Believe it or not, graduation has never been a celebratory time in my life. I’m usually so weighed down by the pressure of expectations and the future I can’t appreciate the accomplishment. Was that the case at LEARN? Read this post to find out.
My time at LEARN has come to an end, and rather than dwell on the end of an era or agonize over what the future may hold, I’d like to thank the village it took to raise this fledgling developer.
This week was full of CSS, which I’m good at even though it’s not my favorite thing in the world. I do have some favorite CSS property/value pairs, though, and you can find out what they are in this post!
After a tough few weeks, group projects lead to a breakthrough and a reminder that learning the hard way isn’t always a bad thing. Also, moving, which sucks. But mostly good happy thoughts and appreciation for my cohort and coding teammates.
Theses three weeks absolutely flew! We did something different in each one, but the main focus was a larger-scale project that we’d put our heads down and work on and when we looked up, the whole week had passed by.
Professional development week! LinkedIn, resumes, and interview prep, oh my! Thinking about joining the workforce as a full-fledged dev is exciting and intimidating at the same time.
When you’re an introvert, interacting with people all day can be draining no matter how awesome those people are. In this post, I talk about how I recharge after a long day of pair programming.
Who am I? What am I? When can I claim to be what I’m working toward being? When you can’t help but conflate part of your identity with your profession, which is in flux, where do you stand? Sometimes, something small can bring clarity and comfort.
Have you ever made a commitment to yourself and then had it derailed by life? Same here! I was faced with some crappy timing and a very tough decision. Sometimes life throws you off your game, and you just have to do what you have to do.
My second week of boot camp at LEARN Academy! What happens when getting stuck and having success roll in on top of each other so quickly that you can’t figure out whether you’re making progress or not? Read all about it right here.