Things that have happened to Coding Over 40 in the last 2 weeks.
Landed Dream Job
Bloc Front End Started
Warriors Made It To The Finals
Had a Meltdown of Imposter Syndrome: Level: Epic Proportions
So now you know what I have been up to but here is what I want to focus on in this post~
I talk a lot about mentors and how your first step is finding a mentor or a life coach or whatever you want to call that person you Google Chat at 1am when you woke up dreaming about codebases and doubly linked lists.
I got a little lost in one of my first tasks at new dream job and reached out for help. Because I work with a group of humans that actually care, I got a great list of resources that I want to share with you. As always, I will use the platform of humour to illustrate how I went from meltdown to personal crowntown <- I just made that up, yer welcome.
When you have spelling errors in your
mkdir cos you can’t slow down.
When you start day three and you’re like WHAT.DO.I.DO.FIRST.HELP?
checkout: The Pragmatic Programmer’s Guide to Ruby
When someone understands both your love of food && your love for coding.
checkout: Ruby Tapas
Lastly, this gem <-I see it, punny-> for when your CRUD Rspec experience isn’t helping anything.
checkout: Everyday Rails:Testing with Rspec
I can’t wait until I am able to fix all the tickets.