Booleans, Validations, Devise, and TDD

I’ve had this drafted for awhile but I’ve forgotten to post it so here it goes anyways … again.

After finishing our work on databases and Active Record database calls, we’ve switched to working on booleans again, something we covered in the Ruby stage of the bootcamp, only this time it’s getting a bit more elaborate. Devise, validations, and test driven development (TDD) are the heart of what we’ve been working on these past few weeks.

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Rails Active Record and SQL Queries

I’ve had this drafted for awhile but I’ve forgotten to post it so here it goes anyways …

These past few weeks have been focused on learning MySQL and active record methods. There are two types of databases which contain all other subtypes: SQL and noSQL. Class time has been focused on learning only SQL, specifically MySQL. We’ve also learned how to convert data from SQLite to MySQL as well installing SQL to our Rails projects. Making basic database queries isn’t too challenging, it’s when multiple tables need to speak together that things can get tricky.

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