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Contributing to Open Source

Open source coding is intimidating.... but it's often recommended to start contributing to open source projects as a way to improve your skills. It seemed like such good advice but I didn't know how to get started. So many times I would go to GitHub and try to find projects I could contribute to, and […]

Decisions, Detours, and Doubts...

When learning something on your own it is easy to let your doubts take over. There are days when it all seems to come together, and there are days when you aren't sure you should continue. At times it becomes easier to listen to the doubts, especially when a new, exciting possibility enters your space. […]

My first online course - CS50

I never would have called myself an Ivy League candidate, so I was a little surprised that I decided to give Harvard's CS50 - Introduction to Computer Science a try as my first foray into coding. Harvard offers this course free through edx.org (there are paid options, but at its base it's free), so, I […]

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