I was working on one of our projects when I happened to run across some code that set off my rubber ducky detector. It's a page that displays the days production quantities or displays an estimate if it's too early in the day to tell. Both cases have very similar Read More
FactoryGirl the oddly named testing tool for database models is something we use a lot at Wizard Development. If you're unfamiliar with how it works, I strongly suggest you check it out. Unlike fixtures which loads a bunch of data into your database, factories will create the objects you need Read More
It's been around six months since I quit my job as a PSI Analyst. For those of you unfamiliar with the terminology, it's pretty much a glorified title for an Excel technician. I lasted a mere 3 months before the banal, repetitive tasks took their toll on me, slowly killing Read More
A few weeks ago Armando was featured on PBS News Hour in a spot about education and software development. We couldn't be more proud.
The segment covered software development bootcamps, specifically the Flatiron School and how people are using the education to get jobs. Our spot covered Armando'... Read More
We recently added an API to The Winnower to support our new Wordpress Plugin. It was a great experience in both product and software design. Wordpress support is the first of a few great features we're adding to The Winnower to aid our users in publishing.
It was suprising to Read More
While working on my pet project for matching tennis partners I decided to make a match history page. It displays a player's recent matches and some information pertaining to them: who played when, who won, and how much that win affected their score on the site. I also wanted each Read More