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Aaron McCollum

Experienced customer success strategist learning JavaScript | @mccollumaarons on Twitter | Here at DEV to connect with other developers and learn!

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Is it time we quit WhatsApp?

Isn't WhatsApp owned by Facebook? I figured this was already...

How to start Front-end Coding Challenges ? - Frontend Mentor

Thanks for sharing! I'm going to check this out.

My 2-week reaction post about App Academy Open

Hey Hisham, currently I'm working on JavaScript with freeCode...

Common JavaScript errors to watch out for (what what gets me everyday)

Yeah definitely this haha

Local Set-Up: Check!

Yep, this makes sense! I had always heard developers talking ...

Local Set-Up: Check!

What is a local environment? Was this like downloading langu...

Making my own code documentation

Haha thanks Anna. Happy New Year! Hope you are well :)

Starting My Career as a Software Engineer & Feeling Magical!

Congrats Alex! Excited for you. Wishing you the best and have...

Making Newbie Friendly Open Source

Thanks! Looking up Twitter API stuff today. Looks like I'll...

Making Newbie Friendly Open Source

Love this! I'm motivated to create a history bot on Twitter ...

Picking up Ruby Fast, as a Python Dev

Good tip on the beginner guide on the docs! Enjoyed your art...

That First Ticket

Thanks for sharing! This is awesome.

Recursion Explained (with Examples)

Thanks David! I appreciate this. 😊

CSS game: Plankman

Yeah I just burned like 30 minutes of my day on this. This i...

An Open Letter to New Programmers

Thanks George! Massive help and encouraging.

A Comprehensive Introduction To Computer Algorithms

This was excellent! Thanks

Dice Rolling Program

Mind blown. Thank you all! I'm just now getting into ES6 an...

Expanding the idea of open source contribution

This was excellent! Thanks for posting. Favorite one is the f...

Fvck Imposter Syndrome!

I really like Angie's idea of making a list. I should do tha...

What We Give

That's awesome! How many are in your cohort?

Recursion Explained (with Examples)

True that! I've done free versions of Codecademy before - th...

Recursion Explained (with Examples)

Thanks! Have you made it through their entire course offerin...

Recursion Explained (with Examples)

The JS intro course on freeCodeCamp. I just discovered CodeWa...

Recursion Explained (with Examples)

Thanks Christina! This helps my understanding of recursion. ...

πŸ€“ What's on your GitHub Profile README

Here is my profile page. I did a basic 'About Me' page and wi...

Use Twitter to find developer friends near you

Thanks! Gonna go check this out right now.

The Interview

Keep your head up! I remember an interview long ago (not for...

3 Crucial Strategies to Becoming a Programmer

Just shared this on Twitter - made me have a huge smile. Than...

Imposter Syndrome: That Same Old Song

Thanks so much! This is helpful. They just took down class qu...

Imposter Syndrome: That Same Old Song

One thing that I think enhances the imposter syndrome is this...

Imposter Syndrome: That Same Old Song

Same! This morning I started getting upset because a simple ...

Imposter Syndrome: That Same Old Song

"See those people? They spent 12 hours a day, 6 days a week,...

May 9 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Blog what you are learning about (or right up a summary about...

May 10 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Happy Sunday! Hope everyone is staying safe and doing alrigh...

May 9 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

I made a small text-based game this morning out of HTML, CSS,...

Take a Ten Minute Walk (JavaScript)

This is awesome! Thanks for sharing.

May 7 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

I have today and tomorrow free and have dedicated it to my Ja...

First Profile Site

I didn't know you could preview it there! I have been using ...

First Profile Site

Or did you mean the page itself needs to be wider on mobile?

First Profile Site

Thanks! I think I set it to 1024px. What do you recommend?

Welcome Thread - v70

Thanks Waylon!

April 25 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Hey Peter, thanks! You got it. If I'm asking it, I'm sure o...

April 25 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Finishing my first week's worth of lessons on eDX and doing a...

Responsive Web Design Projects - Build a Tribute Page

That's really well done - loved the layout and color choice.

Responsive Web Design Projects - Build a Tribute Page

Nice! This is FCC right? Mine was on Mark Martin ha - first...

Don't Label Yourself 'Self-taught' or 'Junior' in Your Public Profiles

Thanks! I had been hesitant to write anything since I guess ...

Switching Your Career to Programming

Thanks for this! This was encouraging to read this morning.

April 24 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Learning about JavaScript variables today!

April 22 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Gotcha. Yes it feels like you are just treading water when yo...

April 23 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Okay! That’s totally fine. You can skip JavaScript on FCC and...

April 23 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Good deal! I just finished those. They are really fun. JavaSc...

April 23 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

You can start anywhere in FCC. From what I’ve gathered though...

April 23 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Did a little javascript with HTML/CSS webpage this morning fo...

April 22 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Where have you been learning? What topic have you done?

Welcome Thread - v70

Actually I cannot chat you on here - not sure why. Anyways w...

Welcome Thread - v70

For sure! Thinking about something like that in the future. I...

Welcome Thread - v70

Congrats on graduating Flatiron! What was your experience li...

Welcome Thread - v70

Hey all! I'm Aaron, from DC. I am learning to code for a ho...

April 21 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Nice. I think you got something good going on here. Keep it...

April 22 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Moving through an eDX JavaScript course before and after work...

April 21 β€” Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

I like this! A few points of feedback I have: Social media...

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