The IT World

Hello!

It’s been a month since my last post here. I’m more than happy to say that things have been going very, very well for me. Right now I’m testing the software, learning how to look into some products and how to write automated tests. The knowledge, which I’ve gained during the last few months, makes me more comfortable with learning new things. I’ve been learning Ruby till this day but now there’s nothing to show and to be proud of.
I hope I’ll write posts more often. 🙂

Have a great day
Thank you for reading,
Janek

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Back after holidays.

Hello again!

I’ve been working in the IT industry for almost 2 weeks. And I am very happy to be here, it looks as if I was dreaming. I have a great team and I learn something new every day. I still love ruby language and that’s why I still learn in my free time. I would like to show you what I’ve created so far:

https://murmuring-coast-73957.herokuapp.com/
https://github.com/Yankowski/simpleapp

It hasn’t been completed yet but some things have been already done. I am learning how to use bootstrap components. I created this website because I want to revive what I’ve learnt so far as not to forget it. I’ve had some breaks lately because of different reasons but it is good to be back :).

Thank you for reading,
Janek

Dreams come true!

Hi!

I want to announce that I am very happy! Thanks to Arkency from September I am starting a new job as a tester! I am so excited! Thank you Arkency! Now I will be writing about stuff that I am actually learning.

 

UPDATE:

For the next two weeks (08-22.08) I will be on holidays. So I will start writing after I will come back!

Have a nice day!

My first React code

Hello again!

I am proud to say, that I have finished my first React application. It is very simple right now. I’ve done it in a very very simple way and stored it on rails app in a public folder. Please forgive me, but I’ve wanted to start with something small, so I have created (with help of the Internet and some Udemy courses) my first calc in React!

My code:
https://goo.gl/GZarvB

And the result:
https://goo.gl/Yk0H2U

Thank you for reading,
Janek

Hi! 

 

It has been a while, but I have been learning all that time! To be honest, I had some troubles with the new stuff as I was trying to install node.js; webpack; npm modules on my computer but it is finally working now! In the meantime, I have been preparing some simple React app, which I would like to show you soon.
I want to tell you about my first experience with the conference. Last week, I was at #Grillrb.com conference in Wroclaw, where I met many people, most of whom already work as developers in Ruby/RoR. 
 

It was a great experience – during the first day we were outside on Ander’s Hill (it was hot, but we had big trees, which gave us some shadow, and we also had cold drinks!) 

We started with watching soccer game: POLAND-SWITZERLAND, and after the great game, the conferences started. 

I found these conferences interesting, they were understandable for a person who is not much experienced in programming. I spent a nice afternoon listening and eating food from barbecue. 

The second day, we spent in an old brewery due to the bad weather, but the interesting topics were continued there. Below you can find some pictures from that event. I will also go there the next year!  

 

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Thank you for reading,

Janek

The next step

Hi!

Right now I will start to touch a little bit of Front End world. My goal is to learn the following technologies:

-JavaScript
-Ract.js

So it looks like there will be a lot of work for the beginning. I will begin with React By Example book by Arkency. Ihave installed Node.js, Webpack and Babel. Right now I will start to configure my Webpack so I can work with examples from this book.

Hope to provide you more information about my progress in next post!

Thank you for reading,
Janek

Shopping cart done!

Hello!

Finally, my code is working!:) I have done a little part of a shop panel – I have created an app, in which you can add some products to the shopping cart, and confirm it to make an order.

My last troubles was:

  • to create correct link to CLEAR CART button
  • to create an sales report for every product
  • to properly put my cart into order

 

I think it is a great exercise for each and every young rails developer. Using a session is very helpful, because you can store some useful data there.

I have also decided to create a direct link in my browser in order to solve my problem with CLEAR CART button I wrote the following piece of code in my routes.rb:

post '/clear_cart' => 'cart#destroy', as: "clear_cart"

And to display the report I created a sum method (but this time with each method)

def sum
result = 0
line_items.each do |line_item|
result += line_item.total_price
end
result
end

Please have a look on my app:

https://powerful-retreat-73477.herokuapp.com/

Thank you for reading,
Janek