Breathing Life into the Panoptikum Facebook Messenger Bot with Elixir and Phoenix

While attending the super-fun Vienna BEAMers study group, where we learn all things Elixir and Erlang, I’ve been making tiny contributions to the Panoptikum project, which creates a podcast-oriented social network. It’s been a great opportunity to contribute to a project at the same time as learning a completely new language.

YAML subtlety with saving strings

Ok, so this one had me stuck for ages, and I thought I’d share what went wrong. I was trying to save strings into YAML, something like the following:

Let's make our first Rails app

Welcome! If you’re here, you’d like to learn to make Rails web apps. I’d love to take you through making the quintessential “To-do” list.

Integrating ActiveRecord with an SQLite3 database and RSpec Shoulda matchers into your Sinatra app

I ran into a lot of trouble getting this set up! Finally, everything fell into place.

Let's make Nyan Cat using the 'gosu' gem

When I’m not fighting crime and going about my daily coding life, I’m teaching kids to code computer games.

Internationalization in RubyMotion Projects — Part 2

Over the holidays, I pondered on how I could make these scripts for slurping up localizable strings in RubyMotion projects easier for myself or other developers.

Internationalization in RubyMotion projects

It’s not all Bachelor Project for me! One of my contract projects at the moment is to write an OS X app using RubyMotion.

Coaching at Rails Girls Vienna 2014

Last weekend, I had my first experience in coaching at a Rails Girls event.

Homesick App — Setting up a CoffeeScript-written Node.js project

This is part of an ongoing series of posts about Homesick, my bachelor project.

PyLadies Vienna's Introduction workshop to Django

Django Girls

Homesick App — Playing stored audio data on Android

This is part of an ongoing series of posts about Homesick, my bachelor project.

Homesick App — Recording and Storing Audio on Android

This is part of an ongoing series of posts about Homesick, my bachelor project.

Homesick App — Install plugins in Android Studio

This is part of an ongoing series of posts about Homesick, my bachelor project.

Starting out with Homesick

My Bachelor project is called “Homesick App”, the description being as follows: