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Discussion on: CodeLand 2021 Hallway — Day One

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Doreen Joy Barber (she/her)

Hey, folks! Tuning in from BST (which doesn't seem to be an option, actually--but we're still in "Summer Time" here in the UK!) so will be nipping in and out in between fixing dinner and watching the Nintendo Direct later!

I'm a proper CodeNewbie who is starting on the Nanodegree programme with Code First Girls in hopes I'll be a newly-minted software developer in about 16 weeks!

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Andy Rohde (he/him)

That's awesome! Good luck on the Nanodegree! What started your interest in programming?

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Doreen Joy Barber (she/her)

Aside from wanting to change careers? XD

I grew up with computers--I used to play Q-bert on a Commodore 64! Although I never really viewed myself as someone who would be in programming, I've always had an interest in building websites and making things work, having made websites and blogs with Wordpress back in the '00s and early '10s.

I took an Intro to Python course with Code First Girls over the summer and really enjoyed it, so I'm pursuing that further with the Nanodegree, with some SuperHi courses I bought last year still chillin' in the background. :)

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Andy Rohde (he/him)

Having guided courses definitely helps. I have a huge backlog of courses on Udemy that I keep meaning to get to. I keep meaning to make time for them, but I never do.

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Stephanie Back

Congrats on the Nanodegree programme! 🎉
I'm also keeping an eye on the Nintendo Direct. The final Smash Bros. challenger reveal is finally here! Woot woot!

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Michael Tharrington

Woot! Awesome to hear you're working toward that Nanodegree. 🙌

Also, fun to flick back and forth between CodeLand and Nintendo Direct! 😀