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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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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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