As we begin our third section for the Austin Coding Academy web dev course, I find myself relieved that the intro to Javascript is over, but uncertain about what I truly learned. …

What was something you learned this week?

We learned about programming with an API this week. Super useful and not too confusing while using fetch(). This can easily speed up projects by just utilizing the code someone else has already finished and provided you access to. …

Talk about something you learned in class this week.

This week we learned about currying and recursion. Recursive functions seem extremely useful due to them helping to break down complex problems into steps. This seems to help you have less instances where a bug will break the entire function.

Explain Function.prototype.bind()

“The bind() method creates a new function that, when called…

Tell us about something you learned this week.

This week we went over search and sorting algorithms. These are useful for accessing specific parts of data that you’d like to manipulate, or more specifically sort.

What are the pros and cons of immutability?

The definition of an immutable object is one that cannot be changed once it has been created. So the obvious pros are that…

All caught up on my interview practice questions! Now to stay on top of them all and try and solidify what I learn each week by doing these after I finish the homework assignments.

Describe one thing you’re learning in class today. Why do you think it will be important in your future web development journey?

We are continuing to dive into Object Oriented Programming, and more specifically classes. This is our…

Sometimes I get stuck in the weeds of things and struggle to look at the broader problem being solved. These questions are helpful in bringing what we learn throughout the week to a more defined conclusion.

Describe one thing you’re learning in class today.

We learned about different methods find() and findIndex(). These are both useful at searching…

Catching up on all of these and remembering how they can help. Just be going through these questions and defining the things I have learned I am able to solidify this new knowledge a little bit more.

“Describe one thing you’re learning in class today.”

We learned about the bind() method and `this` keyword. Bind is helpful when…

The classes have been fun so far and engaging, however the upcoming work is starting to seem harder… I guess we are learning.

Describe one thing you’re learning in class today.

Today we learned how to implement unit testing, and I can see the advantages of it. …

These blogs will follow my journey through 211 ACA Web Development.

Describe one thing you’re learning in class today.

At the time of writing this class 4 has completed, and today I learned about for loops as well as unit testing. …

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I’m writing this blog post day one of the second section of my Austin Coding Academy Full Stack Bootcamp, 211 Intro to Javascript begins tonight and after working and struggling through the pre course work I am slightly intimidated. This is the learning process though, and despite it not working…

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