The course has definitely changed my outlook on learning. In school, it was always, “Here’s the information you need to know.” With this course there is more independent development. Since there are usually different ways of achieving the same thing, you have many different avenues to get to the destination…

The way that I would describe imposter syndrome is when you feel like you don’t deserve to be somewhere or doing something and you feel like you’re going to be exposed as a fraud. It can affect you in a number of ways, but the most prevalent is in your…

  1. While both JavaScript and CSS reference html elements to do make the code do things, they work differently and do different things. CSS controls what the page looks like and JavaScript controls what the page does on the backend.
  2. In my mind, I think of the DOM as the structure…

So far, the experience of learning to code has been a pretty interesting one. I knew next to nothing coming into class, but feel like I’m making a lot of progress in a short amount of time. The way I would explain the DOM is the order the code is…

  1. What excites me about coding is being able to learn something new. Not just a new skill, but a new way of thinking. The possibilities are endless, you just have to figure out how to make it come to life.
  2. Having doctype at the top of the file tells the…

This week in class at Austin Coding Academy, we learned how to use flex. Flex is extremely useful when positioning items. I used it on my NASA landing page to center things vertically, horizontally, and arrange my body elements. By giving all of my html elements classes, I was able to style them individually if I needed to. I was also able to easily style larger containers with it.

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