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Code Newbies - Lets Connect

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Hey guys ๐Ÿ‘‹,

Have been in this community for a few weeks now and it is ๐Ÿ˜Ž. Everyone seems so friendly and the content is amazing too. So much to learn!

Iโ€™m just wondering how many newbies / learners there are on here. It would be great to connect and grow together. Come say ๐Ÿ‘‹.

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Hey there! I'm a newb too! I'm halfway through my part-time, six-month full stack web boot camp (while working a demanding full-time job... why have I done this to myself). Glad to meet other rookies :)


Wow, thatโ€™s some serious effort youโ€™re putting in. But Iโ€™m sure it will pay off in the end! How is your boot camp experience.

On my journey (I still have a long way to go), sometimes I ask โ€˜why am I doing thisโ€™ like you. I guess if we have others in the same boat as us, it makes it easier.


Wellll I wish I could say that I was putting in 100% effort... but I'm a tired adult human with oh-so-many responsibilities like everyone else, so I'm afraid that my commitment level to learning code is pretty minimal right now. I'm glad that I'm doing this, but it's definitely the hardest thing I've ever put myself through!

But I'm enjoying it for the most part and I do hope it pays off in the end and helps me focus my life a bit better. We've been learning JavaScript, which is terribly fascinating and intimidating, and I still have so much information to retain! I feel like I'm constantly just looking at my old assignments and projects to even get started on anything new... Do you think that's normal, and how long till I can start just coding as soon as I sit down?? lol.

What language(s) are you learning?

The first priority is your health, so try and balance things.

If youโ€™ve not sat on your own and written a function or object - Iโ€™d suggest you do so. Theory is good but till you sit on your own, practice, and hit a few road blocks, you will be stuck in an endless loop like I have been in the past.

Iโ€™ve touched on php and javascript but right now Iโ€™m focusing fully on JS whilst going over other fundamentals like Databases, css Grid, git etc.

Iโ€™ve started a discord for this, if you want to join, sorta like a support group for help, discussion etc


Hi there , newbie here ,coding like a yer ago sadly (for me) now i'm doing some managment stuff , but looking for a remote developer work like past year .


๐Ÿ‘‹ Flavio, cool. Hopefully you will find your ideal position. What langs are you doing?


use to do web services(api rest) and pages in .net and js , some mobile apps with xamarin too

cool, ive not heard of xamarin. Sounds good thought. What are you working on now?

in my free times i'm learning game design and reading about programming patterns, my current job consumes lot a time and it's about management some old java and cobol programs, meetings and mails .

wow that sounds cool. Damn, i can understand about the work and stuff. I am in the same boat somewhat. Learning whilst working, family and other stuff too.


Hey how are you. How is the learning going?


Hi there,
It feels like im at the lowest point at the moment. Hahaha

But i'll keep doing it till i make it i suppose.

I know the feeling too well. Iโ€™m sure many more do to. We just got to get through this. Thatโ€™s why I wanted to connect, we have better chance of success together.

Yeah sure man.
Will love to connect with this community.


Hi, I am a newbie too! I am working full-time in performance marketing. Learning front-end languages in my free time, now I am focusing on JS.


Hey nice to meet you ๐Ÿ‘‹. Cool, how are you finding JS? I am learning JS too, mainly through FreeCodeCamp. If you have time, stay in touch on the discord server


Hi, nice to meet you too! The more I learn it, the more complicated it seems :) We'll see, how it goes. How are you finding JS so far?

I started with PHP which was good but Iโ€™ve taken a liking to JS, so far so good I guess. Still a lot to learn though


I'm a newbie, I've been coding seriously for about a year and a half. How about you?


๐Ÿ‘‹ Elijah,

About the same time but on and off. What Langs are you into?


HTML, css, ruby , python, Iโ€™m really trying master js though. What about you?

Same here, focus on JS a bit of php/ Laravel. Nice to meet you ๐Ÿค

Nice to meet you as well ๐Ÿค, what have you been working on with js?

just through the FreeCodeCamp syllabus and some personal stuff. You? Trying to create a newbie community so we can help each other out


I just stumpled on here when I while I was reading something on codepen.


Hey Candice, itโ€™s a great community. Nice to meet you


Thank you Waqar. Nice to meet you as well.


Doing good. Love your thread and call to action. Been learning for a while, working part time as a dev and working super hard to keep learning. Love the community.

thanks dude! great to hear, hopefully can learn a thing or two from you. If you have time, do join the discord :)


Sorry for the late reply, only got dev yesterday ๐Ÿ˜…, I'm a 15 year old hoping to be a successful web developer one day and it would be great to have some by my side helping me when needed when I'm practicing


Hey. I'm a newbie. I'm focusing on front end dev. How about you?

Nice to meet you. Iโ€™m working on JS mainly but tons of other stuff to learn to lol. Staying focused is hard


I'm new too! I've been in the bootcamp Bloc since last February! I have a BA in graphic design, so I want to get into frontend development! :)


Hey Katie! Nice to meet you. Howโ€™s the boot camp going?


Hello Waqar! The bootcamp is exciting but stressful!

I can imagine, but it will be worth it in the end :). If you have time, stay in touch in the discord server


Hi! We're all newbs here, my friend. That's why the learning never stops.1

1 And that's a good thing!


Maybe worth to connect on a discord server too? I just started one for beginners and juniors


Greetings all. This is awesome. I am a newbie who is just beginning to start with JavaScript. I hope to learn and share with everyone.


Hey buddy nice to meet you. I am also doing javascript and have been learning for a while. Hopefully will be getting a job soon ๐Ÿคž. If you fancy, pls join the discord


Hi!! I a beginner web developer who knows html and css and is trying to learn javascript.


Hey Julie, nice to meet you. Cool! How long have u been coding for?

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After graduating with a Law Degree, I decided to stick with my passion for software engineering. Currently focused on learning Javascript. Itโ€™s a dream to be able to master it enough to teach it.