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Becoming a Professional Dev

Becoming a Professional Dev

The story of how I became a professional dev given at RailsGirls DC

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Allison McMillan

June 05, 2014
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  1. Becoming a Professional Dev Allison Sheren McMillan @allie_p Sunday, June

    8, 14
  2. This is the true story Sunday, June 8, 14

  3. of a nonprofit professional Sunday, June 8, 14

  4. Who chose to follow her dream Sunday, June 8, 14

  5. and become a software developer Sunday, June 8, 14

  6. In the beginning... Sunday, June 8, 14

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  8. But I was ready for a new challenge Sunday, June

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  10. But I needed a new challenge Sunday, June 8, 14

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  12. But I didn’t know what I Sunday, June 8, 14

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  24. Learn Ruby the hard way Hardl tutorial Tryruby.org Ruby in

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  25. #StartupFail Sunday, June 8, 14

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  27. Code Every Day, All Day Sunday, June 8, 14

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  33. Scrappy Academy Sunday, June 8, 14

  34. Tuesdays Rails Girls Sunday, June 8, 14

  35. Wednesday Arlington Ruby Sunday, June 8, 14

  36. Thursday DC Rug Sunday, June 8, 14

  37. IRC! Sunday, June 8, 14

  38. See People! Sunday, June 8, 14

  39. The Blogs! Sunday, June 8, 14

  40. The Talks! Sunday, June 8, 14

  41. The Projects! Sunday, June 8, 14

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  45. They said Yes! Sunday, June 8, 14

  46. I said no Sunday, June 8, 14

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  71. Learn Every day Sunday, June 8, 14

  72. Get involved in the community Sunday, June 8, 14

  73. Be a good mentee Sunday, June 8, 14

  74. Don’t ever lose hope Sunday, June 8, 14

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  76. allisonsherenmcmillan.blogspot.com @allie_p Thank You! Questions? Sunday, June 8, 14