HackerRank, Codewars, or what else?

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?


Starting React on Rails

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

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