Merging in-between Web and Mobile

From a gai interested in Tech and opening up electronics to getting tag of hybrid developer/designer.

Taking a rollercoaster ride; me in my Youth/Yo early days,where art and sketching was a curve I always wooed and maybe that’s why I don’t remember what I have written in my notes, but remember the abstracts I have drawn over the indent line of my exercise books.

Then, I got my hand on a Pentium IV, 125MB RAM piece of junk, which is supposedly a beast at that time. Now, in that old Windows 2000, I have drawn thousands of Ms-Paint “ART”.

Now comes the interesting part. CPU fried, I cried. I opened up the chassis and went through the components, not knowing what I was doing. Plugged out everything and put it back, and as always didn’t work. SO, what to do? The thing every Nepali does to his tech, beat the shit out of it and it worked. I felt like Elliot way before Elliot was cool.


Let’s jump to a more enthralling part. Grade 11 HTML, the journey to being a Web-Developer. The time came to finish up the final project and I want to be the very best, like no one ever was so went up on the internet and I got en-lighted by Eli The computer Guy and Jake Wright. My stupidity led me to killing my OS and then got into Ubuntu and Linux along with soft “hakerman” tools introduction, but lets leave that for next time

Eli

Grade 12 wasn’t fun for me though. I got into some Robotics Competition and of-course we lost by a long margin, thus making me loose my interest on electronics and upgrading to a more surreal software side of things. Still, during those days, Photo shop and Illustrator were on a rise, and me not a pretty lady, straight away went into it following Blue Lightning TV , Phlearn & TastyTuts making pathway to giving out initial design ideas for a wire-frame and 1st phase content writing.

Blue Lightning TV

My Dad said engineering, I said Software, so joined the path to fetch Computer Engineering Degree and during those vacations, I got my game started to JavaScript and CSS as I took a job I had no clue to deal with. To up my game, I upgraded my internet plan and instead of downloading movies and selling them in pirated CDs, I started getting paid coursed from online resources. Little did I have knowledge that the courses were thought my punk-ass instructor and made my best decision to get into 1 Hour JS & codecademy.com courses:

Intro to JS

Furthermore, my hunger didn’t stop as my ship had sailed to design way back and went into Creating a Responsive Web Design

Creating a Responsive Web Design

With a plan to taking a stairway to PHP, I got into it with Dynamic Website Design — PHP, SQL and JS but realized PHP and Backend was not my cup of Coffee and broke up with her immediately and got into Bootstrap UI Development

Bootstrap UI Development for Everyone

By now, I am in 1st semester and got into Word-press as UI builder and fast working with best result is what everyone want, right? And getting theme game up to word-press, why not? So did Building WordPress Themes With Bootstrap

WP theme with BS

Getting into communities and networking is a big part and the way to go though learning-teaching curve, thus go into different workshops and sessions, a my brain wanting to take a break from web, got into python and went through:

Python Programming Tutorial : Learn Online | Mongo-db | Django
Also, with the talk of town Machine Learning and Deep Learning, I too got into with some Data Science ideas from up University Courses into it and am still working on finishing them:
Andrew’s ML
Data Science and ML with Python
Neural Networks and Deep Learning
Artificial Intelligence Micro Masters
AI MIcro Masters

As Javascript has been the love of my life, I have always tried to be on par level with her and as she upgraded, I upgraded with her:

JS30

A new chapter unfolds. I tried Java but we have had a cold war and I had got the taste of React and was intrigued by the aspects shown by native applications. I had tried my had with Ionic2 & Multiplatform Mobile App Development with NativeScript but it either lacked packages required or required a hell lot of run-time. Thus, I went to react-native side, currently under beta but still showing lot of improvements and the cross platform approach for someone who has no concept of Swift, it was a gem in disguise.

So, I followed the original documentation (which has been a lot better and upgraded a week ago from this post) and some courses available:

RN Basics: Currency Converter
Build a Twitter Clone — GraphQL and RN
For Frameworks under React-Native there are many like nativebase and infinite-red, but I have always worked under my own build for work efficiency. Still, withe the prospects of Expo and it’s snack along with Shoutem’s @shoutem-ui, working under just a browser with drag down approach has been a new journey and aspect.
Expo Snack

Still, with a feeling that a beginner who just wants to follow code reuse approach and with a simple layout and understanding of JS should be able to work on JS, I have setup a YouTube sessions to get people starting to see the vast areas native apps covers.

How to React-Native: Beginner tutorial

The journey of me getting to here has been pretty cool & this is just the beginning *cliche*. Any questions? Go ahead and ping me at:

sunim.com.np