Immediately after graduating from Flatiron school, I felt somewhat confident. I had gained some skills, and the software development picture had come together in my mind. I applied for jobs, and talked to some interested parties, but a few weeks in I was still without a job. I started to…

I went to college for English. Writing papers seemed to be the only thing I liked to do in school, so I picked the major that I thought would have me write the most papers. I realized later that what I loved about writing papers was the problem solving. …

As I come to the end of my Software Engineering bootcamp journey, putting together my final project, I notice how many concepts and ideas have come together in my head. Going through the coursework often like looking through a pinhole at a part of the entire picture. …

I’ve learned quite a few things over the course of the Flatiron program. The first of which being that proper planning is key. I started my first javascript project the same way I’d started my rails project, planning out my data structure. I wanted to make a snappy, simple, one…

From the last project, I learned to properly plan. I started by writing out all my data models. I wrote out what attributes they’d have and what relationships they would have with each other. As much as I just wanted to dive in, having a strategy made a huge difference…

Tim Flood

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