Got a react developer Job on my Day 97 of my 100Day Coding Challenge

Got a react developer Job on my Day 97 of my 100Day Coding Challenge
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#1

Today I finished the #100DaysOfCode Challenge. Here are my thoughts and accomplishments:

Accomplishments:

  • freeCodeCamp Front end Certificate
  • 34 blog posts
  • 15 GitHub stars
  • Codewars ranking 5
  • 1 Job Offer

Technologies I encountered:

  • html, css, es5
  • scss, gulp, react, vue, d3

My Coding Timeline:

  • Day 1-30 Worked through tutorials, read books
  • Day 36 Finished FCC Front End Certicate
  • Day 45 Finished React Markdown App
  • Day 48 Finished React+Redux Recipe+Box App
  • Day 50-60 Played with D3
  • Day 60-75 html/css template conversions, gulp, web optimization
  • Day 83 Finished my Netflix clone
  • Day 85-95 Prepared for coding interviews, company interviews
  • Day 97 Got my 1st offer

Thoughts:

  • Coding everyday is !important because it builds momentum.
  • My initial plan was just to at least try for 100 days. The end result was much better than I image. Now I’m confident that I can learn any technology + language.

More about me:


#2

Awesome Possum! :grin:


#3

Congratulations on getting your first developer job offer! It sounds like you’ve put in some serious time, and built a lot of additional projects for practice.

Thanks for documenting all of this for our benefit.


#4

No thank you quincy, ur program changed my life. Thank u for everything!


#5

Congratulations and thanks for sharing your accomplishments. It is a huge motivation for aspiring developers. Can you please write a medium post describing your journey? It will be amazing, I guess. Wish you all the best!


#6

Good work. Congrats!


#7

勤奋 + 智慧。 榜样, 学习!

-木匠 Charlie


#8

Congrats!

Could you tell us which books did you read?

Thanks!


#9

I am seriously impressed and motivated to do this now. I am presently doing the wiki viewer project, and will soon get my front end certificate. Thank you and congratulations.


#10

Very inspiring, thank you for sharing this detail work plan.


#11

Yeah thanks replying. Sure I’ll write a medium post.


#12

For people who are curious. Here’s my resume. It’s in chinese but I think you can get a hang of it.

Here are the sections: Intro, Certificate, Work Experience, Portfolio, Education, Other skills, Contact info, Other projects.


#13

I am too an upcoming android developer…


#14

Just goes to show, hard work pays off in the end.
Congrats on your new job and thanks for sharing your experience with us.


#15

Really inspiring. I too want a developer job offer.


#16

The power of incrementalism!, I like how you broke down your accomplishments by dates.


#17

Your portfolio looks impressive, no doubt you’ve put so much effort into it.

I am a Java developer in HK who also interested in JS based front-end development, maybe we can have more sharing in future :wink:

Jimmy


#18

sure jimmy i’ll send you a PM


#19

That is awesome! Did you have prior coding experience?


#20

congrads! this is pure motivation!