Thank you again, everyone. I hope this helps in any way along your coding journey!
@fenyam My portfolio is available here
I remember my now co-worker, during my interview, said he checked out the ‘widgets’ I had on my portfolio. I’m sure it would have helped to make more advanced projects, but they saw that I was passionate about development and more than willing to learn more.
@MrJoe Thank you for the kind words. You’re right, there were times when I didn’t really believe that getting a dev job was even a real possibility or something that could ever happen. There were a lot of times that I got frustrated or confused about concepts. It still happens, but I know that with enough time and effort, we can all come to understand what we’re trying to learn.
@Ntn17 @ManuAlvarado22 @crouchingfeather Thank you for reading! Don’t worry about the timeline, everyone’s journey is different as long as you keep going, that’s what matters. There were definitely times when I took a break or tried switching things up by learning in different formats (videos, computer science, internet, etc).
@krisigee91 Thank you! I hope you are doing okay in Houston since the hurricane! Stay safe!
@123xylem Thank you! In response to feeling ‘in over my head’, I do sometimes feel that way. It goes back to imposter syndrome and feeling like you’ll get found out or something similar. There are times when I feel overwhelmed by the tasks I have to do or projects that are in the future. But, I know that I’ll be able to figure it out or ask for help if I need to. Less than 1 year of FCC definitely did not teach me everything I need to know. If anything, it’s just the start. A lot of it is learning as I go or continuing to do research on things I want to understand better.
My boss understands that I’m a beginner, but he also sees that I’m capable. He sees that I’m trying and he understands that things may take a little longer than expected. I thought I would have more of a team to work with, but a lot of the time it’s just solo with some occasional teamwork with sales/marketing and the previous webmaster/IT guy. He is working remotely now. So, that makes thinsg a little harder, but really I’m just thankful for the opportunity to learn!
If anyone else has more questions or needs advice, feel free to ask