100 Days of Code Challenge Day 21

So.MUCH.TO.DO.SO.Little.TIME

Homework, pages and pages of readings.Videos to watch, Learning Bootstrap… The past 48 hours have been A LOT!

I finally sat down tonight to attempt the Free Code Camp Tribute Page project. I just sat and stared at the pen. I forgot how to use bootstrap! What!!! My brain just.STOPPED.

Java • HTML • CSS • JavaScript • Bootstrap • jQuery

As a new dev, I just felt the cacophony of a bunch of technologies that haven’t taken hold in my brain sat me down for a moment. I had to breathe, concentrate on the task and RTFM. After re-watching the FCC assignment video, reading up on the Bootstrap web site, watching a YouTube Video, it came together, bit by bit.  I did the site first in HTML then copied it to CodePen. I’m not done, but I got a lot of the elements down and I think I could finish it tomorrow.

I also read more in Java, took my 1st chapter quiz in the college CMS (20 out of 20).  What a day! I learned so much and it’s only the tip of the iceberg.

 

 

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100 days of Code Challenge Day 10

Birthday cake with candles

Today is my birthday

Happy Birthday to ME! Well, January 7th is, but I just came home from celebrating.

Only about 15-20 minutes on Free Code Camp while baking cookies and I watched the first 18 lectures of The Complete Web Developer Bootcamp – Beginner to Expert from Udemy while I detangled my hair. YES, it takes that long. I don’t know if this ‘counts’ but it’s better than not coding anything at all on my BIRTHDAY!

Tomorrow, I’m back at it. I have a meetup with a fellow CodeNewbie friend to code together. I’ll be my hour in for sure

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100 days of Code Challenge Day 7

Busy day at work so I was relegated to just reading up on JavaScript during my commute. I was reading JavaScript for Web Developers from A Book Apart (ABP).  After the wall I hit, I need some clarity and YDKJS is a bit wordy and confusing. ABP is known for their approachable reading in a book of no more than 100 pages. Since this isn’t ‘coding’ I had to do something to keep my fingers busy as well. I’m tackling Free Code Camp before going to bed. I even had to bounce out of the CodeNewbie Twitter Chat to get this hour in.

Not a stellar day, but I promised myself I’d do this for 100 days, so I have to stay committed. Here’s to the fog lifting and a better day tomorrow.

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