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