Monthly Archives: September 2014

Motivation Elusive White Whale

Motivation: The Elusive White Whale

We’ve all been there, we find ourself wanting to work on one of our brilliant ideas in our spare time but often we open the laptop, setup the project and then the motivation just fizzles away. Why? Where does the excitement go? For me, first starting in Ruby on Rails, I spent all my time […]

Ruby on Rails: Flash Messages and NotifIt

Recently I saw a tweet from @jquer_in for a jQuery plugin called NotifIt. It’s a simple plugin that lets you pass it a message and some other options and it’ll create a Flash Message to alert your users to information or warning. If you’ve worked with Rails you should be rather familiar with these. When […]