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I brought on a successful self-taught developer to share the ups and downs of his journey of learning how to code. He shared so much advice for aspiring developers. If you're a self-taught developer struggling to find confidence or solidify a path to getting that first developer position, this podc…

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Many of you wanted to see what a senior technical interview looked like for software engineers. You asked, and thanks to Sophie and Dan, you shall have. Here's what an algorithm/coding portion of a senior software engineer interview can look like. I love how Sophie progressed the problem until Dan …

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Sometimes developers can get so focused on solving problems around them that they forget to also focus inward and take care of themselves. Anxiety and depression have only gotten worse over the past couple of years. Let's have a real conversation about this.

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I must have answered around 100 web development questions in this live Q&A. If you didn't get your question asked or missed the live Q&A, ask it in the comments below. I host these periodically, and sometimes like to grab a few questions in the previous comments to get the live stream started.

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If you or someone you know is a veteran that's trying to become a developer, or even break into tech, this episode is for you. Sean reached out to me wanting to share his journey of becoming a software engineer (as a veteran) and provide advice for other veterans out there that even just want to br…

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In this web development podcast episode, I invited on 3 graduates from TrueCoders. We got past any marketing fluff that you could simply find on their website and dove into all 3 of their authentic experiences with the program. We went over both the software engineering and web development programs…

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In this live web development Q&A, I reviewed both portfolios and projects of aspiring developers. I'm always very honest and candid with my reviews. If you want me to review your portfolio or project, I'll leave a pinned comment below letting you know how you can submit it for the next round of rev…

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I think a lot of aspiring developers eventually get the advice that they should participate in a hackathon to help them grow and even find a job. In this podcast episode, I invited on someone who has hosted several hackathons. He shared all of the ins and outs of different types of hackathons. He e…

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In this live web development Q&A, I want to try to create an outline, or a step by step guide, of how I would become a web developer, if I had to start all over again. It'll be a brainstorming session for me. I want to try to come up with both an educational and job search/networking plan to gettin…

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Jessica just landed her first developer role. I invited her on to share her job search journey. We dove into the frustrating parts and also tried to figure out what really made her stand out. I want to continue sharing these stories and show you how different each person's path is to finally gettin…

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I recently tried to invite on aspiring developers to share their experiences with Revature. Many of them quickly shared with me that Revature had (legally) muzzled their developers, preventing them from talking about their experiences, through the contract that they signed with them. Don't worry th…

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Self-taught developers are some of the most resourceful developers I've ever met. In fact, you can have a competitive edge vs coding bootcamp graduates AND college graduates. Let's talk about what you can do to make that happen in this live Q&A.

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In this web development podcast episode, I invited on 3 graduates to review Scrimba - a front end focused educational platform for aspiring web developers. We dove into opinions about the curriculum, instructors, and projects. They even shared who they feel like this program IS for and IS NOT for. …

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Apparently Team Treehouse recently let go majority of its employees. 7 years ago, they were crucial in my journey to finally getting my first web developer job. Most of you know that I've recommended them for SO many years. In the recent years, I've heard stories and seen for myself that they were …

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After graduating a coding bootcamp, it took Patrick 8 frustrating months to finally get his first developer position. He shared his whole job search journey. We dove into his day to day; job search strategy - what worked and what didn't; his frustrating interview experiences; and what finally helpe…

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Two very common things I hear from aspiring developers are "I don't know what to build" and "I don't know what portfolio projects employers want to see". In this live stream, I'm going to teach you how to come up with project ideas that are not only appropriate for your skill level, but will also …

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Are you stuck on your journey to becoming a web developer? Let me help you. In this live web development Q&A, ask me anything web development, coding bootcamp, or career related.

Who is this for?

- Aspiring Web Developers
- Junior Web Developers
- Any developer that's on the job hunt
- Developers…

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I brought on the CEO of Formation (an ex-Facebook software engineer) who helps junior software engineers progress and prepare for mid to senior level interviews. She had a ton of expertise and experience to share with the industry. We talked about the different types of software engineering teams, …

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We went into depth answering 3 simple questions for aspiring developers.

1. How do you decide if becoming a developer is right for you?
2. How do you decide if a coding bootcamp is right for you?
What are aspiring developers doing to sabotage their chances of finding a job?
I've had several staff …

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I'm ready to host another 30 day coding challenge. I'll dive into this a bit in the beginning and then share some tips for you if you're struggling to break out of tutorial hell. As always, this is a live Q&A so feel free to ask web development/career related questions.

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Struggling to come up with your next web development project idea? Give me a few things hobbies or problems from your old industry and let me show you how I would turn it into a project that helps you grow and impresses employers.

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Where to start.. We dove into so many great conversations around the curriculum, staff, and the most interesting part of their experiences - the group projects.. It sounds like many students had vastly different skill levels when it came time for the final group project. Once they opened up with th…

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I want to hear your thoughts and ideas around building out a new, free web development course! For reference, check out this community post:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1e24dS8kS5-jS4XZ5NzrnA/community

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I can't emphasize enough how valuable software engineers are. When I polled my community, 91% of you said that you would love to build a side project that made you additional income or even replaced your full-time job. Sometimes developers can develop the habit of jumping into the code too quickly …

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