JavaScript at the Deli

Lex R. Brown II
Aug 27, 2016 · 3 min read

How did a turkey sandwich manage to bring a west coast late-blooming coder and an east coast transitioning military veteran together? From what they tell me, it takes a whole jar of perseverance and lots of thinly sliced code. For Gordon Zhu and Ty Allen, the journey to master JavaScript starts best at the deli.

As a Vets Who Code student, Ty Allen, a veteran of the United States Air Force, ran into a personal progression challenge with developing as a programmer earlier this year. The challenge was specific to the JavaScript language. Life and human beings are complicated, so there were…