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My App *was* Finished!

Edit: Next morning 3/9 9 AM While following the docs for React-Bootstrap with Next.js, yesterday’s bug came from: next.config.js module.exports = withCSS({ cssLoaderOptions: { url: false }, … I just needed to omit the withCSS wrapper and now Bootstrap is integrated with my current CSS. ❤ Over the weekend, I taught myself (via YouTube) howContinue reading “My App *was* Finished!”

Rendering a Favorite Button Functional Component in React: useState, useEffect, localStorage, useSWR

This is my first technical document on React! I started building on Next.js before my bootcamp taught React Lectures 2 and React Lecture 3. React is not a requirement for our project and yet I decided to build my entire front-end with React utilizing Next.js. I’ve only been coding towards a career for 5 months,Continue reading “Rendering a Favorite Button Functional Component in React: useState, useEffect, localStorage, useSWR”

Inspirational Quote to Keep Dreaming: Remember once you dreamt of being where you are now.

The New Developer’s Dilemma: To be Basic or Not

Now starting my fifth week at my Full-Stack bootcamp, I gained and lost motivation to build a website with templates, and base inheritance using Python, Flask, and Jinja. Why? Because my website showcases my work. And honestly, template inheritance with Jinja feels pretty basic once I started teaching myself React.js and learning about DOM. I’veContinue reading “The New Developer’s Dilemma: To be Basic or Not”

I’m 2 Weeks into a Remote Coding Bootcamp. How Did I get here?

My journey to a Full-stack Engineering Bootcamp has been through 5 months of focused efforts. Honestly, you could do anything with time, will, and skill. It feels almost like Imposter Syndrome being this far into an engineering bootcamp. I had left 11 years working in education to move across country. I couldn’t imagine leaving myContinue reading “I’m 2 Weeks into a Remote Coding Bootcamp. How Did I get here?”

Rediscovering Oneself

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin After dedicating a decade of my life to the betterment of my students, I packed up my classroom in pursuits of my own growth. Before the pandemic, I had made the decision to move 3,000 miles away from 3 decades of “home” andContinue reading “Rediscovering Oneself”


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