Why I’m doing #100DaysOfCode

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I have been professionally programming for about 10 years or so. I created my first website at least 12 years ago back when html consisted of font tags everywhere and flashing marquees that thankfully fell out of style. I wrote my first JavaScript around 2000 or so, but I never really felt that I really understood JavaScript. This past year in a lot of ways has been pretty painful as JavaScript to me ended up mostly meaning mostly jQuery. In April 2016, I started a new job where we have been mostly writing JavaScript, and going completely serverless.

I’m devoting my #100DaysOfCode of code to writing as much vanilla JavaScript as possible and then moving onto a lot of React. As per the rules, I won’t be counting any of my time spent at work or any time doing tutorials. I don’t feel that I need to spend a lot of time doing tutorials anyway, I need to spend time writing code and perfecting my craft.

How to get started with #100DaysOfCode

Alexander Kallaway has written quite a bit about How to get started with #100DaysOfCode, but the basics are as follows:

  • fork this repo: https://github.com/Kallaway/100-days-of-code
  • Read the readme from the forked repo and follow those steps.
  • Mention to the world that you are doing 100 days of code, via twitter or facebook.
  • Constantly update your git repo

Follow me on twitter to see how I’m doing, and what I’m working on.

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Brian is a software architect and technology leader living in Niagara Falls with 13+ years of development experience. He is passionate about automation, business process re-engineering, and building a better tomorrow.

Brian is a proud father of four: two boys, and two girls and has been happily married to Crystal for more than ten years. From time to time, Brian may post about his faith, his family, and definitely about technology.

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