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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 👋 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. 🙌

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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 on

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!!! 😂

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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 😄

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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 on

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.

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Júlia Bittencourt

hi there! :) my name is Júlia and i'm a front-end developer. i stumbled across codenewbie by accident but i'm glad i did haha i'm here to try and improve my skills and meet new people to gain different perspectives. i am also interested in music and i absolute love watching (a rewatching) sitcoms!

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Alexander

Hi everyone, my name is Alexander, I work and study programming and web development. In my free time I am working on my pet project - a simple server that allows to prototype REST and GraphQL API. I'll be glad to feedback and suggestions, as well as to see your pet projects.

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Jonuel

Hi everyone, I'm jonuel, a frontend web developer, I'm here to learn and improve my skills and also meet new people on tech.
I love playing and watching football, music and coding. Am currently learning React.js

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Abhay

Hello Everyone, my name is Abhay. Im a current code newbie and have been following code newbie on twitter for sometime. I arrived here because of the #CNCC2022.
I am looking to improve my skills and learn lots. I am also attempting to break out of my shell be more like an extrovert. I would love to make new friends and network.!

I am currently finishing up my university degree which was on hold for a while due to life getting in the way. I am also learning Java, Python and Javascript.

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majortife

Hi everyone! My name is Bolu, just got into programming recently. I'm quite competent with HTML and CSS and I'm currently learning Javascript. I'm here to improve my skills and also meet new people in tech. I hope to learn alot from y’all! :-)

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Tyler V. (he/him)

Welcome! How has your first introduction to JS been? 😄

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Pius Richter

Hi folks, I'm Pius. I arrange banknotes in my wallet by size, but I love indie music. Is that a contradiction? Anyway, I'm new in software development but did some statistical programming before. Hope to have a good time and learn something here. Let`s get it on.

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John Thomson

Hi, Pius. I also arrange banknotes in my wallet by denomination. In the USA, all banknotes are the same size and color. If you can't see the numbers on them, you will have difficulties in life. Many difficulties. I also like music, all kinds. So, there's that. But, I'm old. Very, very old. That may, or may not, explain many things.

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DekiDex

Hi everyone,

Hi my name is Dejan, and i was started to learning programing since august last year. My first learning approach was watching tutorials about mainly frontend programing ( HTML, CSS and JS ) from which I didn't acquired much knowledge. Searching to escape from tutorial hell I found Frontend mentor. On that site, I gained routine and a lot of knowledge through practice. Since I am confident in my knowledge so far, my next goal is to find a job, and I think that working on open source projects would increase employability. I will gladly accept any criticism, advice, etc.

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Thomas Bnt

Welcome!

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Shara Crosslin

Hi everyone! I'm a former teacher turned full-stack JavaScript software engineer from Las Vegas, NV. I'm looking forward to learning more about the tech industry and make great connections at CodeLand2021!

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Zachary Lehmann

Hi all,

I'm Zak Lehmann, I have been dabbling in code for a long time but finished a bootcamp a year or two ago and am really buckling down to try and transition out of the environmental sector and into tech (or maybe ideally into a dev position still in the environmental sector)!

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Tina Vieira

Hello everyone! I’m currently an educator who is looking to perfect their knowledge of coding. This year I was chosen to teach a line of Computer Science and I LOVE it! I want to be the best possible educator for my students, and know I have much to learn. I’m so excited to have found this cohort, and look forward to building partnerships with you all!!!

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ABDULLAHIAO

Hi everyone. My name is Oyelakin Abdullahi and I am a web developer.
Looking forward to learn, unlearn and relearn here.
It's really wonderful experience to be here.

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LibraLimeLight

Hi there! I'm Nevaan and I'm 13. I am a gamedev newbie. I'm interested in indie game programming but lose motivation repeatedly. I am hoping codenewbie will help regain momentum and my passion for learning game development. Looking forward to communicating with you.

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Alexandria

Hi all, I'm Alex.
I've only recently begun my self taught journey into coding. I've done basic intros into HTML, CSS & Javascript but I'm considering getting serious with Python since its so newbie friendly.
I'm trying to be more active in the community as a general rule.

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Arung Isyadi

Hi Everyone!

I'm Arung from Semarang, Indonesia. I love computer and coding too much that it's what have driven me so far.
Recently, I got the chance to practice Python in a small project and wanted to learn more afterward. I'm also interested in BlockChain (technology wise). Joining the community because I would love to be involved and hopefully contribute back to the society.

Kindly welcome me here, looking forward for your guidance and lots of learning!

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LibraLimeLight

Hey there! My name is Nevaan and I'm 13. I am currently trying to learn C# and Unity for game development. I lose motivation repeatedly. So, I'm here to meet new people and hopefully improve my skills. I am an absolute newbie and look forward to all the communication and support. Find me here: linkedin.com/in/nevaan-mehta-83a84...