Tag: Making

3 Approaches for Using the Google Sheets API in Node.js: A Tutorial

After learning to code for the past year, I’ve recently found myself in the realm of asynchronous Javascript. Throughout the last few months, I’ve really struggled with this component of the language and have had

Finding Programming Inspiration: Learning to Code and Launch in Months

“Upon reflection, the process of finally learning to code taught me one important thing: I was often my own biggest blocker.” My “Story” Four years ago: Sitting in a lecture hall learning about thermodynamics and


When Do You Become a Developer?

Over the past year I’ve taught myself to code. I’ve built and launched four web applications, taken courses from front-end to back-end, can work with APIs, and know what a Promise is. Yet for some


You Don’t Need to Quit Your Job to Make

“I want to debunk the myth that originality requires extreme risk taking and persuade you that originals are actually far more ordinary than we realize.”?—?Adam Grant, Originals Edit: The response to this article has been


The 7 Myths of Learning to Code

I recently gave a talk about learning to code products in less than a year. The talk was well-received and was even labelled the best talk of 2018 at the location it was given. ?


2018: A Year of Sponge

Quarter Life Crisis This year I turned 25. Last year I turned 24 and naturally saw this “quarter-century” milestone coming. So long as I survived the year, I would (and did) turn 25. It was


A Talk at Dojo Bali: Learning to Code Products in <1 Year

I recently gave a talk about my journey in learning to code products in less than one year. Hundreds of people have now seen this talk and are on their way to learning to code.


FeMake?—?Understanding Inclusion in Making

This article was part of my submission to the Inclusivity category as part of Product Hunt’s Makers Festival. Thank you to everyone who supported, as FeMake won its category! This project touches close to home


Which SSL Certificate is Right For Me?

Early this year Google announced that it would start warning users when a site they visited was not using an SSL Certificate, and we helped you understand the reasons behind SSL Certificates. Today, let’s talk


Marketing Book Club

Effectively marketing cPanel to the web hosting community involves creativity and collaboration. As a confessed bibliophile, I can’t help but wonder which books inspire my colleagues to do their best work. So, I asked them.