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Does this week sound familiar to anyone? Monday: I have so many cool puzzles to solve, I can’t wait to get to it. I am gonna be THAT genius that updates,  DRY’s up and cleans up some code to make life easier for the team,  once and for all! Tuesday: […]

Memoirs of A Jr. Dev


This week had me thinking really hard about troubleshooting and debugging. These are the two main tasks I perform as a dev. I spent quite some time troubleshooting a red herring only to discover that I was likely troubleshooting the wrong issue. I feel that what might take more experienced […]

Memoirs of a Jr Dev-It’s Not That Difficult!


Apologies for going dark readers! I realised that I was writing so much about struggle, which I know you all appreciate, that I was bringing more of it to me. The exact opposite of what I was wanting. Experiencing challenges and then resolving them is great, it is helpful and […]

Memoirs of a Jr. Dev



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After several posts about struggling, I finally realised what my problem is…it’s called Burnout. You may be saying to yourself, ‘well yeah, duh, everyone needs to do something other than coding all day for the last 2 years straight including weekends’, and you would be correct. I don’t know where […]

Memoirs of a Jr Dev – What is Burnout?


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We have come upon the moment where I am overwhelmed and don’t have a solution. Which is scary and odd for me. I am still in Bootcamp, I have an awesome freaking job, I have a passion for coding and yet I often feel like I wonder if I am […]

Memoirs of A Jr Dev – Stuck


As most of you who follow COF know, I have absolutely no shame when it comes to blogging about stuff I’ve never done before in programming AKA things that are new to me. When I learn from a mistake I inevitably will make, I am certain to document it here […]

Memoirs Of A Jr. Dev



I was so grateful this week to learn a brand new concept (to me) via my awesome coworkers. I should just call them mentors cos JEEZ. I was reviewing a PR and wanted to know about the super call I saw in a method. So, I reached out to the […]

Memoirs Of A Jr Dev


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When I started blogging here at COF, I literally had nothing to talk about except my struggles, challenges complaints-whatever you want to call everyday life when you are changing careers, looking for work and attending bootcamp all at the same time. I was told 2 things by someone very important […]

Struggles and Solutions


I struggled with this week’s post because I had so much to talk about. I voluntarily worked 10 hour days, mostly due to a broken search feature that generated an unprecedented amount of urgent bugfixes, and a busted MySQL config that had me reinstalling my OS~GAWD! Good news? I didn’t […]

Memoirs of a Jr. Dev