- Slowly ever so slowly (03 Oct 2019)
I'm still learning Ruby, and it's going ever so slowly. I try to squeeze an hour here or there, but I just don't have the time to sit down and devote to it like I want to. I like what I'm learning, though, and I know it will be rewarding once I'm finished. Just have to stick with it. I've been so tempted to veer off course like I normally do, but I haven't yet. One thing that helped keep me going is that I learned that it can be used as a scripting language inside of Chief Architect--which is a architectural drafting program.
- Ruby all day long (01 Mar 2017)
I've found my new love, and she's a gem. No, really. I've fallen in love with Ruby, the language. Now I know what all the fuss is about. It's really a pleasure to code in, even more so than Python. So much so that I can't stop thinking about it. Like, I wake up every morning thinking about what method I can use next, or what sort of little script I can write to simplify my daily tasks. In fact, I wrote this post using a script that generates the front matter with the title and time filled out. Makes writing blog posts a little more streamlined.
- Ruby Ruby Ruby (24 Feb 2017)
It's been awhile since I've posted an update, but you know, holidays can be a busy time for all. My main focus for the last couple of days has been learning more command line and programming skills.
- Fun fun functions (19 Nov 2016)
Tonight I spent some more time with Python. I tweaked the posts.py script so that it would insert the time and timezone along with the date in the date section of the front matter. The next step will be to create a module and setup file so that I can install this in future projects.
- Forward plans (21 May 2016)
It's been awhile. And the directions I've taken in the past couple of months are... kind of all of the map. That is, each week/weekend, I start digging into a new language, or overhaul a laptop with another Linux distro. This is all well and good, but not productive for the long run.