Week 25: A Week of Completions

You might remember that in last week’s post I had decided to focus on JavaScript and enroll in Treehouse’s Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree.

If you were expecting this week to be all about the Techdegree and how great things are going then you couldn’t be more wrong.

In fact, I didn’t even start my Techdegree course but I still had a very productive week.

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Week 24: I Choose You, JavaScript!

Last week’s blog post ended with a cliffhanger. I was ready to specialize but I couldn’t decide if I wanted to focus on Python or JavaScript.

Would I go with my heart (Python) or would my practical side win out (JavaScript)?

Well, the title of this blog has already given away the fact that I picked JavaScript (damn you SEO!) but the real story is why I decided on JS.

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Week 21: Back on Bootstrap

Welcome back to Regularly Scheduled Programming, the blog where I talk about my journey to become a self-taught programmer.

Twenty-two weeks in and we are going back to something I first touched on in Week 3 when I recapped my Tribute Page project: Bootstrap.

I moved away from Bootstrap for my second project but I have a new appreciation for it after working through the Bootstrap lessons at Treehouse.

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Weeks 18 and 19: Tunnel Vision

Sorry it has been a couple of weeks since I posted a recap. I have had a bad case of tunnel vision caused by all the projects I have been working on recently.

I’ve also been busy with the Code Newbie Challenge. You may have seen the hashtag #CNC2018 floating around.

When I wasn’t working on a project or a Code Newbie challenge, I was plugging away at my JavaScript and the DOM lessons at Treehouse.

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Week 17: Projects Projects Projects

I mentioned in last week’s blog that I have been focusing on my freeCodeCamp (fCC) projects recently.

I spent most of the last week working on my Local Weather app, which you can read more about here. It was the first project that I have worked on where I needed to access an API so there were a lot of Google searches involved.

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Week 9: Code School Free Trial

When I first started learning to program, my plan was to spend a month working on Codecademy courses and then switch to Code School. That plan changed when I realized that my local library offered free subscriptions to Treehouse.

I tried Treehouse, liked it, and decided to hold off on trying Code School as a result.

Last week, Code School offered a Free Trial Weekend so I finally got a full taste of what they offer.

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