"I can make an app right now!"
Remind us of your background? Dropped out of CS degree (Raz's Origin Story here)
Take us through your junior phase. What did you learn? Learned the full stack - started liking the backend stuff!
What did you find particularly challenging? Frontend was surprisingly more challenging than expected - had never seen anything like React before. Decided to push herself to use React-Redux for the Senior Enrichment Project which meant spending a lot of extra hours and late nights as there is no help given.
How did you stay motivated through the difficult parts? The environment was very encouraging - seeing peers struggle and get through difficulties inspires you to do the same.
What surprised you about your experience so far? Started liking the backend stuff (Node and Sequelize) more than frontend which is a complete about turn from college days! Also just being able to make a full stack app in just six weeks.
What do you expect about the next phase of the bootcamp? Format is a little different - practicing real world whiteboard interviews ("Reacto"). Beginning the job search. Focusing on React Native development. Building a cat accessories shop for Grace Shopper project.
What are you building right now? React Native apps!📱
The awesome, supportive community at Grace Hopper 😃
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