Laura Robb

Getting Started with Rails and Ember CLI


~1 year ago by Laura Robb on Atomic Spin.
When I first became an Atom in January, I joined a team working on a web project with a Rails backend and an Ember frontend. I had no prior experience with...

How I’m Building a Full Life Post-College


12 months ago by Laura Robb on Atomic Spin.
After high school, I worked full time for a couple of years before attending college. In total, it was nearly nine years from the time I left high school...

The Mental Stages of Programming


11 months ago by Laura Robb on Atomic Spin.
The other evening, I was figuring out how to implement something on a personal project. While I was working, I was also texting my thoughts to my significant...

Data with Rails and Ember CLI, Part 1: Setting up the API


7 months ago by Laura Robb on Atomic Spin.
Earlier this year, I wrote a post about Getting Started with Rails and Ember CLI shortly after on-boarding onto my project. I didn’t originally plan on...

Data with Rails and Ember CLI, Part 2: Building the Front End


7 months ago by Laura Robb on Atomic Spin.
In this post, we will finally be setting up the Ember front end to request data from the Rails back end we got up and running in my previous post: Data...

WebDriver Testing Fun Times: When Threes Didn’t Exist


4 months ago by Laura Robb on Atomic Spin.
Programming is fun. Really, it is. But occasionally, it will test you more than you’re testing it. There are those times when your patience might...