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Richard Charman
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Going Off The Track On Rails
Hey, Doc, we better back up. We don't understand enough about Rails to get this project running. ...But we do need Rails. Because Rails is magic! Well, OK, not exactly magic, but on first look Rails appears to be a very magic code wand style of framework ...

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Asynchronous I/O in Programming (and Chickens)
Gloria, you're always on the run now... Today we're looking at how input and output operations can be handled on a computer. But because I spend all my days sat at a laptop I will instead use a chicken to explain this process. Because why not? See our chick...

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Prototypal Inheritance
More fun with JavaScript... After spending several weeks safe in the comfort of our Ruby environment, this week it's been head first into JavaScript. There has been fun with functions ....sooooooo many functions!....and a lot of headaches caused by forgetti...

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Functional JavaScript: Scope and Hoisting
JavaScript: putting the fun in functional since 1995! With so much function going down it's hardly surprising that JavaScript is a functional language. But what do we mean by that? Well a function is kinda like an independent mini-program within a program. ...

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What is an ORM?
What is an ORM? Orm was a worm, featured in the popular British CITV show, Orm and Cheep..... But we're not talking the puppet variety here, instead we're concentrating on the computer science version of ORM. It stands for Object-relational mapping, and is ...

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Wasted Days?
I want to share my experience of the last couple of days on the Makers Academy Ronin course. It's been a very difficult time and I hope by putting this out there I may be able to help others who hit that wall of frustration and feel it's just not worth it. ...

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