails model with a non-default primary key.
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How to Push a Local Branch to a Separate Remote Branch
This is my first post about Git! I'll be talking about how to push the contents of a local branch to a remote branch that is different from what it currently points to. The base syntax is git push remote local_branch:remote_branch An example of when to use ...
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How to Load Dependencies in a Rails Engine
In a Rails project, generally all you have to do is add a gem to your Gemfile and the dependencies will automagically get taken care of. Unfortunately, for Rails Engines this is not the case. You will have to take the additional step of requiring the gem's ...
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Removing extra whitespace from Haml
Most of the time, Haml is pretty awesome. One of the cases where it's not so awesome is around multiline mixed Ruby/HTML. For example, when trying to create a timer on the screen: Because of reasons, Haml decides to add extra whitespace around each of the s...
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Using local assets with save_and_open_page
Previously I talked about how to use save_and_open_page with Cucumber. Unfortunately, when you do this it renders an unstyled page. If you add Capybara.asset_host = 'http://localhost:3000' to your spec_helper.rb or Capybara config file, save_and_open_page w...
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The correct Capybara syntax to test an input field with multiple attributes.
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How to create a Rails model with a non-default primary key.
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Software Engineer
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Ruby on Rails, Ruby, Programming, PHP, Mathematics, C, C++, iOS
Employment
  • Q-Centrix
    Software Engineer, 2015 - present
  • Wayfair
    Software Engineer, 2013 - 2014
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San Diego
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Ruston - Mission Viejo - Costa Mesa - Mandeville - Boston
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If you hold a Unix shell to your ear, can you hear the C?
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  • Louisiana Tech University
    Computer Science/Math, 2009 - 2013
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I've been here a few times now and I love this place. Their tacos are the bomb and cheaply priced too. Each margarita I've had here has been divine. The staff is very attentive and friendly. The owner dedicated some time to telling me about his favorite Tamarindo cocktail on a busy weekend night. Great food and great service. I'll definitely be coming back here when I want tacos.
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The hotel is very aesthetically pleasing with lots of parking. There's a convenient grocery store and Tim Hortons nearby. The room has a super cozy bed, USB and power plugs easily accessible, and a nice bathroom. The breakfast has the only hotel eggs I've ever liked, but the fruit options did not taste great. Overall a good experience.
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The beds are super cozy. The window has a really neat automatic curtain. The housekeeping service is a little overzealous and ignores privacy signs.
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The staff is way too aggressive. My bags were taken from me as soon as I walked through the door. While I was waiting at check-in I was given a paper map without being asked. The "helper" was given my key instead of me, without telling me what room I was in. I was force led into the elevator and my girlfriend was growled at when he tried to get out because she was in the way, as the elevator is tiny. I was then led to my room and then he came in there without asking me for permission. He scoffed and walked away when I didn't offer a tip. The room itself was mediocre. The bed was rather springy. There was no power plug by the bed. The shower was low and I hit my head on the doorframe on the way out. I could hear other hotel rooms taking a shower. The window had no screen and looked directly onto a loud alley. The breakfast was ok but not spectacular - croissants, muffins, cereal, tea/coffee, and fruit. Outside of the staff out front it's not an awful hotel but definitely not worth the price they are asking.
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