My take on whether or not coding bootcamp is the way to learn coding and get a job in tech.

For the last six months I attended a coding bootcamp, in the software engineering program. I have been asked by friends who are interested in learning to code whether or…


Reasons you should use one over the other and why.

JavaScript code snippet from www.levelup.gitconnected.com
JavaScript code snippet from levelup.gitconnected.com

To understand how to decide between using Vanilla JS or the popular JS library…React.js, one must first understand what they are and how to use them.

What Is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a scripting language used to create and control dynamic…


The transition of all transitions…

As my journey as a Flatiron School student soon comes to an end, I reflect back on all that I have learned thus far. Defining variables, writing methods, and passing in arguments all became second habit to me as learning to do so in Ruby…


How I Used the OAuth gem to add 3rd party authorization to my web app.

BLM Rails Application Homepage
Homepage for BLM App

My application the ‘BLM App’ is an online resource that provides information on movements and upcoming demonstrations that support the cause.

As a feature, I wanted to make sure I built a way for users…


Sinatra is a domain-specific language (DSL) that allows for developers to build simple web applications with ease.

Screenshot of home view for Concert Master web application by Tiauna Paul

Initially, I was quite intimidated at taking on such a project. As a software engineering student embarking on Module 2 of my curriculum, to say my confidence in programming is not where I’d…


1st Coding Project @ Flatiron School

There is no worse feeling than when you are faced with an empty text editor (VS Code for me…) with no folders or files and no idea as to how, when, what or why to start a new project. …


How Tech is changing my life -

As a child it was my desire to become a pediatric neurosurgeon. The thrill of operating and playing part in saving someone’s life was something I look forward to all during middle and high school. …

Tiauna Paul

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