Looking back at April(7th May, 2019)
Mostly being ill, also some book-related fun!
Achieving a 100% Performance Audit on Conju-Gator(2nd May, 2019)
Spoiler: I actually only reached 98% and that's okay with me
The Power of Full Engagement(25th Apr, 2019)
I read an interesting book and want to talk about it
Looking back at March(3rd Apr, 2019)
Teaching, reading, a whole lot of eating, and... a new job!
In which I decide to take a screeshot of the Ubuntu terminal application, which involves getting to grips with VirtualBox and running Ubuntu as a guest operating system on my Mac
Looking back at February(3rd Mar, 2019)
My regular end-of-month blog post, this time featuring CodeFirst:Girls, a new side project, and lots of good books
How does RSpec work? Part 2: Constants and Exceptions(19th Feb, 2019)
In my quest to understand the mysterious workings of RSpec, I begin reimplementing it from scratch, documenting my learnings along the way. Join me in part 2 for more magic!
How does RSpec work? Part 1: Blocks and Contexts(16th Feb, 2019)
When I'm learning a new language, or trying to learn it more deeply, I love reimplementing common libraries. In this post, I take a look at RSpec, a library whose workings appear to make no sense, in an attempt to get to grips with Metaprogramming in Ruby!
Looking back at January(5th Feb, 2019)
My regular monthly round-up, this month including snow, mentoring, a trip to london and AWS training.
Looking back at December(10th Jan, 2019)
My regular recap of the past month, this time including marathon running, tech ladies, engagement parties and a deceased dog :(
What are my goals for next year?(29th Dec, 2018)
In which I create yet another list, because my end-of-year list-heavy blog post didn't contain quite enough lists
2018 in 5 lists(27th Dec, 2018)
In which I reflect on the year of 2018 with a series of lists, because the end of the year is the number 1 season for list making and I got thoroughly caught up in the frenzy.
Looking back at November(1st Dec, 2018)
My monthly end-of-month round-up, this time featuring lots of running, a night at the ballet, bash shell scripting and an engagement (mine!!)
Running user-submitted code in a Docker sandbox(17th Nov, 2018)
In which I explore how sites like CodeWars might work under the hood to execute a user's code remotely, and try pulling together the basics of running user code on a Docker container
Looking back at October(1st Nov, 2018)
My monthly round-up, this month including running, reading, and reflecting on lots of goals from the past month
Looking back at September(9th Oct, 2018)
My regular end-of-month review, this time featuring the Camino de Santiago, a trip back to Northcoders, and a month in our new house!
Walking the Camino de Santiago(30th Sep, 2018)
In which Mauro and I walk a million kilometers, experience a range of leg-related injuries and see a large amount of Spanish countryside.
Looking back at August(28th Aug, 2018)
My regular monthly blogpost, including a new house, lots of paint, visitors, running, and a get-together with other women in tech
Interviewing for a Software Engineer role(1st Mar, 2018)
In which I talk about my experiences interviewing for a software engineering role.
Learning my second programming language(18th Jan, 2018)
In which I sort-of try learning my second programming language and relearn the joy of being a beginner at something again
8 things I learned during Advent of Code 2016(26th Jan, 2017)
In which I reflect on what I learned trying to complete Advent of Code for the first time.
Why knitting is a perfect complement to coding(19th Nov, 2016)
In which I try to convince you that if you write code and don't knit, you're making a huge mistake and could be living a far woolier, happier life.
Preparing for Northcoders(3rd Apr, 2016)
In which, having been offered a place on a coding bootcamp, I attempt to prep as much as possible and brush up on everything I've been studying so far
Joining Northcoders - The Interview Process(17th Mar, 2016)
In which I attempt to gain a place on a coding bootcamp, succeed, and write about the process