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Felice Forby

Former Japanese translator turned full-stack web engineer. I work mostly with Ruby and Rails, and love working on both the back-end and the front-end. Spent 10 years in Japan!

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Education

Ohio State University, Flatiron School, IUC (for Japanese)

Work

Ruby Engineer at Shiolab

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Rounding Numbers in PHP with round()

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Rounding Numbers in PHP with round()

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Adding reCaptcha v3 to a Rails app without a gem

Hmm, it does look like the Google documentation says to make ...

The Basics of Sinatra à la MVC — Configuration & Routes & Forms

Yay! I'm glad it helped!

Sending Emails in Rails with Action Mailer and Gmail

Honestly, I ended up running into problems even after allow...

I18n for Rails: Set-up for Using Locales from URL Params and Basic I18n Usage

Glad it was helpful!

Too Beginner to be a Conference Speaker? NEVER!

Great presentation and inspiring story! I try to get prese...

Building My First Sinatra-based Ruby App: Thoughts and Wrap-up

Awesome! There's so much stuff to explore in Japan—enjoy! H...

Building My First Sinatra-based Ruby App: Thoughts and Wrap-up

Thanks for reading! I hope you're enjoying the Flatiron pro...

Adding reCaptcha v3 to a Rails app without a gem

Hey Steven, I did not have any issues with turbolinks doing...

Debugging Google Cloud Storage CORS errors in Rails 6 Action Text (direct upload of images)

Yay, I'm glad it helped!

Using MySQL with Rails 6 and installing MySQL on Mac (macOS Mojave)

Thanks for your extra bit of info! <3

Using MySQL with Rails 6 and installing MySQL on Mac (macOS Mojave)

Yay! Glad it helped!

Adding Custom JavaScript in Rails 6

Well, I did some digging... Since these are webpack modules, ...

What non-dev IT jobs have you had?

Japanese translator Community manager for building a commu...

Adding reCaptcha v3 to a Rails app without a gem

Nice! Thank you so much for sharing your solution!

Debugging Google Cloud Storage CORS errors in Rails 6 Action Text (direct upload of images)

It took me FOREVER to figure out what was going on too! I'm...

Adding Custom JavaScript in Rails 6

Thanks again for reading :D Good luck with your new applica...

Sending Emails in Rails with Action Mailer and Gmail

Thanks for your comment, Michael! I'm glad the article help...

Adding reCaptcha v3 to a Rails app without a gem

Hi Ben, thanks for reading! Unfortunately, I've never done...

Adding reCaptcha v3 to a Rails app without a gem

Yikes, nice catch! It was supposed to be a constant above t...

The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code

Awesome! Got a copy :D Looking forward to reading!

Useful Git Commands For Removing Accidentally Pushed or Committed Files

Thanks for pointing that out! Definitely want to be careful...

Handy Git Shortcuts (Aliases) and How to Set Them Up

You are welcome! Thanks for reading!

Handy Git Shortcuts (Aliases) and How to Set Them Up

Yeah, they are really handy. I feel like it speeds up my wo...

Working in Circle City, Day 1: Many Firsts

Good luck at your new job! Sounds like a great environment ...

Adding reCaptcha v3 to a Rails app without a gem

Hi there! Thank for reading! Well, secrets from Rails' cre...

My First React Project

Cool project! I had a hard time with React/Redux Flatiron s...

Building My First Sinatra-based Ruby App: Thoughts and Wrap-up

Looking forward to checking out your Rails project too! Fo...

Building My First Sinatra-based Ruby App: Thoughts and Wrap-up

Nice, congrats on passing your review! I love FontAwesome....

Building My First Sinatra-based Ruby App: Thoughts and Wrap-up

Hey Vince, I happened to see your article on Learn Magazine...

Building My First Sinatra-based Ruby App: Thoughts and Wrap-up

Hey Vince! Yay, a fellow Flatironer :) I'm glad my post hel...

I18n for Rails: Set-up for Using Locales from URL Params and Basic I18n Usage

You are welcome! Thanks for reading :)

Should I buy a kindle?

Well, I wouldn't recommend it if you plan on using it for r...

Should I buy a kindle?

I love using kindle for books because you don't need physic...

Ruby: Getting Collect, Map, and Select Set Straight

Ah, good catch on splitting the word too many times. It wou...

Basic Text Formatting in PHP using printf() with decimals, prices, strings, and dates

Yeah, I think there are definitely some better ways to hand...

Why Your Technical Blogs Belong On Dev.to

Thanks for your article Ryan! I'm going through Flatiron's ...

Web Caching Explained by Buying Milk at the Supermarket

Awesome! I was totally confused about caching before, but t...

5 Things I Learned From Creating My First Ruby Gem From Scratch

Thanks for explaining the .gem file stuff. And you hit ri...

5 Things I Learned From Creating My First Ruby Gem From Scratch

Hey Josh, Thank you so much for your awesome feedback and ...

5 Things I Learned From Creating My First Ruby Gem From Scratch

Thank you! Can't wait to make more ;)

Math: from hate to love

Yeah, I really want to kick myself for not keeping it up! I...

Math: from hate to love

Great post! Actually, I used to be pretty good at math. May...

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Hey Arik, thanks for the comment (actually I had just read ...

JPEG, GIF, PNG OR SVG - Which should You use?

Thanks for this article! I didn't know much about the image...

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Will do! thanks again!

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Thank you for your suggestion! I was actually really curiou...

6 Things I've learned teaching myself to code.

Interesting that you jumped into multiple languages at once...

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Awesome! Thanks again! I'll pick up that design patterns bo...

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Thanks Omar :) I have actually picked up the basics of my f...

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Thanks for the suggestion! I just checked it out and it sou...

Any recommendations for programming fundamental books for beginners?

Thanks! I'll add that to my list!

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