Coding Challenges and a Contract Gig

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

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A New Portfolio Site

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

Python with MIT online and back to React

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

Learning Node and JS Frameworks/Libraries

Since my last post I've been focusing on wrapping up some of the JavaScript games, learning the basics of Node, and experimenting with different frameworks and libraries for my next step of learning. I started with reading the Node documentation and some resources from the Odin Project. While it's still a challenge, I feel my… Continue reading Learning Node and JS Frameworks/Libraries

JavaScript Basics with small projects

Recently I have focused on creating smaller projects to reinforce my understanding of JS basics. Here are a few of my recent efforts: a quiz: GitHub code - GitHub pages a to-do list: GitHub code - GitHub pages a song playlist: GitHub code - GitHub pages dice roller: GitHub code - GitHub pages Flicker API… Continue reading JavaScript Basics with small projects