I wrote the first #shecoded post in 2018, and I liked the opportunity to share, so I'm sharing again.
2019 is my 11th year of coding professionally.
During these years, I did a lot! I built large systems from scratch, and small ones, done bugfixing in huge codebases almost my age, collected user requirements, argued with users:), wrote automated tests, didn't test enough and broke things, added monitoring, broke monitoring, mentored colleagues, grew junior developers, advocated for minorities in tech, led training, led teams, led projects,
became a manager, then a developer again, then a manager, than a developer, built products alone and in a team, built and launched my own projects and charged for them.
I worked on products which a small number of users uses 24/7 and which millions of users use every day. Enterprise, e-commerce, SaaS and smartphone apps.
I continue to code because I like how I can create a product out of nothing. It costs me almost nothing, and I can do it alone, but hundreds, thousands, millions of people will find it useful.
- Writing useful articles about software development 👩💻
- Running in-person trainings for my colleagues and helping to share the knowledge 👩🏫
- Launching 2 own projects 🥳
To become diverse and inclusive.