Deleting automagically created text in Microsoft Sharepoint

I’m now working in an enterprise Microsoft environment (I know) and as a result of Microsoft being….Microsoft-y…some weird layers of abstraction get put into the page with very little control on our part. My latest automagical text was under the Projects Schedule view in SharePoint Online: The text you can see below the schedule bar […]

From Med Tech to Software Engineer

…or my story of how pettiness, jealousy, and poor luck very nearly got me to quit the path but it all worked out. ❗This is going to be a super long post, sorry not sorry. ❗ In 2010 I was working at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in the Cytogenetics […]

ATX Diversity Hackathon 2017

This past weekend I participated in the Austin Diversity Hackathon hosted by Women Who Code – ATX.  I pitched an app to make a nature journal for pre-literate children.   This idea came about because my son, Eli, is 4 years old and loves to go on nature walks and collects rocks, leaves, and flowers […]

Quick Fix to Bolt Sips

Bolt sips, a Neo4j driver for Elixir, works really well except I couldn’t get the stupid localhost port to get established. RAGE. via GIPHY So instead of the steps outlined in the README, I did the following (thanks Luke! 😘 ) iex(1)> {:ok, pid} = Bolt.Sips.start_link(Application.get_env(:bolt_sips, Bolt)) iex(2)> conn = Bolt.Sips.conn And it worked like […]

Drop/Create/Migrate Postgres Database On Heroku

I’m ALWAYS forgetting how to reset the postgres database on Heroku, because the typical rake db:drop/create/migrate won’t work on the Heroku command line. This is 99% for my own future reference, but to reset the database on Heroku:  heroku pg:reset  it will ask you to type in your heroku url, follow the directions and do […]