How I Landed My First Web Developer Role Without A Degree or Bootcamp: Lessons Learned, Resources & Tips

I’ve always wanted to sit down and write down my whole journey of how I transitioned into tech and landed a web developer role without a college degree or bootcamp experience. I strictly used free or low cost online resources. My particular journey contains so many mistakes and failures along the way that I ultimately…

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Late Night Confessions About Imposter Syndrome (& How I’m Dealing With It)

Let’s Get Right To It…Shall We? I’ve questioned myself a lot. I’ll often wonder if I’m where I’m supposed to be in terms of where I’m at in my career. Am I messing up by learning this language or by having interests in this or that. I’m always telling myself I need to be immersing…

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#100DaysOfVanillaJS: All About Strings, String Methods, & Template Literals

Strings are an essential building block of any application. They are pieces of text encapsulated in either single- or double quotes. They can contain any letter, numbers, or special characters. It’s important to understand how every character in a string has a positional value that can be accessed and also vital to know how you…

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#100DaysOfVanillaJS: JavaScript Lexical Structure, As Explained By Pokemon

Today I want to share a few important rules about writing in JavaScript that I feel is important for you to know, especially if you are just starting your coding journey or overall seeking to better your understanding of the language. As a self-taught developer learning JavaScript, I don’t recall finding JavaScript tutorials catered to…

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#100DaysOfVanillaJS: What is JavaScript, Primitive Data Types & Let, Var and Const

Why Did I Create The #100DaysofVanillaJS Series? (This a completely optioal part of the tutorial, feel free to skip it!) The series serves as my attempt at explaining JavaScript the best way I can. It took failing, building and having to work with it in day-to-day situations to truly begin to not only understand it,…

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#100DaysOfPython Day 2: Functions, Scope and Best Practices

So far I’ve learned a bit about the different types Python posseses and how to print Hello World. Today however, I’ve learned more about Python’s best practices as well as functions and how the language handles access to variables in the local and global scope (spoiler alert: Scope works the same way in Python as…

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#100DaysOfPython Day 1: Hello World, Data Types & Strings

What Led Me To Choose Python As My 2nd Language and why blog? Frankly, I needed a break from front-end development with JavaScript and wanted to dive deep into a new language. I love how Python is used practically everywhere from machine learning, robotics, fintech, freaking NASA, etc. My goals are to build bots that…

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Break Git Down: How To Create a Branch From Master and Make Your First Commit!

Introducing the Break Git Down Series! Break Git Down is a super beginner-friendly series to help newer developers learn a few of the most important Git tasks that you will certainly use. Git is an essential part of every day life as a developer and my goal is to help make the transition to using…

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