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Welcome Thread - V4

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Welcome to the CodeNewbie Community!

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  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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Lanre Fagbeyiro

Hi, I am Lanre from Lagos, Nigeria. I started learning to code last year during the pandemic and I'm loving every bit of it including the tech community like CodeNewbie. I am excited to make new tech friends and learn from amazing people here. Thank you.

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Nick Taylor

Welcome to CodeNewbie!

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EZINNE ELIZABETH KANU

Awesome Lanre, how far have you progressed and what is your desired stack?

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Lanre Fagbeyiro

I'm just learning basic JavaScript at the moment and I would love to go with the MERN stack

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Joseph Padgett

I just recently started on MERN, and am working on my first project. I'm making a personal pet project, but taking it seriously. I've been learning express and mongoose as I go, and it's been great fun to me!

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Lanre Fagbeyiro

That's awesome!! Well done!!

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Lucy β™‘

Hiya, I'm Lucy from the UK πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ and currently living in Cali, Colombia πŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄. I started coding last year during the pandemic and have completely fallen in love. I did CS50 last year and now I'm doing CS50W (both from the University of Harvard). I am looking to connect with more programmers because I have no idea how to make this into a career and feel a bit overwhelmed with it all πŸ₯Ί. My dream is to be able to work online and support myself financially through coding 😊

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Gabriel Esteban Ruiz Meneses

Hello Hiya, I did CS50 last year too. That course is really awesome and fun. I noticed you are in Colombia, I am from Pereira, Colombia. I have a couple of JavaScript and technical interview resources if you are interested. Happy coding

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Nick Taylor

Welcome to the CodeNewbie community! πŸ‘‹

Whale hello there!

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Amaechi John

Hi Lucy, am about taking the CS50 course. I don’t know if it’s really worth it. I’ll really appreciate your review.

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Me-Pasha

Me whisper in your ear: CS50 IS WORTH IT

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Stephanie Opala

Hello, my name is Stephanie from Kenya. I started learning to code in September last year and I'm currently learning React. I'm so excited to be part of this community😊.

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Ibrahim Ramadhan

Hello there my neighbor, πŸ˜€ I'm from Tanzania.

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Stephanie Opala

Hey neighborπŸ‘‹
What are you currently learning?

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Ibrahim Ramadhan

Currently, I'm learning JavaScript and python.

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Stephanie Opala

That's awesome. How do you find it?

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Ibrahim Ramadhan

JavaScript is giving me a hard time understanding than Python. But I know things are always hard in the beginning.

So how's Reactjs?

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Stephanie Opala

I also had a rough start with JavaScript when I started learning it, but it gets better with time. Learning React has been great so far.

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Ibrahim Ramadhan

That's awesome.
I'm glad that I found someone that I can talk about tech with, Looking forward knowing you better :)

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Nick Taylor

Welcome to the CodeNewbie community!

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Stephanie Opala

Thank you!

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Ibrahim Ramadhan

Hello, I'm Ibrah from Tanzania. I started learning coding in December 2020. I love coding but most of the time I feel so demotivated and bored because I don't have a mentor or a learning partner. I know I can't fly solo, so I need someone who's on their own coding journey as a learning partner I know it can make all the different as a beginner.

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Bobby Iliev 🌳🌲

Hi all!

My name is Bobby Iliev and I've been working mainly as a Linux DevOps engineer for the past ~8 years! I am happy to answer any Linux-related questions that you have!

I am also a big fan of Laravel and I've been helping with the DevDojo website!

I recently wrote 2 opensource eBooks that you can download for free from GitHub:

  • Getting started with Git:

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    Free Introduction to Git and GitHub eBook

    πŸ’‘ Introduction to Git and GitHub

    This is an open-source introduction to Git and GitHub guide that will help you learn the basics of version control and start using Git for your SysOps, DevOps, and Dev projects. No matter if you are a DevOps/SysOps engineer, developer, or just a Linux enthusiast, you can use Git to track your code changes and collaborate with other members of your team or open source maintainers.

    The guide is suitable for anyone working as a developer, system administrator, or a DevOps engineer and wants to learn the basics of Git, GitHub and version control in general.

