It’s good to brush up on different languages and technologies as you start your coding journey. There are SO many overlapping aspects to programming that can help you build better projects, maybe even a bit faster than your last.

When I built my first Rails app I knew that I…


Of all the things we do to build an app and utilize our creativity, I think styling the CSS is my personal favorite. I love the instant gratification of changing the visual aspect of the page with only a few keystrokes.

Here is a BASIC style guide to create the…


Learning JavaScript and React within a few weeks of each other was challenging, but I was able to accelerate the speed of my project builds when I discovered free npm packages. …


Honestly, much of what I’ve learned about programming in general seems like magic. I mean, how many times have you watched a code along video and seen the speaker make something happen instantly without ever explaining how they did it?

Often, it’s simply a keyboard shortcut they’ve become so accustomed…


In this post, I want to take a moment to dissect a block of code that I found challenging while working on my first Ruby on Rails project.

In our Bachelor/Bachelorette web app, a user can update an existing event by adding activities and other users to it.

For example…


As a true beginner, every line of code is a learning opportunity.

During my 3rd week at Flatiron School, I paired with another student and successfully completed our first-ever CLI program. …


…wait what?

I’m right there with you… still trying to wrap my head around my massive lifestyle change.

October 2019 — I just landed home in Austin after working a Ride & Drive Event at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. I was a Spokesmodel for a Luxury Automotive Brand. I…

Jessica Triana

Full Stack Web Dev Student @ Flatiron

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