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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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Codewars vs Coderbyte

For the past two weeks, I have been solving as many practice problems as I can manage in my spare time leading up to coding bootcamp admissions exams. 237 more words

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JavaScript Cheat Sheet Updated

After working through several of CoderByte‘s easy challenge problems, I have added quite a bit to my JavaScript Cheat Sheet. Most additions are built-ins which I have become more familiar with using (such as array.reduce(), array.sort(), and Math.floor() /Math.round() /Math.ceil()). 39 more words

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Eloquent JavaScript Ch 1-4

Finished reading the first four chapters of Eloquent Javascript this morning. I found it trickier to absorb concepts by reading about them than I have being guided through using them (such as in… 120 more words

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While Loops vs. For Loops

I’m still half forgetting the difference between while loops and for loops most of the time (and when to use each one), while working in both my… 153 more words

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