When you're starting out to learn coding, what language should you learn first? There's no universally accepted answer, but Ruby on Rails offers a strong case. Rails provides a complete framework for using the Ruby language, it makes doing simple things simple, and there's lots of community support.
It’s been over a month since I’ve written my last post. And quite frankly, I regret it. The truth is that my last month has been extremely busy. I worked on a couple of projects at DaVinci Coders, had some scheduling issues at my job, and worked through some personal difficulties. But those aren’t good excuses.
Recently, I’ve been reflecting a lot on the last month where I’ve worked on two projects for DaVinci Coders. The first, Shift Scheduler, is an app that allows people to conveniently manage employees schedules. The second, Tracker Request, uses the Pivotal Tracker and GitHub APIs to create a one-stop-shop for managing projects. I want to recap the important bits from my last month at DaVinci Coders.
An online job-hunting platform dedicated to helping those without college degrees find skills-based jobs, officially launched Thursday in Colorado, the first state to have access to the service.
Called Skillful, the service combines online tools and on-the-ground resources to connect job-hunters to jobs and training. It also works with employers to offer tools and advisors to broaden their talent pool by creating skills-based job descriptions.
This is an exclusive interview between Thomas Frey, Executive Director of DaVinci Institute and Mats, the creator of the Ruby programming language. The video provides an interesting background behind the creation of the Ruby language and how it became such a success today.