Scrapcal: Adding Initial Devise Authentication

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For the first time in a week I was able to add the initial authentication of the Scrapcal app using the Devise plugin. Scrapcal doesn’t do anything yet; it is just an empty index page. However, it will be an app to create calendar photos for scrapbooks. Mostly it’s just an app to build and showcase my … Continued

RailsConf2017: RailsConf 2017 Day 3 – Final Sessions and Fly Back

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Thursday is the third and last day of RailsConf and my fourth and last day in town. Here are my plans. I will update with new information as events unfold. Breakfast Early at the conference at 8am. Volunteer: Shirts 9:30-11am Volunteer: Lunch 12-12:30pm. Not sure what is all involved, but I’m scheduled for the first part of lunch. Lunch … Continued

RailsConf2017: RailsConf 2017 Day 2 – Shirts and Sessions

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Wednesday is the second day of RailsConf and my third day in town. Here are my plans. I will update with new information as events unfold. Volunteer focus will be on handing out shirts. Fewer sessions today. Breakfast This might be a good time to grab breakfast somewhere in town KEYNOTE: JUSTIN SEARLS 9-10am Session: LEADING WHEN … Continued

Blog: Hello, New Personal Business Card!

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Check out my new personal business card! I have had this idea for ‘name-tag’ style personal business cards for a few years now and it’s nice to see these actualized. The More Personal Business Card These are probably closer to a ‘calling card’, not a business card. I’m commonly meeting new people in pseudo-professional networking settings. I needed something … Continued

RailsConf2017: RailsConf 2017 Plans

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After successfully volunteering at #RubyConf in 2016 in Cincinnati, I was looking forward to volunteering again at #RailsConf this spring. Here are my plans for RailsConf 2017 this next week. I love meeting new people! Contact me if you’d like to make plans together! Twitter: @caseydriscoll Email: hello@caseydris.co The City I know almost nothing about … Continued

DevOps: Notes on ‘The Twelve-Factor App’ for WordPress

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In an effort to improve my DevOps skills, I’m working to understand how to develop and deploy WordPress sites as a ’12 Factor Application.’ I am reading through ‘The Twelve Factor App’ as part of thoroughly understanding the Roots/Bedrock platform. I am adding my notes here. Additionally the Roots team wrote their own notes on ‘The Twelve … Continued

Scrapcal: Project: Scrapcal

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Here’s a new idea for a project I call ‘Scrapcal’. https://scrapcal.com/ (dead for now) In my analog life I have a big wall calendar made up of a torn up desk calendar. It takes up a whole wall in my bedroom and it is about 66″ wide by 66″ tall. Every day is about the size … Continued

On Rails: Again!

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After a hiatus of a few years I am returning my professional focus back to Ruby on Rails. This page will show updates from all my ongoing open-source Ruby on Rails projects.