Setting a Language with Selenium Webdriver in Ruby

01.23.2017

Hello reader! This post was inspired by a project I was working on recently, adding a 'lang' option to a Selenium-Webdriver (the ruby gem) wrapper. I needed to instantiate Selenium::Webdriver.for(:firefox) and (:chrome) both locally and remotely (Sauce labs, specifically), setting a locale for each. There's plenty ...

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San Francisco 2016: An Adventure

12.20.2016

Hello, beautiful reader! I hope you are enjoying the holiday season, and are looking forward to some quality time with the people you love in the coming weeks. Before the madness really started Eli and I got to spend a week in San Francisco while he visited CoreOS, the tech ...

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Rivers of Milk and Honey

11.2.2016

DISCLAIMER: My experiences are entirely my own and don't necessarily reflect the experiences of others, including other women at my company.

It's no secret that there's an incredible shortage of women in the tech industry, and even less of a secret that women are treated differently than ...

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Puppet Orchestrator --application Example

10.26.2016

As always, this technical blog post began when I was having a problem and couldn't find the answer on the internet. I'm writing tests for Puppet's application orchestrator which involve setting up an application remotely then running some variations of puppet job run. In particular, I need ...

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Minimal Programmatic Puppet Class Creation

10.13.2016

This post began when I was trying to programmatically create my own Puppet class, googled this exact title, and came up totally empty handed. After wading through dozens of StackOverflow posts and puppet docs, I still wasn't sure what I needed to accomplish this or how it would fit ...

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If I Were A Boy

09.25.2016

Before attending university I was completely unaware of the diversity problem in STEM. In high school all of my classes were relatively 50-50 in terms of gender, including science and math classes, and I had never experienced or noticed anyone treating me differently than my male peers. My fist computer ...

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Openstack Image Default Username Reference

09.6.2016

This seems like something that should exist on the internet and kind of doesn't (or should at least be more searchable). These are only valid if you obtain an official image from the respective projects repository, and may or may not be the same if you use a manual ...

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