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Grace Hopper

I had planned to write about my first ever  hack-a-thon  last weekend, but decided to give a quick shout out to Grace Hopper on the 107th anniversary of her birth today. Little did I know almost(gulp a quarter of a century ago), the impact she would have on my life. I took a beginning COBOL class at […]

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Google and Stack Overflow

I ran into a strange issue today as I was trying to run bundle for a rails app I started building today. Grr, I hate configuration issues and I haven’t quite discovered the knack for building my google searches so the search returns some useful information. It turned out to be a very simple fix […]

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Learning the Command Line

20 years of coding on an IBM mainframe, I rarely and I mean rarely ever had reason to venture away from TSO and enter an actual command in a terminal. When we finally got desktop computers, the files or folders I created I would do by right clicking on a folder and create new.   […]

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