Category – Lab
26 posts tagged with "Lab" (See all categories)

EEntwickelBar 4.0

05/19/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Yesterday I was at my first Unconference . It uses the Open Space Method . Nothing is planned. Participants can introduce new themes, give talks, or open discussion rounds. I liked the format, and…

HHave Better Conversations

05/14/20191 Min Read — In Lab

It's important to focus on problem-solving skills and on computer science fundamentals or on programming languages and frameworks. But it's equally essential to learn some soft skills…

MMaking Slow Progress

05/11/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Learning to code proves to be a slow and steady journey. I wonder about those folks who claim that they were coding for 4 months and then got hired. I can imagine that they were very talented to grasp…

WWeb Platform Course

05/07/20191 Min Read — In Lab

One of the people I follow is Flavio Copes . He's writing short and informative posts every day. His blog is beginner-friendly. At the moment, he's working on a Web Platform Course , and the first…

CCurrently Learning

05/02/20191 Min Read — In JavaScript, Lab

Right now I'm working on creating React apps with Hooks and AWS Amplify. I'm looking forward to take a peek at Gatsby.js and Next.js . I'm watching Deep JavaScript Foundations by Kyle Simpson…

GGrateful

05/01/20191 Min Read — In Lab

I realized today how grateful I am to be able to learn to code. It gives me so much joy to read about function closures, monads, software architecture, DDD, React Hooks, Elixir, recursion, etc…

AAWS Amplify

04/24/20191 Min Read — In JavaScript, DevOps, Lab

Today I started working with AWS Amplify and React. I bought a Udemy course , and use it as a learning aid. Setting up AWS Amplify with JavaScript proved to be frictionless. Creating a new GraphQL…

CClean Code and Dev Mastery

04/23/20191 Min Read — In JavaScript, Lab

Today I watched one of my favorite YouTube channels, Dev Mastery , by Bill Sourour. I've heard the term Clean Code before but I didn't have a clear picture on what it meant. This video was helpful…

LLearn to Debug And Chrome Developer Tools

04/21/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Debugging is an essential skill for a developer. It's an area where I have room for improvement. So far I've gotten by with console.log statements. But the Chrome Developer Tools can be helpful for…

TThe Coding Train

04/20/20191 Min Read — In Lab

I've been feeling a bit under the weather so I haven't had the energy to tackle hard topics. For these kind of days, I always like watching videos on YouTube or Twitch, or listen to podcasts. You can…

RReactive DDD - MeetUp

04/13/20191 Min Read — In Lab

On Thursday, I attended yet another tech-related MeetUp. The location, Unperfekthaus , is interesting. It's a space where you can meet and do (creative) projects. Attendees have to pay a flat fee for…

EExcited Learning

04/08/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Here is a list of things I'm excited about and I'm currently learning or would like to learn: Flutter for mobile development a deep dive into Elixir and Phoenix (and Phoenix Liveview ) GraphQL Full…

WWorkshop Responsive Web Design

04/07/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Yesterday I went to a workshop about Responsive Web Design . I quite enjoyed it. As always I learned something new. Most of the workshop's agenda was aimed at beginners. That was ok and I expected it…

DDevOps and APIs MeetUp

04/05/20191 Min Read — In Lab, API

Yesterday I went to my second MeetUp organized by Softwerkskammer Ruhrgebiet . I met one of the co-organizers, Sandra. And it was totally cool to see another woman there. We also talked a little bit…

GGreat Meetup at Softwerkskammer Ruhr

03/22/20191 Min Read — In Lab, GraphQL, API

I was at a wonderful tech meetup on Wednesday. This was one of my first meetups and it was so much fun! The organizer was super nice and approachable. I enjoyed the lecture about REST to GraphQL…

EEgghead.io Courses

03/20/20191 Min Read — In Lab, JavaScript

One of my current favorite resources for JavaScript is egghead.io . This paid membership site provides tons of short video lessons for front-end developers. The quality differs a bit. Some courses…

##100DaysOfCode - a Recap After 15 Days

02/21/20191 Min Read — In Lab, 100DaysOfCode

I did some work on algorithm challenges and data structures, but am now back to coding a Javascript/Node app called feedbacky . I learned about authentication with Google OAuth using Passport-Next…

DDoing vs Trying

02/16/20191 Min Read — In Lab

In the last few weeks, I've upleveled my coding skills. I've been coding every day for at least an hour and I've finally taken the step to break out of tutorial hell. Yes, I still learn with video…

UUdemy Course Reflections

02/14/20191 Min Read — In Lab

I finished The Complete Web Developer in 2019: Zero to Mastery course a few days ago. I skipped some sections (HTML, CSS) which I plan to refresh later. Especially my CSS Grid and responsive design…

##100DaysOfCode

02/13/20191 Min Read — In Lab, 100DaysOfCode

I started the #100DaysOfCode a few days ago. The challenge sounds like a fun way to log my progress and participate in a greater community . The idea behind the challenge is to code at least for an…

BBaby Steps

02/10/20191 Min Read — In Lab

I like the Kaizen technique: small, tiny baby steps towards a goal. Little improvements pile up and lead to big wins. Compound interest. Kaizen helps with breaking down a problem: to do it the Kaizen…

BBe Humble

02/09/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Sometimes I think I already know a lot about something. But often that's not true. You can always dig deeper. Often I'm ignorant about what I don't know because I know enough to get by. It's ok that I…

WWorse Days

02/08/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Some days are worse than others. Some days feel like you're making no progress. What you want to build doesn't work. You try to come up with a solution for a complicated function. It doesn't work. You…

YYou Can't Learn to Code for Free

02/06/20191 Min Read — In Lab

"Everyone should learn to code." and even "Coding is easy" are some statements floating around on the internet. There are tons of resources for budding learners. Some are low-priced, some are free…

CCode Project: the Process

02/05/20191 Min Read — In Lab

Things that nobody tells you but you somehow have to learn: the steps/how-to to code your app. With a frontend app, you have a combination of HTML, CSS, and Javascript and you have to address them all…