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I started my first software job at the end of August 2020. I am now a year in and despite working from home for half of it, I have learned a ton in that time. …


My work needed me to access a repo with SSH, and I figured that it was time to learn how to set up SSH on my computer to connect to Github.

First step is to create an SSH private/public key pair. …


One feature I wanted in TripCaster was the ability to save a trip’s forecast and return to it quickly, without having to enter in the entire trip’s itinerary again. This was why I decided to have the user’s input stored in a query string. So if you went on a…


My pharmacy job was located in the middle of a growing condo neighborhood, which meant that many of our clients were within a short walk of the pharmacy. It also meant that we were expected to make deliveries to our local clients, and the presence of front desks at every…


I had originally built TripCaster using the the old school function and class components. I heard that hooks were a thing but I didn’t look into it as I figured that I should learn how React works before reading up on the next shiny new thing. …


I barely did any coding in high school, and whenever I used my computer I spent most of the time gaming. There were no real courses in high school that introduced computer programming, and for whatever reason I didn’t have the curiosity or interest to learn anything outside of school…


One of my goals with creating TripCaster was to do it in a timely fashion. My previous projects had taken me around a month to get things going as I had to look at docs and learn on the spot. I figured that at this point I had enough experience…


If I had to think back to my first ever coding project, it would be back when I made my first webpage at 13. Among my friends, I was one of the last ones to get a webpage, and I got a large case of FOMO. As I browsed through…

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