First off, JavaScript was way harder to understand than I expected. I entered Phase 4 with a very basic understanding of JS. I had a bit of knowledge about data types, and the DOM, thanks to Flatirons pre-course work for the program. About halfway into completing the modules I struggled…


I live in New York City where marijuana was recently legalized. Soon I want to begin selling cannabis infused treats so I wanted my Rails project to be about something that can be based on my future business, while still meeting the project requirements. The main function of my project…


The forum app I created is very simple. With only four models, a User, Post, Comment, and FavoritePost, its’ basic functionality is similar to that of Reddit or Quora. So, yes it is basically a watered down version of those apps. Users are able to create a discussion post, edit…


Creating a CLI for the first time was an interesting experience. Where I struggled most was in the very beginning of my project. After adding gems, and requiring the necessary files, it was time to start building classes & their methods. I chose to get the data I needed from…


When I was a child, I was always excited when receiving something like a new game, and console, iPod, or even a hair styling tool with new features. Since then, I knew I had an undying love for tech and it’s why I’m currently studying software engineering. …

Mariah Senior

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