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Ayu Adiati
Ayu Adiati

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Nevertheless, Ayu Coded in 2021 And No Longer Alone!

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Hi All πŸ‘‹,

I am a stay-at-home mom of a 4 years old toddler, and I started to learn to code when my daughter was 2 years old.
As a self-taught, it was a tough and lonely journey.
No one to ask when I have questions, no one to share when imposter syndrome hits. It was only me and Google.

I took a half-year break from learning due to life.
But then I decided to get back and be more active on Twitter by learning in public through #100DaysofCode.
One thing leads to another, I found this community, which now is more like a family to me, Virtual Coffee.

I have found my safe place and a great support system in my journey. They guide me to grow, develop myself, allow me to contribute and help with what I can give.
Even though I am a newbie, they treat me equally which makes me feel I'm not an β€œoutsider” from being a beginner.

And since then, in less than 6 months:

I never knew that I could do these things and grow so much before I met Virtual Coffee. And I am looking forward to achieving much more with them by my side.

Nevertheless, Ayu Coded in 2021 And No Longer Alone! ❀

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Jonathan Yeong

That's so awesome Ayu! Love all the stuff you've done. Very happy to have met you in Virtual Coffee! Definitely no longer alone!!!

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Ayu Adiati Author

Yesssss, Jonathan!
No longer alone, and I'm also super happy to have met you in Virtual Coffee! πŸ˜„

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Nick Taylor

I’m so glad to have met you Ayu and it’s so great to have you as part of these communities! 😎

Gym teacher from Glee saying amazing!

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Ayu Adiati Author

Likewise, Nick! 🀩

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Bogdan Covrig

You're awesome Ayu!!! Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge all the time, always happy to get notifications from your dev posts ✨

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Ayu Adiati Author

Thank youuuuu, Bogdan! πŸ˜„

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Tam Sylte

I love that you are self-taught, never stop learning!! Thanks for the link to Virtual Coffee, what a cool site!

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Ayu Adiati Author

Thank you, Tam!
Virtual Coffee is awesome! Maybe I would see you one day there? 😊

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Lars Gyrup Brink Nielsen

Welcome to the community, Ayu ☺️ Nice to meet you!

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Ayu Adiati Author

Thanks, Lars!
Nice to meet you too πŸ˜ƒ

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Carlene Cannon-Conner

All that in under 6 months, Well done πŸ‘ :D

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Ayu Adiati Author

😁
Thank you, Carlene! 😊

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