I created a simple app, “Two-Minute Media,” for my Flatiron School project around the idea that no emotion lasts for more than two minutes. So, if you’re momentarily upset or anxious or angry, open the app and choose a short story to read or hear, or have one chosen at random by the program.
I started by creating the app, adding Redux and Thunk, the router, provider and store. As Two-Minute Media started taking shape, I wanted to make sure I understood what each chunk of code accomplished.
So, this isn’t so much as a “how to,” as it is…
We’re studying Ruby in the Flatiron School curriculum, so I researched real-life examples of scraping, a common Ruby task. I understand web scraping is the process of finding and pulling information from public websites, but who does it and why? Here are five common uses with examples, though not all were scraped using Ruby, in capsule form.
Walmart vs. Amazon Companies with an e-commerce component regularly use software to send waves of web crawlers across a multitude of sites at a time. …