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Eclectic Saddlebag

Welcome to my Eclectic Journey.

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Conditional CSS Classes in HAML

I have been working on a new Rails side project called Your Congress, and decided to use HAML, instead of the standard Rails templating language (ERB). Why? Good question. Actually, I just wanted to learn how to use it, to include a new technology in my skills for the Job Search.

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Git Alias Workflow

Continuing this article series about Streamlining Workflow, must include a way to streamline our git commands. This article uses my own aliases and a GIST below for the full list.

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Vuetify Form Validation

Recently I have been learning Express and this app I have been working on will eventually be a Survey App, a more full featured version of the I did as part of Flatiron. This app utilizes MongoDB, Express, and a Vue.js frontend. I recently finished the user accounts authentication on the backend with JWT, and added the registration and login forms, routing, and logic to the frontend.

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Express Bodyparser

I am learning how much I love back-end architectures. This week I decided to through away the tutorials and code my first Node Express server. After reviewing a lot of code samples I started to notice something around one middleware package. The way that Body-parser is including in a project can be subjective.

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Rails Boilerplate

So far in this series, we have looked at the benefits of using a Boilerplate to streamline your workflow, and a two articles on how to setup a React Boilerplate with parcel instead of Webpack, and a traditional means to compile and bundle a traditional HTML/SCSS project using Parcel. So, what about Rails?

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