As a fresh developer learning to sharpen my skill set and learn new and exciting technologies, it can be daunting to see just how vast the field of web development is. Because of this, I find myself spending hours on end, going over written posts to interactive tutorials just to learn as much as possible in a short amount of time. Anyone outside of this situation can see how counter-productive this sounds, but as someone who has just recently learned to love coding, this observation isn’t as clear. Multitudes of hours of content live on the web as just a…


At some point in your life, you’ve most likely had this conversation with yourself. You wake up one day, motivated to learn a new skill, apply for that shiny new job, or finally get your act together and start writing that book you’ve had kicking around the past five years. Regardless of you goal, your story (for the most part) probably goes as follows:

  1. Get super excited. You’re peak energy, and with each minute you’re buzzing with excitement. Nothing can stop you. You WILL make it to the front page of the local newspaper.
  2. Sit down and start to get…


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There comes a time in most people’s lives when they just desire change. It can be a new job, a new city to live in, or even the combination of the two. For me, this came in the form of finding, and eventually loving, web development. Coming from a background in mechanical engineering, I was surprised to see overlap in the technologies used in development. Unhappy with my workplace, and the state of engineering especially for younger and junior roles, I started doing some research into where I could take my life. Through some intense nights Googling and watching Youtube…

Nicholas Chug

Web Developer(ish)

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