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What was your favorite part of CodeLand 2021?

Hey there, CodeNewbie Community!

With CodeLand 2022 coming up NEXT week (June 16 & 17, 2022 β€” right here on CodeNewbie Community), our team is curious to hear about your favorite part of CodeLand LAST year if you attended.


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Thuy Doan

Hi Julia, I'm happy you enjoyed it :) Was there any particular section that resonated with you?

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Actually it was a lot of sections because my first job started about 2 weeks later after CodeLand, so I got so much out of it. I didn't think about environment setup until your talk and started looking at my personal setup, the extensions I need and use daily, and wrote everything down to install immediately when I set up my environment with the company laptop.

It also encouraged me to document everything from the beginning, because until then I thought this might be a senior task. When I entered my first project, the onboarding process was quite confusing for me because there was no documentation. So I started writing an onboarding process, which was very well received by the PM and others. When I left the project (3 weeks ago), I also wrote a documentation of everything I had experienced for my front end colleagues to show all possible scenarios related to the project/code and how to solve/avoid/handle them.

These actions left quite an impression.

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Erin Bensinger

Has to be @helen's keynote "Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams: Developing a Culture of Feedback Cycles". So cool to enjoy an informative talk and a piano concert all in one β€” definitely check it out if you haven't already!!

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Kithmini🌸

Um a newbie to the Codeland.Hope CodeLand 2022 will be a great event for us and everything on there will be our favorite.😊β™₯️

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Kat Fay

I'm a newbie too Kithmini! Let's follow and encourage each other on here and Twitter. Looking forward to CodeLand 2022! What events are you attending at CodeLand 2022?

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Thomas Bnt
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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Yes! This was a great talk :)

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Sarah Bartley
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Valeria Cerpa Salas

My favorite part of Codeland is the diverse community I am seeing here, the lectures and advices from people with more experience in the tech industry and the sense of community during the event.

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

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geoffkats-tech

Oh wow I just can't forget about what Anna lytical said about coding being a drag it was my first time hearing that

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Bobby Trejo

My favorite part of CodeLand 2022 was when Raymond Chung spoke on "A Programmer's Guide to Mental Health". I feel that in the tech industry mental health is not properly being mentioned or encouraged to be aware of enough. So I'm glad he was able to touch on that and talk about burnout and not let ourselves get to that point.

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Hussain Codes

Haven't attended CodeLand 2021 but super pumped for this one and all the exciting stuff it has to offer!

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bkid00

Actually, I am a first comer to the codeland 2022

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Brian H. Hough | brianhuff.eth

This is my first time attending CodeLand! 😊 But I was looking at last year's talks and Thuy Doan's "How to provide value from day one of your dev career" and this was a great talk! Highly recommend πŸ’―

youtu.be/4pI7miwXwY0?t=6119

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FaruqJada

This is my first time honestly so I have no idea of the past events

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justacodergirl

First time and interesting to see whats going on this beautiful event.πŸ™Šβ€‹

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Jim TΓΆrnvall

Web accessibility (A11y)

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Ben Stokes

first timer!

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Nick Taylor

Captain America saluting

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Ayu Adiati
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Pramit Singh

Shame that I cannot answer this question this time, as I didn't attend the event last year. I hope to answer this same question the next year I attend the event.

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Randy Macdonald

My favorite part, so far, is all the enthusiasm I'm seeing for learning new things and people's willingness to teach what they know to others.

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Lewis Odero

waiting for Saron Yitbarek's talk

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M.Fahad Imtiaz

I didn't attend last year

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Alexander Bourlotos

I'm also a newbie to CodeLand! Looking forward to ingesting as much as I can and getting to know a lot of people through the conference and beyond!

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Anja

Last year I missed Codeland because I've heard of it too late but I love the comments in this thread to see what people liked most :)

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Makondu

This is the first time I am attending this conference.

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Elaine Aquino

Speaker stories! Especially, as mentioned, Helen's Musical Lessons for Engineering Teams. And Nočnica Fee's [On-Demand Talk] From Tech Support To Developer. =)

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Rohithaditya

Oh No, I missed that part, but no worries, on bright side, we are excited for 2022's CodeNewbie

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Jason Kuffler

First timer here . . .

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Nick Taylor

Pam from The Office saying Nice!

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Agung Sidharta So

I believe this will be my second time of CodeLand but I already forgot about last year one..

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Thilini_Anuradha Pelithanthri

This is my first time and hope to get a lot of experience this time.

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Cat Girl

This is my fist time actually.

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Krishna Agarwal

My favorite part of CodeLand 2021 is speaker stories, talk, career advice and much more...
I am very curious about this one.
Hope to enjoy CodeLand 2022
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Hurray!

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Gargee Bhatnagar

CodeNewBie is my favorite part. The community gives chance to showcase the skills and extremely helpfull to connect with community peoples.

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BexπŸ‘©πŸΏβ€πŸ’»πŸ’œ

I am new to CodeLand. Enjoying CodeLand 2022 so far.

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Lol-Ola

My favorite part is the chance to learn from the wonderful speakers. I am grateful for the tips and resource links shared.

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Ogunkola Adeola Ayorinde

Great Sessions..