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Welcome Thread - V8

Welcome, one and all to the CodeNewbie Community!

Ahoy

  1. Leave a comment below to introduce yourself! You can talk about what brought you here, what you're learning, or just a fun fact about yourself.

  2. Make some new friends by responding to another newbie's comment πŸ‘‹ Feel free to follow one another, too!


P.S. If you have a technical question, you've come to the right place! Use the #help tag in a new post to ask the community for assistance with writing your first line of code, picking a tool to use for a particular project, or anything else. No question is too basic.

If you're looking for some moderator-approved resources for coding beginners, head to #webdev101 for web development content and #compsci101 for computer science content ❀️

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Douglas Maimes

Hello everyone, my name is Douglas and I have used Windows based computers since 1985 and computers since 1970. I have very little experience with or knowledge of coding, but recently I've become motivated to learn. I will greatly appreciate any guidance along the way.

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KK's ABC

Happy to find another "old-timer" on here. I've been using all sorts of computers since 1981, have done a little bit of coding along the way, am studying computer science now. Here I'm looking for guidance, inspiration, motivation and of course learning buddies.

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John Thomson

Hello, Everyone, too

Like Douglas and KK's ABC, I'm an oldtimer, almost a fossil. But, I've loved learning all my life, and I want to keep learning. I love geography, both human and physical, and I'd love to be able to learn programming for geographical information systems applications like QGIS and ArcGIS in order to help non-profits and community groups to develop their own mapping and spatial analysis tools so that they can better understand what's going on where they live and what they might be able to do about it. Oh, and educational games. I'd like to try to learn how to make them, too. That's it!

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Viviane Martini

Hi everyone, my name is Vivi and I'm a (recent) jr software engineer, I'm here looking to improve my skills, learn new things and meet new people. I love tv shows, pop culture and books.

you can find me here: linkedin.com/in/viviane-martini/

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gilbert kipkemboi

Good to meet you, Vivi. My name is Gilbert from Kenya I am currently learning HTML, CSS, and Java, with the aspiration to become learn React and be someone like you in my near future. I would be grateful if you will give me a hand on my journey toward archiving my goals. I would like to master the overall steps I need to follow to get through it.

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Ujjwal Pratap Singh

Hi everyone, my name is Ujjwal and I am a flutter developer. I came to know about codeland 2021 through a post on DEV. This is the first time I am joining any online event. Looking forward to learn new things and join the awesome community.

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Vijaya Srivastava

Hi, Ujjwal. Is Flutter fun?

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Ujjwal Pratap Singh

Yes.

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Rokaya Muhammad Afifi

yes

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Tina Vieira

What is flutter?

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Jecinta-Stevens

Hello guys, I'm Jecinta, from Nigeria. I'm an absolute newbie, but my love for Python is unweighable (LOL...if that's an actual word). I knew about this community just few minutes ago when surfing through the net about cybersecurity and hacking. Also, website designing, development, and data science sounds fun.......one of the things i love. I hope to learn a lot from y'all and become a pro in a year time.

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gilbert kipkemboi

I Jacinta. i am happy to meet another python beginner. I am gilbert from Kenya and I am interested in learning several programing languages but i would love to begin with python. Currently, I have little knowledge on Html and CSS but I am aiming at improving my skills on this fields too.

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Jecinta-Stevens

Nice to meet you Gilbert. πŸ™Œ

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gilbert kipkemboi

welcome Jacinta...

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Andrew Baisden

Welcome to the community!

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Jecinta-Stevens

Thank you :)

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Jos O'shea (they/them)

Hi y'all I'm a new dev from Lexington, KY who's currently trying to get the hang of vanilla JS before moving on to frameworks. I'm feeling pretty competent with HTML and CSS. recently I've just been hacking together little JS projects trying to learn more. Recently made a random CSS gradient generator (read about it on my profile) and I also made a little score keeper app, and am trying to get a number guessing game working but running into issues. Hope you're all well!

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conartistique

Hello peeps, my name is Alex and I'm a soon to be graduate full-stack web developer. I learned about CodeLand 2021 by accident, surfing the internet, and I couldn't be happier about it. I'm here to learn from people that share the same passion. I love lifting weights, running marathons and listening to scientific podcasts. Cheers!

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Tina Vieira

Runner here as well!! Curious what podcasts you listen to.

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conartistique

My most listened to are Huberman Lab and Lex Fridman Podcast. It's crazy that the information we've access to through these podcasts is free still, I'm truly grateful for that.

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Tina Vieira

It really is! I'm always looking for new things to listen to on my commute to work.

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Pola-Haw

I'm Pola from Poland (I know it sounds like terrible pun). I'm newb to programming and still learning. HTML/CSS/JS are currently I look into. I have no formal education and learn from free resources that I find on the net. But I feel I need to get involved in some project to get it move and learn better.

