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The Day That Coding Saved My Life

On February 15th 2020, at 39 years old, I decided that I wanted to learn to code. This is what happened:

15/02/20: Signed up FlatIron School Bootcamp – https://flatironschool.com/

  • Started Bootcamp Prep: HTML, CSS, Javascript

23/02/20: Receive access code

  • Started Bootcamp Prep V2: HTML, CSS, Javascript

23/02/20: Signed up to CodeAcademy Pro web development course

https://www.codecademy.com/learn/paths/web-development

  • 25/02/20: Interview with Kaitlyn
  • 11/03/20: Technical interview with gabriel – Deli Counter
  • 12/03/20: Accepted at Flatiron School

########### 15/03/20: End of Month 1 ###########

12/03/20 – 23/03/20: 

  • FlatIron PrepWork: Ruby, Command Line, Git
  • Datacamp (Python)

23/03/20 : FlatIron Campus pushes back start of bootcamp to June 1st.

24/03/20 – 23/04 :

  • Stopped Ruby
  • React basics with CodeAcademy
  • Tutorials

To Do List : App in React (Adding, Editing and Deleting items) | Deploy in Github for freeTutorial

Quizz : Build a Quiz App From Scratch Using React Components

  • Udemy

The Complete JavaScript Course 2020: Build Real Projects!

https://www.udemy.com/course/the-complete-javascript-course/

########### 15/04/20: End of Month 2  ###########

23/04/20: FlatIron Campus shuts down in London FOREVER because of Covid 19

24/04/20: 80% Web Development at CodeAcademy… backend again.. It’s too much.

24/04/20: Focus 100% on Udemy Course

The Complete JavaScript Course 2020: Build Real Projects!

https://www.udemy.com/course/the-complete-javascript-course/

30/04/20: Sign up to Codeworks

30/04/20 – 07/05/20: Coderbyte challenges to prep for technical https://coderbyte.com/

02/05/20: Online technical

04/05/20: Personality Interview

07/05/20: Technical interview

BlackJack assignment (07/05/20 – 15/05/20)

12-13/05: Learnt jQuery with KhanAcademy

https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/html-js-jquery

That’s what I could do after 3 months from scratch :

https://www.unicornalert.io/blackjack/

########### 15/05/20: End of Month 3  ###########

16/05/20 : Focus 100% on Udemy Course

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Written by John

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