Pairing with Taniyah Jackson on Pinning Comments to Articles

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I had a lot of fun with Taniyah Jackson on the pairing today. She's brand new to Ruby and Ruby on Rails and I barely have any Rails experience, so it was fun being in the hot seat.

We didn't do a tonne of coding as we were going through some fundamentals about Ruby on Rails, Active Record and Object Relational Mappers (ORM) to get us set up for working on the issue, but still great stuff.

We also talked about polymorphic associations in Active Record, naming convention in Rails and did a brief overview of the MVC architecture.

Here's the issue that Taniyah has started working on.

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Once we have a PR up, I'll update this post with a link to it.

You can check out the full stream on Twitch (expires in 14 days) and/or check it out on Youtube

Taniyah is looking for her first developer role, so give her a follow on DEV and Twitter and help get her hired!



Looking forward to the next pairing and thanks again Taniyah!

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