A Note To Beginners: Your Discomfort Means You’re On The Right Path

You’re wondering if you’re smart enough — talented enough — to make this career change into web development. You try hard for a week and then your motivation finally takes a nosedive when you can’t get your code to work. You can’t wait until you’re confident in your skills and feel equipped to tackle any […]

8 Awesome Articles from Around the Web || Link Roundup Week 3

Web Development CSS Utility Classes and “Separation of Concerns” Software developer Adam Wathan walks us through several ways of approaching CSS, pushing for a more functional, “Don’t Repeat Yourself” (DRY) approach. This article will blow your mind and get you inspired to start cleaning up your CSS. Top 10 Student Favorite Tech Podcasts My personal […]

My First Web Dev Job: 3 Months In

Hey all! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve updated. The last few months have been a whirlwind of trying to balance a challenging day job with a long commute, cramming tutorials during the evening, and working on achieving the ever-elusive work-life balance everyone’s always talking about. So here’s an update on some […]

FreeCodeCamp Progress: Wikipedia Viewer and Twitch Viewer

Wrapping Up the Wikipedia Viewer Project It took me a while to return to my Wikipedia Viewer project after writing the blog post about troubleshooting the Wikipedia API. But I finally hunkered down and finished it up. I posted my project to several online forums and received feedback on how to improve my code. A few […]

9 Awesome Articles from Around the Web || Week 2

The last month been amazing. I started a new part-time marketing and (donor) development position with a tech-related, local nonprofit. Apart from leaving me more time to spend with my family and pursuing hobbies, I’m finally able to apply the many skills I’ve learned over the last year of selling on Amazon, doing marketing for […]

9 Awesome Articles from Around the Web: Week 1

Technology Why were Facebook, Google, and Amazon so quiet about net neutrality? “It’s not too difficult a leap to make from wondering why your online access shouldn’t be free from walls erected by your cable company, to wondering equally why your online access shouldn’t also be free from limitations created by a social media platform, […]