Lately my days are split between the job search, coding challenges, and working as a remote contractor for a start up. The startup is a great application in the early stages of production. It's Node/Express on the back end and Ionic (Angular 4) on the front end. Ionic is new to me so I've had… Continue reading Coding Challenges and a Contract Gig
I'm proud to show off my new portfolio website http://flan.website/ that highlights some of my best projects to date. My previous portfolio, listed here on my WordPress site, had grown and become hard to navigate and understand. With some feedback and ideas I got from nice people at a MeetUp, I made bought a domain,… Continue reading A New Portfolio Site
There seems to be plenty of options now for those wanting to sharpen their coding skills or prepare for a job interview. This week I tried out two of those options; here is my profile on HackerRank and my profile on Codewars. I've spent a bit more time on HackerRank and am moving through both… Continue reading HackerRank, Codewars, or what else?
Recently I've been dedicated to applying to job but I still have made some more progress with React and testing with Jasmine. I created a single page React App that uses the ProPublica API to easily look up government officials. Here is the code on GitHub and it is hosted on GitHub Pages. The API… Continue reading Progress on React and Jasmine
Since my last post I've completed the online course MIT 6.0001 'Intro to CS and Programming in Python' and worked on a few more projects to improve my skills in React. I've posted my coursework from the MIT course on my GitHub here. I'm continuing to review Stephen Grider's Udemy course and and am progressing… Continue reading Python with MIT online and back to React
I'm sorry to say that it's been a rough few weeks for me between a reoccurring case of strep throat and a broken laptop. I'll spare you the details. I've completed Stephen Grider's Modern React and Redux course on Udemy and it's easy to see why it's one the most popular and highly rated courses… Continue reading Starting React on Rails