Stuff I Talk About

If you are not impressed, you are not alone

Lessons in order

And why the ChatGPT rate limit can be a good thing

I see problems with the code blocks here. Gonna have to fix that :).

I'm not much of a coder, but I enjoy playing around and learning with it. In writing a website for my youngest daughter,...

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When doing it right sucks

And no it isn't all the time

Though it may be most of the time.

I am writing a silly website for my daughter who is a high school diver. I think the site has some interesting potential if I can actually do enough to make it interesting. I am...

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GPT-4 (and maybe more) really is amazing...sometimes

When it works, it works

Coming mostly from a Ruby and Spring background, you tend to seek out ways to make your project go simply by searching for the package someone else already wrote that everyone else is already using, snap it in, and it works, and you're done, and...

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Ruby ain't Go, and vice versa

When last I nerded

Many years ago, when I last spent the bulk of my free time doing silly tech things mostly for myself, I did it with Ruby, and specifically Ruby on Rails. If you know anything about coding you'll appreciate that Ruby is pretty easy on the eyes....

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Don't call it a comeback

I have, actually, been here for years

Just not here here. Motivation has been lacking to generate a personally made website and do anything with it because I went from a consultant to a man ensconced in the warm embrace of corporate paycheck regularity.

Skills were kept fresh.

Just not...

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