When working on my last project, I wanted to use high quality images that would scale nicely. Back in the 90s when I taught myself HTML, there was only two options, a gif or jpeg file. The problem with either of these files was that they did scale well. If…


The Interviewing Process

In the tech world, it is a given that you will be put through a behavioral interview and a technical interview when applying for a position. When going through bootcamp, there is an unspoken fear of the technical interview. You’re already going through imposter syndrome and the…


Many of the LinkedIn posts that I see nowadays are about job seekers having a hard time finding a job during the pandemic. I get it. My family went through a lay-off, several interviews, and two offers that fell through at the last minute. It’s hard to stay motivated when…


Recently, I had a very engaging conversation with one of my classmates from my software engineering program about what we wanted to do with our new skills. …


Can I take a minute to share with you a very candid and personal testimony of what it’s like to be a special needs parent? You see, my oldest child, Elijah, is diagnosed with ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, and high-functioning autism. On top of that, he is also has a life-threatening…


Shortly after Coronavirus hit the US, I began an intensive 15 week coding bootcamp at Flatiron School. Initially, I was excited, nervous, overwhelmed, and in some ways, dreading bootcamp. …


Animation is an easy way to create and maintain the interest of a user on a web application. One common way to create animation is to use sprite sheets. Sprite sheets are a single graphic file (typically .png files) that illustrates each frame of the animation. …


This past week, our nation experienced yet again another tragedy at the loss of George Floyd. How many lives need to be lost before we start taking racism seriously? How much injustice needs to be committed before every person in America wakes up and becomes intentional about doing their part…


When you think about coding, the first thing that pops into your mind may be a lot of dull images of numbers and letters. It seems so…. mathematical and dry. Every period, comma, and quotation mark must be in the exact correct position or the code breaks. …

Stephanie 'Yang' Cheney

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