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Mahipal

What was your daily learning plan (schedule, sources) from Zero to Now ?
Did you join as Junior or Mid level (as JS Developer)?
How long did it take from Starting Learning to attending interviews and to Join some company as JS developer ?

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GuillermoBaldan Ask Me Anything

I started studying javascript in April 2018, I dreamed of making my own online course platform and wanted to make a hybrid mobile application, which would work for both Android and Iphone. Ionic uses angular and as this is based on javascript because that was my reason for studying javascript.

I started studying with courses of coursera and EDX, then in October 2018 I started a master of javascript and Node but I am not very satisfied to have done it. Many people who dedicate themselves to training only think about selling courses and masters instead of putting themselves in the place of the other person and offering them what they really need. This month I started studying with Pluralsight but I am thinking of moving to another similar platform, but in Spanish, which is my native language.
Right now my level is just a junior frontend.
I think that getting started interviewing is immediate, because you can say what you want, something else is that you can prove it. So I would ask rather. How much training time do you need to successfully pass a junior frontend interview? Well, if you find the right study system, which is the one that best suits your way of studying because each of us has a different way of studying and also the technologies in which we have to train have their own way of studying them. For example, studying the basics of javascript is not the same as studying css. I think that if you want to become a frontend developer you don't need much time with an adequate study system. Although I have not participated in any, I think that if I returned to October 2018 I would have gotten into a bootcamp instead of doing the master I did. I sincerely believe that the correct and fastest way to learn is through projects.