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How I created devchallenges.io in just 3 Months in my free time

Thu Nghiem on June 29, 2020

About me Hi I am Thu. I am from Vietnam and I moved to Finland 5 years ago (all alone..). I came to study and I got my first job as a ga...
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Rodolfo

Thu, your site is really really beautiful, sleek, modern, sexy and VERY practical! It's such a great idea. I was looking for something like that to practice my skills. Thank you for sharing it. Just followed you.

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Thu Nghiem Author

Thank you so much for your comment Rodolfo. Hopefully to see you more in the future :)

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George Moraitis

Incredible work!!Congratulations!!!I am 60 to 70% in the Junior category right now and I can imagine how hard is to build this site !!!πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Thu Nghiem Author

The hardest part for me was not to give up :) thank you for your kind words

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George Moraitis

I understand completely !!

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Jason Leung πŸ§—β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

This looks really nice and professional. Thanks for making this for the web!

Could you share what did you study in Finland and how was your life moving there all alone? I am exploring postgraduate study opportunities. Thanks!

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Thu Nghiem Author

I studied Business IT. I was a real struggle at the beginning - didn't know what I wanted, didn't have enough money to buy what I want. But I was lucky to meet nice people but still hard to do everything alone.

I have a nice job currently and people at work are super nice. Last year, I bought my own apartment and now I am living my best life :)).

I do plan to share my life in my youtube channel in the future, glad that someone was curious

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Jason Leung πŸ§—β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

I bet you are happy with your decision and I am happy for you. Please do share more in your channel.πŸ’ͺ🏻

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Ankit Beniwal

And Now I am waiting for that full-stack path.

Meanwhile I will try other paths. Cool Stuff!

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Thu Nghiem Author

I am working on it atm, you can try Discord for updates :)

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Hebert Romero

Hey dude congrats for your work looks fancy, and its a an amazing work just for u

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Thu Nghiem Author

Thank you dude :)!

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Thu Nghiem Author • Edited on

yes I'll consider that in the future thanks for suggestion

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Alejo Garcia

This is great. Do you have a revenue model?

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Thu Nghiem Author • Edited on

I have some in mind. But I don't expect too much. I do this because I want to start my own youtube channel. I really hope it will help people more than I earn more money. Tax in Finland is really high :))

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JagpalKooner

AMAZING! I been meaning to look for something like this. Thank you!

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Thu Nghiem Author

nice to hear, I hope you will have a fun time with it :)

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ips-coding-challenge

Amazing work ! ;)

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Thu Nghiem Author

Thank you so much!

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Saravana Kumar Putta Selvaraj • Edited on

This really looks perfect to upskill myself. I should thank you for this.
Just a suggestion. Please have the Sidebar(navbar) fixed and let the scrolling be in the content area.

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Thu Nghiem Author

I'll add it to the todo list, please join Discord, you can suggest more features there :)

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Julian Pufler

Awesome work, glad to be a small part of the bigger picture! πŸ‘

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Rahul Jain

This is so coolπŸ™Œ

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G33kNoob

Seem interesting, maybe you can put patreon or bitcoin donation at bottom..
I will try to solve any problem listed due i learning frontend developer with vue

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Thu Nghiem Author

Sounds great, I'll design more challenges. and yeah patreon may sound easier to do :)

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Dragodzs

Wow, thank you for the inspiration for me β™₯ .

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Thu Nghiem Author

happy to hear. Please share it if you can :)

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Ezeganya Victor

I am inspired. How long will it take me to learn figma?

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Thu Nghiem Author

learning the tool is not difficult, but learning the concept is.

I think it will take you 2 days to learn how to use the tool. I am not so sure how long to learn to concept, I learned designing 4 years ago and bit by bit improving over the time :)

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Akshay090

What did you do for state management, like were context and hooks enough.
Did you use useReducer

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Thu Nghiem Author

yes :)

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ShinaBR2

Thanks for your inspiration.
P/s: hay quΓ‘ anh Ζ‘i :D

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Thu Nghiem Author

haha thank you and minh con tre lam :)

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Will G

Looks great!

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Thu Nghiem Author

Thank you :)

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Htet Lynn Htun

This gonna help me a lot. The site looks awesome.

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Thu Nghiem Author

haha nice to hear :)

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Thuyet

Love the simplicity. I'll give it a go 'cause I'm learning frontend at the moment and looking for practice opportunities.

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Thu Nghiem Author

Xin chao! Glad you like it, and best of luck with your studying :)