Week 11 of My 12-Week Front-End Engineering Bootcamp

Week 11 has started and it is nerve-wracking!

In my last blog post,  Week 7 of My 12-Week Programming Bootcamp , I described how intense that week was. Actually, every week is intense. I’d say everyday, even. Its a grueling program where you cover a new topic in the morning, whether that’s a new language, framework, or library, then do lab work in the afternoon– working on your homework assignment which has to be pushed to your Github repo that same night!

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Working on Final Projects at The Iron Yard in Charleston!

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Week 7 of My 12-Week Programming Bootcamp

This is week 7 of my 12-week programming bootcamp. What a ride it has been. I intended to publish this post and started on it at the beginning of the week. But after just the first two sentences, it is now suddenly Saturday at almost midnight.

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Awesomeness Inside- it really is quite an honor to be attending The Iron Yard bootcamp in Charleston, SC. — happy to be here

The past week was that intense. Actually, all days are when you’re in bootcamp. People ask me all the time, “how was school?” or “how’s schooling?.” Well I can say that it definitely is not school. Its bootcamp… there’s a big difference.

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A Miracle for Mom

[Below is an email from my brother, Rallee, describing the fortuitous events this past Memorial Day weekend in regard to my mom’s kidney transplant. We are all thankful and happy.]

Hello everyone,

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Rallee, Raquel’s fifth son. And in case you haven’t heard, my mom received a call at 2:30 am Friday morning letting her know that there is a possible kidney donor, and that she had to go to MUSC at 7:30 am to find out if it is a match. Well it was a match and the following morning, she underwent kidney transplant. As you can imagine, this is far from a simple operation, and a quick and difficult decision was necessary.

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A Racing-Themed Weather App for F1 Fans

Weather apps are probably the most used apps on mobile devices. Almost all of them are handy and some are designed really well. However, there is one weather app that stands out among the crowd.

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