Learning to Code from Scratch on the Modern Web with Tae'lur Alexis

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Tae'lur Alexis, a self-taught programmer and founder of CodeEveryday, talks to us about:

  • Figuring out that software was what she wanted to do

  • Learning to code from scratch on the modern web.

  • How front-end development was appealing as a beginner due to visual feedback and opportunity to be creative

  • How social media was key to her success in landing a job as a self-taught developer

  • The CodeNewbie and 100DaysOfCode communities on Twitter and the roles they play in supporting developers

  • Setting up realistic habits and goals to prevent burnout

  • What the interview process was like for a new-comer to the industry


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