    πŸš€ Download

    To download a copy of the ebook use one of the following links:

    πŸ“˜ Chapters

    • About the book
    • Introduction to Git
    • Version Control
    • Installing Git
    • Basic Shell Commands
    • Git Configuration
    • Introduction to GitHub
    • Initializing a Git project
    • Git Status
    • Git Add
    • Git…
  • Getting started with Bash scripting:

GitHub logo bobbyiliev / introduction-to-bash-scripting

Free Introduction to Bash Scripting eBook

πŸ’‘ Introduction to Bash Scripting

This is an open-source introduction to Bash scripting guide/ebook that will help you learn the basics of Bash scripting and start writing awesome Bash scripts that will help you automate your daily SysOps, DevOps, and Dev tasks. No matter if you are a DevOps/SysOps engineer, developer, or just a Linux enthusiast, you can use Bash scripts to combine different Linux commands and automate boring and repetitive daily tasks, so that you can focus on more productive and fun things.

The guide is suitable for anyone working as a developer, system administrator, or a DevOps engineer and wants to learn the basics of Bash scripting.

πŸš€ Download

To download a copy of the ebook use one of the following links:

πŸ“˜ Chapters

The first 13 chapters would be purely focused on getting some solid Bash scripting foundations then the rest of the…

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Sesughter01

Hello everyone ,I am Charles Avul from Benue,Nigeria and I'm a newbie. Learning PHP and reactjs currently. It's been challenging but intriguing as well. Looking forward to meeting and making new friends cheers.

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Nick Taylor

Welcome to the CodeNewbie community!

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Sesughter01

Thanks Nick Talor

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Andrew Baisden

Welcome to the community hope to see more of your journey.

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AJ_Dev

Hi, I am Anna from UK. I started to code this year - I did a Full Stack Developer course for 3 months which was great but want to start building projects but seem to be stuck in tutorials (e.g. Udemy, FreeCodeCamp, books, etc.)

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Deepu Rajagopal

Hi, I am Deepu from India. Having 9 years of experience so far on software testing and started learning and working on automation for the last two years and now I really want to learn more on coding and that's why I am here.

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Samyuktha Ganeshkumar

Hi Deepu! This is Samyuktha from India as well! Software testing sounds interesting. How are you liking your career in that space so far?

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Tora Jane (she/her)

Hello. I'm Tora from the United States. I am here because I signed up for the CNC2021. I'm an introvert and kind of shy.

I completed my Master in Software Engineering four years ago and having been coding professional for about five years now. I still feel like a newbie and haven't worked on a none work related project since finishing my degree.

I am an accidental .Net Developer. I am currently working in C# and ASP.net

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JustCode

Hello, my name is Yassar aka the code from Togo.I fell in love with coding 2 years ago I started learning to code in html / css I am currently learning Javascript. I'm so excited to be a part of this community😊 .I'm excited to make new tech friends and learn from the amazing people here. Thank you.

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Big welcome to you!

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Jean-Luc KABORE-TURQUIN

Hello everyone,

I am Jean and here to propose help an guidance to 2 or 3 people. I don't know how CodeNewbie works yet, although I would just add that I'd be glad to answer questions through messaging (on the platform anytime) or during visio-coding sessions (2 times a week). People having less than 2 years experience Web Development in general or more specifically in C++ ; JavaScript | ReactJS | Foundation ; Gatsby or Netlify or none at all but willing to learn are welcome.


I hope to become a good enough teacher in the next 2 years to teach web-development in South East Asia (Indonesia, Cambodia)

Jean

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EZINNE ELIZABETH KANU

Hello awesome, my name is Elizabeth a second time newbie to programing, who is determined to dig in her foot and make it happen this time. I am excited to connect to you!

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Estee Tey

Welcome Elizabeth! If you're just back to programming and keen in web development, you could have a look at the tutorial articles that I've written. Each of them have enough content to keep you engaged but also not burnt out!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Welcome Elizabeth!

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Lin

Hello!

I'm Lin, and I currently live in Tokyo.

After a few years of believing it wouldn't be possible, I've finally started down the path to learning to code and (hopefully) making a career out of it!

I'm currently attempting 365 days of code (which I tweet about and write about on my blog) and I'm currently studying Javascript.

Nice to meet you all!

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PeterBParker • Edited

Hey there! My name is Nathan, and I’ve only been developing professionally (Python and JavaScript) for about 2 years. I’m excited about learning and building things! Correctly looking for resources to expand my understanding of writing clean, maintainable, and modular code so if you know of any good books or webseries let me know! πŸ˜πŸ€™πŸΌ

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inputduck

Hi. I'm Anton from the UK. I am currently re-learning HTML and CSS (and then Javascript) in the hopes of moving into Web Development as a full time career. I am looking forward to meeting new people and getting involved in the community. Much love.

