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The Path to Becoming a Developer!

The Path to Becoming a Developer!

Skillcrush Masterclass on things you can do as you learn to code that will help you become a developer.

Resources here: http://www.rebeccamiller-webster.com/skillcrush/

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Rebecca Miller-Webster

November 07, 2013
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  1. The Path to Becoming a Developer! You can do it!

  2. Who am I? Software Engineer Renaissance Soul

  3. Who am I? Software Engineer Renaissance Soul

  4. Who am I? Software Engineer Renaissance Soul

  5. Who am I? Software Engineer Renaissance Soul

  6. How did I get here? Of course I know what

    I’m doing! photo credit: CC purprin http://www.flickr.com/photos/purprin/3655887487/
  7. Corporate to Start ups Enterprise to Ruby

  8. Corporate to Start ups Enterprise to Ruby

  9. What do you want to do? Improve my blog or

    site Create a really cool web app Design website Learn how to talk to developers Tech skills for job: marketing, social media, admin
  10. What do you like?

  11. What do you like?

  12. Become part of the community Ask and answer questions Read

    blogs Join groups and meet-ups
  13. Be Visible Website Blog Github LinkedIn Twitter YOU

  14. Think like a developer Automate things Build for yourself

  15. Build things for others ASK Tell them what you can

    do Make suggestions Get Paid! photo credit: CC 427 on Flickr via photopin http://www.flickr.com/photos/427/3889170580/
  16. You will feel overwhelmed! photo credit: Okko Pyykkö on Flickr

    via photopin http://www.flickr.com/photos/data_op/2446536264/
  17. Concrete Skills HTML + CSS Javascript + jQuery Command line

    Ruby or Python etc Databases Github profile Cross-browser issues Debugging User stories
  18. Questions? Actively + vocally search for opportunities Find someone to

    give you a chance (Moms count) Say yes -- even though you are thinking ‘Holy Sh*t’