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Robert Elroy

Blessed

CSL Behring

May 23rd I started at CSL Behring in Kankakee. What an awesome blessing. This has helped my family out tremendously! I am now an inspection Operator.
God has been very good to me through thick and thin! Sometimes when all seems doomed, always keep your faith. God provides what is needed. Not always what you want, but what you need.

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September 23, 2017

Ruby Meetup

with Mark Richarson

Awesome time!

I had an awesome time listening to Mark Richardson teach about the basics of Ruby and how to get started.
Mark finished classes with me at ACLTC this past December 2014. He did a great job getting eager new Rubyists started making their very first app.I was able to assist him with people that struggled a little getting the . . .

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January 02, 2015

TDD in Rails

Not as hard as you think!

TDD is not so bad!

Here are a few things to think about getting started:

*You'll need a test suite like RSpec.

These instructions can be made obsolete in the future. Always be sure to check: https://github.com/rspec/rspec-rails

Add this to your Gemfile:
group :development, :test do
gem 'rspec-rails', '~> 3.0'
end

In . . .

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January 02, 2015

Puzzling!

How to think when building your app!

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So, I was talking with my son the other day about building my app for my capstone project. Sometimes it seems overwhelming looking at the big picture that you'd like to see.That's just it! The BIG picture! Then I started thinking, maybe I need to start thinking about the parts more than that BIG picture. Sure, you need to know where . . .

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November 30, 2014

Truth or Dare!

Boolean

Ok,something I can get a grasp on pretty easily! BOOLEAN!
Don't be scared of this just because it looks frightening.It's actually quite simple in Ruby. Keep in mind there are basic rules to the concept. Something is either false (falsey is how we say it), or true (truthy is how we say this one).
Two things to remember about falsey:
. . .

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October 30, 2014

Ruby Learning

ACLTC

What a great time in class today. We began to learn about GitHub and how to commit our projects to GitHub. We also began to learn how to collaborate via GitHub as well. Jay is doing a great job explaining things so we can understand it. I believe I have made the right decision coming to ACLTC to learn to code.

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September 30, 2014

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