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Estee Tey

Hello Anton, if you're re-learning HTML & CSS at the moment, you could have a look at the tutorial articles that I've written. Each of them have enough content to keep you engaged in learning Web Development skills but also not burnt out!

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Keizzmann

Hi folks

I'm keizzmann from Lagos Nigeria. I started learning how to code in 2019 and now i code in javascript, python and c# even though I'm pretty much a learner in all these. I keep struggling with finding a good learning method and motivation to do things, especially projects. I believe i can be better when I'm around a community that forces me to build projects weekly and teach me when I'm wrong and help me grow.

Cause if i do, I'm really passionate about doing good things and making them open source.

I found this platform from dev.to so i hope to make coding friends that build projects as the beat way to learn.

Thank you

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Envoy-VC

Hi, I'm Vedant I am just a random tech freak who wants to discover everything. I got Interested in Coding about 3 years ago, and I'm sure that I am loving every bit of it. I am glad to get into this platform.

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zakiAzfar

Hi, I am Mohd Ahmad from Bulandshahr, India. I started learning to code 2 years ago as a frontend developer when I was in class 10, now I have jumped to backend development. I am new to CodeNewbie co can't tell anything about it, but I have an account on DEV.to, it is awesome.

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Me-Pasha

Hello! I am Pasha, I am from India. I started coding a bit seriously last year but I think I have been jumping around a lot. I hope to be more focused and productive this time. I am currently learning Java and Android Studio. So, wish me luck 🀞.

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Tarrke

Hi I'm Tarrke from Paris, France. I started my dev journey ages ago on an old auric 2. Now I'm getting python to do stuff for me and I love it.
During the pandemic I got into Unreal Engine 4, and now I'm loosing motivation to finish what I started with it. So I was, hey, why not an other code more challenge ;) So Here I am.

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Jayna Leitze

Hi friends! I'm Jayna from Nashville, TN, United States. I'm a recent software school grad and I'm on the hunt for my first junior dev position. Current stack includes, Javascript, React, Python, and Django as well as some SQL.

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RAQ DEV

Hello everyone, I'm Raquel from Panama. I started my learning code journey in december 2020. Currently learning JavaScript. I have to confess it's been challenging but I love every single tiny win I have while learning. I'm interested in frontend web development and hope to make a lot of friends here, this community it's awesome!

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Luan Lopes • Edited

Hello! I'm Luan, 19, from the south of Brazil πŸ‡§πŸ‡·. I'm a Software Engineering student and I'm now in my second year, but since I was 14 I knew I loved backend (By finding the json return from an API prettier than designing a website haha). Since 2020 I started to work with Revenue Operations πŸ“Š and fell in love with data. I'm aspiring to become a Data Engineer βš™οΈ and I looove Python, databases, english language and Canada πŸ»πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦.

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MKalaiElangovan

Hi, I am Monika from Vancouver, Canada. I just started learning to code this March and I am having a great time. I am currently learning CSS from the free code camp. Looking forward to connecting with you all. Thank you.

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Joseph Padgett

Hey there everybody! Name's Joe! Life and things have kept me away from the codeNewbie twitter discussions for a bit, but I have always loved them and the insight and sharing/connections they've brought for people in our like minded communities out there! Only just found out there was a site! Glad to join!

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Daniel Krupnyy

Hello Coders! I'm Daniel from Ukraine πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦

I have been familiar with the React for about half a year.
I have a few small pet projects on github and also recently I've finished one big commercial πŸ˜†
Now the customer fills it with content.
I am currently studying Next.js, TypeScript and I make projects for a portfolio.

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Anyl Pascal

Salutations everyone πŸ‘‹πŸΎ, I’m Anyl from Brooklyn, New York. Recently completed General Assembly’s Fullstack Software Engineering cohort. Currently in Columbia Engineering Cyber Security Cohort. Love the tech community as a whole.

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gbenger hokcuz

Hi everyone. Soooooo excited to find this great community. Am a complete newbie to the whole coding thing. Am looking into studying full stack front end. Just starting my journey and I really need help folks.

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decentralizuj

Hi all, I am Ruby and Ruby on Rails developer. I work mostly server-side logic, I am not fun of front-end, unless I have great graphic/web designer near me :)

I am ready to help anyone learning Ruby ( and Rails), but also to other mid developers to solve current problems. I have some free time now, I gave up from full-time job, per-project basis works better for me.

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Srinivasan Annamalai

Hi, my name is Sri and I'm a very passionate Techy who loves Programming and building all kinds of technological things.