I started working through the FCC curriculum in December of last year(the only programming experience I had previously was a bit of Visual Basic), and finished the Front End Certification in August. I just recently purchased a domain & put together a portfolio website(LaneAnderson.net) and I would love to hear some constructive criticisms on how it can be improved.
I have been using FCC, Codecademy, and Treehouse to learn Web Development, but it somestimes feels like I’m years from the skill level I feel is needed to start applying for Dev jobs or start freelancing. Has anyone else experienced this feeling? I have a fairly good grasp of HTML/CSS/JS but job postings want Angular/React/Django/Ruby on Rails/Node.JS, etc. It sometimes feels like drinking from a firehose trying the get a handle on the myriad web technologies.
I work full-time(45 hrs/wk +) and have a family, so I have to be pretty focused and selective with how I spend my learning time. So I suppose my question is am I selling myself short with the skills I’ve developed over the past year? Or do I have quite a ways to go before I can seriously consider a career transition?