Recently I sat down with a friend that has been in the tech industry for a very long time. In our conversation, he was guiding me on steps I should take to be a better developer and a lot of other information. In the midst of our conversation, he mentioned how important DevOps were and that a lot more companies are beginning to move in that direction. After this conversation, I decided to look into/study up on DevOps because even if it is not the case, it is good information to know.

What is DevOps?

According to Mircosoft, Dev stands…

When I started coding I would always hear this saying “ learn one language and the rest will come easier and easier.” I felt that with every language until I started React. For some reason, this language just took me longer to understand. I was able to code in it because of reputation and just practice, but I mean understanding, as in not just doing but being able to explain to process and say this is doing this and this is here to help this, etc …

Recently I sat down with a friend and they told me how important…

What is react-router? It allows people to create single-page websites. It simulates the idea of having navigation with multiple pages, but it’s all a single page that is using react components to create. It is super simple if you are familiar with react, and I will go over the step from start to finish!

First, we want to start our react app, open your terminal find a spot you want to place this file into. I have a folder for most of my react practices. So I will be placing it inside of that. …

In life, we take a lot of different journeys. Whether it is a road trip or school, getting your first pet, etc… All of these are journeys and they can be difficult, frustrating, emotionally stressful, and physically stressful, happy, life-changing and so much more.

The journey I want to talk about is the job hunt. There’s only one beginning and one end. But nonetheless, it feels like there are beginnings with interviews, and when you get the “We have gone with a new candidate speech” is the end. For me personally, it has been one of the rockiest and hardest…

Image a 15 weeks period, you get one and half weeks to learn/ understand the majority of a programming language. At first, this sounds intimidating and scary. The process of learning it’s hard, tiring, frustering, annoying, and potentially you lose faith in yourself at some point or beginning questioning yourself. Overall it's scary. But it is possible, I did it along with a cohort of 25+ people, not counting the other students learning with us in different cohorts. …

Through marketing we can see the value of design, through psychology we know that the way things look is important when it comes to first impressions, through interviews, dates, social events, we know how to properly style ourselves. All of these factors are applicable to a website. Website design is very important in order for the customer to be interested in going further through the website. The first time someone enters a website they see the design, they decide if it is appealing, and then they go through the rest of the website.

Take apple.com website for example,

It's colorful…

How many times a day do you use the internet? As users we have an easy time when we know the URL, we just put or type in the browser and click enter. Being a user that is all we really need to know, but as a web developer, you need to know more about the client and server side, HTTP, requests, and response. This blog with be about all that, about how the internet works outside of being a user.

Client and Server

The internet functioning is based on communication between the client and the server. The client being…

Using HTML and CSS to build was website when first starting is a great way to learn the basics of website design and structure. In this blog, we are going to build a website home page or landing page. I’m going to show you the structure, and try to build it yourself. There will be helpful tips and bit code to guide you at the very bottom if you get stuck.

The image below is a reference, you can choose different colors, different fonts, etc… It is just meant to get started with HTML and CSS. …

What is authentication? Authentication is a process of identifying the users is who they say they are. “Authentication technology provides access control for systems by checking to see if a user’s credentials match the credentials in a database of authorized users or in a data authentication server,” Linda Rosencrance. This is a process we are well familiar with it. We normally have a username, the identifier, and then the process is complete with a password that matches the username.

This is going to be a 3 part blog post going over how to use implement auth using Ruby on Rails…

After graduating from Flatiron School for Software Engineering, I beginning the journey of looking for a job. I thought about all the different fields I could explore in software engineering, for example, frontend developer, backend developer, full-stack developer, QA analyst, etc … There were so many different options, but I did want to potentially find something that would have more customer interaction.

I beginning looking into adjacent roles to software engineering… Here’s what I came up with! There’s a lot of things that are in the technical industry. Technical Recruiter, Quality Assurance Engineering, Sales Engineer, Project manager, and the list…

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