Elm and Functional Programming

I think I'm going to try learning Elm and functional programming, as a way to build skills in frontend and also sidestep the tediousness of javascript. In addition, Elm is static-typed and so I think it'll give me a perspective on static-typed languages, and that's different from a dynamically-typed language like Ruby. I came across … Continue reading Elm and Functional Programming

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Rails web scraper for diaryland

I finished building my webscraper yesterday. I wanted to learn how to build one, and I followed some online tutorials and used the nokogiri gem. It was quite a smooth and interesting experience... Nokogiri is useful, you can choose to target the elements you want to scrape using CSS or Xpath. I'm not sure what's … Continue reading Rails web scraper for diaryland