When building React applications, it definitely makes sense to use Redux. Redux provides a store in which we can house the state of our application. This is our Redux State, which is basically a snapshot of our application at any given moment. Whether a dropdown menu is clicked or not…

The transition from creating a web site with exclusively Rails, and moving on to building a full stack application with both Rails and JavaScript is definitely an adjustment. Through the MVC conventions that a Rails only application has, we build out each page separately in the views folder. While this…

This week marked our cohort’s first project as Flatiron School students. To keep things succinct, we were tasked with creating an application that used information from a website. I chose to build an app that would read a ranked list of Nickelodeon shows. The article from Screenrant was listing the…

On November 9th, 2020, I started my journey at Flatiron School in the Software Engineering program. Coming from a background that includes Ice Hockey, Comic Book Art, and English, Software Engineering was definitely something that I thought I’d never be doing. While I always thought of myself as a modern…

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