In this weeks blog, I am going to go over how to utilize JWT tokens to authenticate a user in the backend, using Node.js. In order to utilize jwt, the package needs to be installed by running npm i jsonwebtoken. I will mostly be focusing to jwt, but these are…

For our fourth project at Flatiron, we were ask to build a single page application using JavaScript as the front end and a Rails API as the backend. My single page application idea was to have a page showing books people have recently read, as well as some recommendations if…

At Flatiron School, our first project was to code (in ruby) a CLI terminal application using external data. The API I chose to get data from was one that contained trivia questions from a variety of different categories. The way I envisioned my project functioning was for a user to…

There’s not one simple answer as to why I chose to pursue software engineering . It’s something that’s been in the back of my mind for some time, and certain instances recently have pushed me to enroll in Flatiron School. I graduated in 2014 with a degree in Chemistry and…

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