How I Taught Myself to Code (NLHTML5 Meetup)

How I Taught Myself to Code (NLHTML5 Meetup)

Back in 2002 I went to college and studied architecture. During my career as an architect I worked in Amsterdam, Vienna and Frankfurt. I saw some of my projects built. It was fun!

Yet in 2013 I turned my former professional life down to become a full-time web developer. These slides summarise how I taught myself to code and landed a job in tech, while sharing some of the tricks I learned on the way.

06bf8eb353db706db1c67b46e96fc545?s=128

Miriam Tocino

June 18, 2015
Tweet

Transcript

  1. HOW I TAUGHT MYSELF TO CODE Miriam Tocino @miriamtocino miriamtocino.com

  2. I went to college and studied Architecture September 2002

  3. None
  4. None
  5. None
  6. clients ideal day Identifying Routines

  7. Collecting Data Daily Gadgets

  8. Users Flow mapping clients behavior

  9. None
  10. None
  11. It was fun but I met my better half

  12. I quit my job July 2013

  13. Let’s go back to college first thought

  14. What next?

  15. None
  16. Online Resources such an awesome discovery

  17. So, that is it? extra tips

  18. Look for a partner someone to talk to

  19. Watch Tech Talks keeps motivation up

  20. None
  21. Start a pet project “what” is not important

  22. None
  23. None
  24. When You Are In The Dark breath in & keep

    coding
  25. Keep an Eye on Jobs you never know

  26. Awesome Community helpful, passionate, fun

  27. Being A Woman in Tech sometimes is hard

  28. Writing Ruby telling stories with code

  29. Thank you! Keep in touch @miriamtocino miriamtocino.com

  30. Questions? don’t be shy @miriamtocino miriamtocino.com