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Ruby vs Javascript Syntax

I’ve played around with three languages since starting to learn to code: Python, Ruby, and Javascript. Ruby and Javascript have become my main focus lately, but even with a narrowed field, I still get mixed up between the syntax of the two languages. 42 more words

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Understanding the Oct 21 Cyber Attack

On the Friday of the attack on Dyn that caused mass website outages, I unknowingly clicked on a link from an author’s website to her Twitter account. 321 more words

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Getting Started in jQuery and the DOM

Last week, I started learning about jQuery and the DOM (Document Object Model). At first, I was really excited. Finally, I could dress up my JavaScript and bring it out in public! 232 more words

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Useful Terms while Tackling Learn.co

The difference between the Flatiron School’s free learn.co lessons and other free online resources to learn coding is that learn.co requires you to use the tools and software that a professional would. 175 more words

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My Strategies for Learning to Code

When I first started learning to code, I didn’t have much of a strategy. I floated between podcasts, Codecademy, and talking to my friends who worked in the industry. 382 more words

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Using Terminal and GitHub

I’ve dipped a toe in the world of GitHub and Terminal over the past few weeks. I’m still getting a grasp of how to use them, but here are the basics I’ve figured out so far. 159 more words

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CodeFights

In a followup to my post about CodeWars and Coderbyte (two sites that offer coding practice problems), here are my notes on the latest site I’ve been using:  145 more words

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