Charlottology Restaurant Model with Ruby on Rails


This is my first post here at Charlottology and I’m excited to start contributing more to the blog! In this post I’m going to review a small web application I wrote using the Ruby on Rails (RoR) web framework to expose the restaurant model mentioned in an earlier post. The application is very crude at the moment, but it’s a good start and in the future it may be expanded to offer more features. At this point, it was more of an academic exercise for me to get an application up and running using RoR. (more…)

Welcome to Charlottology – A place for science geeks to learn more about life in Charlotte, NC.


What is our Mission?charlotte on US map

Welcome to This is a blog about Science, Statistics, and life in Charlotte, North Carolina. As recent transplants to the area (and as two geeks interested in science, research, and numbers), our mission is to learn about and share the story of Charlotte as told through historical facts, charts and figures, and most importantly raw numbers and statistics. (more…)