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I’m Vaidehi Joshi, Senior Software Engineer at DEV/Forem- AMA

vaidehijoshi profile image Vaidehi Joshi ・1 min read

Hi! I’m Vaidehi Joshi, Senior Software Engineer at Forem.

I’ll be joining Nick Taylor and Christina Gorton on Wednesday, October 21st on thePracticalDev Twitch stream to talk about what I do as a senior software engineer at Forem, working with the Forem backend, and answering any of your questions!

I would love to answer any questions you have about working as a software engineer, my past projects, open source, and more.

Feel free to ask any questions you have in the discussion thread below!
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Jason C. McDonald

What was the first time you realized you loved teaching? (Your BaseCS series is excellent!)

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Praveen

Hi Vaidehi,

Currently I am doing your BASECS series! Thank you. How do you approach when stuck on a problem and not going anywhere. I am working on a JS based project but hitting some blocks and not going anywhere, Any suggestions would be great.

Praveen.

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Francisco Quintero 🇨🇴

What's your favorite part in the Forem codebase?

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Kaemon Lovendahl

At what point did you feel like you could use the title Senior Software Developer?

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ShaijuT

I see C# orJava programming languages more readable and maintainable than ruby. So how did you manage to learn ruby ? Are you comfortable with it ? What you don't like about ruby ?

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Tyler

What are some things you'd like to learn in the near future?

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ShaijuT

How do you take time to learn new technology in your busy schedule ?

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Rafi

What do you think that ruby on rails community does really well that other communities can learn from?

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Do you see Rust in the future of your work? 😁 I would love to learn it but not sure what Rust can do.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

How did you come to meet Saron Yitbarek and start collaborating with them?

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Another question I had was what is your favourite part of the Ruby language and/or favourite thing about Ruby on Rails? And also lastly, your least favourite parts, if any.

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Ben Halpern

Are you curious about learning any new programming languages or tools?

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

What are your hobbies outside of work that help you unwind after a busy development cycle?