FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and Polyglotism

I want to talk about a different “fear of missing out,” or FOMO than my last post. What happens when you do find a new programming language or framework you like? PHP FOMO Let me give an example. Lately, I’ve been envious of PHP for having Laravel. I think it’s a well put-together framework with great, […]

Belongs to Is Now a Required Association in Rails 5

I ran across something the other night in Rails 5 using a “belongs to” relationship that I want to share. The Problem Let’s say you have code similar to the following: class Organization < ApplicationRecord has_many :users end class User < ApplicationRecord belongs_to :organization end This belongs to relationship works fine as long a user has […]

Anxiety Through the Eyes of an Anxious Person

While a teenager, I noticed something different about me. I couldn’t quite pinpoint what it was, though. Eventually, trying to figure it out and keeping it to myself became debilitating. I found that I could never rest or relax and I lived with never ending fear, worry, and a tight chest (not the sexy kind). […]