Tae'lur Alexis joins us today to talk about her experience with learning to code from scratch and becoming a professional software developer in 2018.
Tae'lur Alexis, a self-taught programmer and founder of CodeEveryday, talks to us about:
Figuring out that software was what she wanted to do
Learning to code from scratch on the modern web.
How front-end development was appealing as a beginner due to visual feedback and opportunity to be creative
How social media was key to her success in landing a job as a self-taught developer
The CodeNewbie and 100DaysOfCode communities on Twitter and the roles they play in supporting developers
Setting up realistic habits and goals to prevent burnout
What the interview process was like for a new-comer to the industry