…Not that one, this one… database! Since we are beginning to learn about databases in week 8 of the Iron Yard Cincinnati I did some research on what a database actually is and some different types of databases. I am going to compare two different types in this article. The…


… But last week it seemed half empty. More on that later.

Last week was the halfway point of my journey at The Iron Yard Cincinnati. With so much to do and the weeks flying by it’s honestly hard to believe that it’s already half way over. When I try…


This is my first technical blog post since starting at The Iron Yard Cincinnati…

My first technical post!!!!

… So I’m going to start with something fairly simple (I think), CSS pseudo-classes, specifically the nth-child and nth-of-type pseudo-classes. A pseudo-class is a keyword that gets added to a class selector…


This week brought a new chapter of our journey at The Iron Yard… our first group project. I initially had a little but of worry as I do when we get any new assignment. Then I realized I need to just roll with the punches so I calmed down and…


We are now into week three at The Iron Yard Cincinnati. I meant to write an entry last week but with the new arrival of our first child, Norah, I was a little distracted. Norah was born 10/8/16 at 10:20 PM and is doing well. …


Last week I started in the second cohort of the Iron Yard Cincinnati. I am starting a journey that I hope will lead to a long and fruitful career in a fast-changing and exciting field.

The first week went well. It is a lot of work and challenging already but…

John C. Patterson

Graduate of The Iron Yard Cincinnati and web developer at Map Your Show. http://johncpatterson.io

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