A short play about a dark world where unionised pigeons help flockfund the fall of a promising politician.

ACT I

Scene 1


What I learned working with crowdfunding for over two years.

A crowd of happy people.
A crowd of happy people.
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Becoming a programmer: Diary entry #6

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OK, HTML. So what is it used for?

So what is HTML not used for?

And, how does HTML work?


Choose a team with numbers, not with heart.

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Becoming a programmer: Diary entry #5

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I’ve carefully taken note of the most useful resources, categorised them, and listed them here. Some are learning resources, others are tools, others are inspirational.

CONTENTS:

  • Front end overview
  • Code/Text Editors
  • Integrated Developer environments/Dev Tools
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Fonts
  • Responsive Web Design
  • JavaScript
  • Git & The Command Line
  • Images (& Responsive Images)
  • Icons, Vectors, Clip Art, Favicons
  • Accessibility
  • Visual Design Process
  • User…


Becoming a programmer: Diary entry #4

An image of three soldiers at a training bootcamp, intended to be a play on words with coding bootcamp.
An image of three soldiers at a training bootcamp, intended to be a play on words with coding bootcamp.
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Assuming you have already decided you want to become a programmer, the next question relates to how/where to learn the required skills.

  • university;
  • a (paid) bootcamp (online or onsite);
  • self-teaching (either a free online bootcamp or your own blend of online resources and books).

Let’s begin by assuming you don’t already have a computer or information science degree from a university or three or four years to get one.


Becoming a programmer: Diary entry #3

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But what is front end web development and what does it entail?


Becoming a programmer: Diary entry #2

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The decision to become a coder (at the age of 32) is just the first in a forest of infinitely branching decision trees.

Each coding language you learn should be easier…


Becoming a programmer: Diary entry #1

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An array of variables (programming pun intended), left me wanting to quit my job at the age of 32.


A short, abstract story about mental health, confinement, and facades.

Greggor Metoande

Overcoming a fear of public displays of writing (PDW) while teaching myself coding and hoping to make a career transition.

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