Umm Ahh Like I Said

Flatiron School / 11 July 2013

The following is a guest post by Micah Corn and originally appeared on his blog. Micah is currently a student at The Flatiron School. You can follow him on Twitter here.

so there here I am typing away at the keyboard, trying to convince my computer I do know what I am doing…. it is one of those days, and the conversation I am having with my comp is as follows…

Wha’s up mac, I am going to make a rails app today.

mac – ere, I don’t think so.

Wah do ya mean? You have to do exactly what I tell you to do!

mac – yeah I know…

clickclickclickclickCLICKCLI(…stupid caps lock) deletedeletedeleteclickclickclick rake aborted! Don’t know how to bui…grumble grumble breeeeath

clickclickclick (See full trace by running task with —trace) growling, okay computer what I meant was clickcliCKCL….(FRACKING FOWL FILTH CAPS LOCK!!!) sonofa..hmmmmmmmm

cd.. -bash: cd..: command not found what! cd.. -bash: cd..: command not found huh? aye cd .. clickclickclick rails gerenate model post Usage: rails new APP_PATH [options]

Options: -r, [—ruby=PATH] # Path……

clickclickclickenter WARN TCPServer Error: Address already in use – bind(2) Exiting (%$#!!! you motha$#@?/&ing computer Come on!)

click click click enter click click click enter………

YES!!!!! MAN YEAaaSSSS!!!!

I love the fact that I can battle the odds and sit at the computer and make things. When you have days like I just described, just remember the good ones too, and keep plugging away. In the end it is worth the struggle.


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