Getting In: Transitioning Into a Career in Tech

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August 05, 2017

Getting In: Transitioning Into a Career in Tech

Things you should know as you explore getting into tech:
Understanding how you learn best, exploring career options, and resources for learning.

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Cecy C.

August 05, 2017
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  1. 9.

    How do you think? • There is only one right

    answer • Want instructions in repeatable steps • Never stray from instructions • Failing is not an option • There are many answers • Like to experiment • Deviate from instructions • Failure is part of learning
  2. 10.

    How do you think? FIXED MINDSET • There is only

    one right answer • Want instructions in repeatable steps • Never stray from instructions • Failing is not an option GROWTH MINDSET • There are many answers • Like to experiment • Deviate from instructions • Failure is part of learning
  3. 25.

    Books! • Michael Hartl “Rails Tutorial” — railstutorial.org • Why’s

    Poignant Guide to Ruby — poignant.guide • Eloquent Javascript — eloquentjavascript.net • Node School — nodeschool.io • ANYTHING BY NO STARCH PRESS — nostarchpress.com
  4. 27.

    Online videos! • Code School — codeschool.com • Pluralsight —

    pluralsight.com • Udemy — udemy.com • Codeplace — codeplace.com
  5. 33.

    Out of State Schools • Turing School of Software Design

    — turing.io • Ada Developers Academy — adadevelopersacademy.org