Maybe I’m taking the whole MVC thing too far, but I’ve been reading and learning both Ruby and Rails at a fairly fast clip and just when I thought I was getting the hang of what goes in models, views, and controllers respectively, along comes The Advanced Recipe for Rails book with a recipe for [...]
Separate inputs for a single Date Entry? pop-up Calendars? Enforce one way (i.e. enter in “mm/dd/yyyy” format)? What happened to the end-user perspective?
User input parsing and validation is classic computer science and usability fodder, yet we seem to get ever more clever at making it more cumbersome to enter a date than [...]
For Years, I have used nothing but Microsoft Windows desktops and my development effort was 100% Windows based systems. Long story, short, lets just say I knew way more about the inner bowels of Windows and its various API’s than I will ever care to recall nowadays. Around 2001, I realized “The Web” [...]
Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging
…and with that, I almost did delete this post to begin start blogging. But alas, every programming example seems to start with “Hello, world!” so I figured this is an appropriate beginning to this blog about myself and programming. [...]