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David M

Hey wish to be friends because I've started learning HTML and CSs

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Kingsley Odibendi

Same here brother

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Kingsley Odibendi

That’s some good pun there😁...which free resources do you use? cause i use freecodecamp, no formal education too and currently learning CSS after completing the HTML basics.

Would be awesome to connect with you.

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Julianne Vela

Heyo everyone! I'm a full-stack software engineer, currently working as a teaching assistant for the bootcamp that I graduated from. I'm passionate about programming and helping others explore their passion and build awesome things. I'm also an amateur astronomer and love bridging the gap between my programming skills and my astronomy skills. I'm also a co-creator of a pretty neat "escape-room"-esque web-game. Feel free to give it a try here: escapegim.com. Can you help free the ghost in the machine?

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Cledb • Edited

Hi Julianne! I'm so interested about programming and astronomy! I would love to connect if you don't mind.

By the way, I think the link is sending to a wrong URL...Am I not supposed to be directed to a some kind of a game page with that link?

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Julianne Vela

Hey @cledbuxandcodes! Yes, astronomy and programming is such a fun combo! I'm currently learning robotics programming so that I can build a GOTO controller for my personal telescope. It'll be really fun!

We can totally connect, though! You can add me on LinkedIn if you want: linkedin.com/in/juliannevela

As far as the link, that's the correct page. It's intentionally deceptively corporate. :)

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John Thomson

Poor, poor you-know-who. What a way to die. Ick. But, I did have some problems, myself. Some of the reveals were overlaid with the original content of the field, and I couldn't really read the reveal very well, or at all. So, needs work. Oh, I used both Firefox and Chrome to check it out. Had the same problems with both. Otherwise, good effort! JT

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Julianne Vela

I know! Poor guy! As far as the puzzles go, they are intended to be skewed and hidden to make them more difficult to find. That said, if there were any that were totally obscured or not visible for some reason, please let me know and I can take a look to fix them! :) Thanks for playing! Glad you had fun, albeit with some apparent issues.

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CarloMtzMartin

Hi everyone, my name is Carlo and I'm a FullStack software developer, I'm here looking to improve my skills, learn new things and meet new people. I love music, I play the piano and the guitar, and I love videogames.

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AbdulQudus ⚑

Hi everyone, my name is AbdulQudus. Recently,I transitioned from the data analytics/data science path as I fell in love with the software development field. I've worked with Python libraries like Numpy ,Pandas etc. I am currently learning html+css and I'm here looking to improve my skills, learn things that would be beneficial to my growth and meet new people. I want to make friends who will contribute to my growth and I contribute to theirs as well .

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JoeNewbie

hi, everyone! I am a newbie to the computing and programming all together. I hope I can learn new profession, here. I am happily married to a wonderful woman with 2 kids. Sydney is where I live. Lockdown is our middle name...

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Tina Vieira

I currently live in Florida. I try to get my husband to move to Australia all the time!!! πŸ˜‚

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Adam Beguelin

Hey folks! I've been writing code since the 1970s. :-)

I ran across the Code Newbie podcast recently and love it. I'm a mentor at Holberton Puerto Rico, a coding school in San Juan Puerto Rico.

I'm interested in teaching coding to as many people as possible. Coding changed my life and I want to help others down that path. I spent 20 years in Silicon Valley and even wrote a book about it. I moved to Puerto Rico 6 years ago and have been involved in the tech ecosystem in Puerto Rico.

Lately I'm learning Vue and VuePress. I'm working on an Augmented Reality project using AR.js.

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John Thomson

Hi, Adam
Did you ever meet anyone from Eastside Prep (East Palo Alto) when you lived in the Valley? They have a lot of kids who could benefit from a coding mentor who also speaks Spanish. If you're interested, I could try to hook you up. JT

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Adam Beguelin

Hey John, great idea. I don't speak Spanish that well, but all our students at Holberton Puerto Rico do!

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Thomas Bnt

Hi everyone ! I'm Thomas from France, I'm a maintly front-end web developer. I contribute sometimes to Open Source codes like Forem or web monetization.

You can know more about me here πŸ˜„

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Sujay Shukla

Hey peeps,
This is Sujay or you can call me "mogul" from India.
A Technology Enthusiast & Entrepreneur , Developer/IOT Developer, AI/ML Engineer, Data Scientist, Designer & Digital Artist. Learning Bio-Tech & Start-up Ecosystem. Currently, Working with Touchable Lasers Tech Professional in Japan Utsunomiya Science and Technology University's Professor.
Well, Looking forward to contribute to this community.

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Andrew Amento • Edited

Hello, My name is Drew and my brother turned me on the this site. I am currently spending alot of time on Scrimba, learing JS. I look forward to this new community of like minded people. I am looking to learn alot, and meet cool people. I love playing chess, and the bass guitar.