Day 47: React continued

09-05-2018 1min read

Continued with React on freeCodeCamp today. I was hoping to finish the section but still have a few more challenges to go. I'm also going to…

Day 46: React on freeCodeCamp Continued

09-04-2018 1min read

Spent the day working through the React section of freeCodeCamp. I'm a little over half way point. I'm trying to take it slow and not rush…

Day 45: React on freeCodeCamp

09-03-2018 1min read

Since it was the last long weekend of the summer and I didn't want to work all day, I decided to take a small break from Udemy and try the…

Day 44: Nested Components

09-02-2018 1min read

More of the React course today. We went over nested components. I'm following along with the course at this point but I'm not sure if I…

Day 43: More JavaScript

09-01-2018 1min read

I didn't do a whole lot today except read more of Eloquent JavaScript.

Day 42: React: Props and State

08-31-2018 1min read

I've been watching the React course on Udemy and following along. We covered props and state so far. I definitely feel like I'm…

Day 41: Back to React

08-30-2018 1min read

I'm jumping back on the React train! When it comes to React, I've tried a few intro courses in person and online and kept getting lost and…

Day 40: Redoing Bakery Website

08-29-2018 1min read

So I decided to re-design the bakery website. I have some layout ideas that I think will work out nicely with CSS grid. I also applied for a…

Day 39: Updated Resume

08-28-2018 1min read

I finally finished updating my resume. I included the various projects I've done and the technologies used to complete them. I'm currently…

Day 38: Resume Update

08-27-2018 1min read

I had to do some work on my resume today. I also revisited the memory card game that I started awhile back. Now that I feel more comfortable…

Day 37: Eloquent JavaScript Continued

08-26-2018 1min read

I didn't do too much today, mostly because I was super tired from last night's festivities. I did read a bit of Eloquent JavaScript though.

Day 36: Version Control is a Lifesaver

08-25-2018 1min read

I didn't get a whole lot done today because I had a family wedding, but I did continue to refactor my code and accidentally broke the…

Day 35: Eloquent JavaScript

08-24-2018 1min read

I've been reading more of Eloquent JavaScript and refactoring my code for the Wedding Website.

Day 34: JavaScript Review

08-23-2018 1min read

I didn't do a whole lot today except continue to read Eloquent JavaScript. I think I'll go back and work on the memory card project tomorrow…

Day 33: Finished the Wedding Site

08-22-2018 1min read

Woohoo I'm finally done the wedding website and I love the way it looks and functions. I feel like I learned so much on this project. First…

Day 32: My Media Queries

08-21-2018 1min read

I'm technically writing this on 8/22 but that's because last night I was rushing to get the wedding website responsive. I got an email from…

Day 31: Another Day, Another Rejection

08-20-2018 1min read

I really thought I had it this time, but I got my rejection email from Bridge School this morning. My morning started off strong. I finished…

Day 30: Eloquent JavaScript

08-19-2018 1min read

I'm finally done the Ruby tutorial! I'm going to play around with it some more tomorrow and then start Ruby on Rails this week. I also…

Day 29: I Need to Build Something!

08-18-2018 1min read

Today was another day where I didn't do a whole lot of coding. I tried to get through the last hour of the Ruby tutorial, but I felt like I…

Day 28: I Signed Up for Codewars

08-17-2018 1min read

I finally got around to signing up for Codewars. Did a few of the questions and it seems pretty cool so far. I think it will definitely help…

Day 27: Forms and Migraines

08-16-2018 1min read

I started working on the RSVP form for the wedding website today, but then I got a massive migraine and I had to shut down for awhile. I…

Day 26: CSS @keyframes

08-15-2018 1min read

I did some more styling on the bridal party section of the wedding website. I created 2 separate buttons for the groomsmen and the…

Day 25: My Love for Flex Box and CSS Grid

08-14-2018 1min read

I had to run a few errands today, so I didn't get a whole lot done. I started the Bridal Party section for the wedding website and styled it…

Day 24: That Feeling When You Figure it Out

08-13-2018 1min read

What a great day today was! After a few hours of working in the morning, I was finally able to get the JavaScript to work properly for the…

Day 23: Debugging and Errors

08-12-2018 1min read

My plan today was to work a on styling the FAQ section for the wedding website, and then go back to the Ruby tutorial. I decided to go ahead…

Day 22: Ruby Tutorial Continued

08-11-2018 1min read

I continued with the freeCodeCamp Ruby tutorial on YouTube. I'm defintely seeing some simmilarities with JavaScript in terms of Data Types…

Day 21: Ruby Tutorial

08-10-2018 1min read

So I decied to checkout Ruby on Rails today. I was really hoping to get a lot done and maybe build a small app but I was having the hardest…

Day 20: Vanilla JavaScript Countdown Timer

08-09-2018 1min read

I've been hard at work on the wedding website and I added a countdown timer today using vanilla JavaScript! I followed this great YouTube…

Day 19: Cool Feature of Filter Method

08-08-2018 1min read

I'm feeling a bit better today. Wow this coding journey really does have some ups and downs. I spent the majority of the day working on the…

Day 18: Am I Cut out For This

08-07-2018 1min read

Today is one of those days that I'm experiencing a lot of self-doubt. I'm really struggling with JavaScript. I'm having trouble remembering…

Day 17: JavaScript Review - Objects and Arrays

08-06-2018 1min read

I reviewed JavaScript objects and arrays, as well as ES6 arrow functions all day. I really want to get faster at solving these JavaScript…

Day 16: Late Night Coding

08-05-2018 1min read

Since it was insanely hot in Toronto, I spent all day at the beach! As much as I wanted to take my laptop with me, I didn't want to risk…

Day 15: First Round

08-04-2018 1min read

I worked on the wedding website a bit more and added in some styling. I still have a lot left to do. When I think of it that, way I feel a…

Day 14: The Coding Continues

08-03-2018 1min read

I only coded for about an hour today on my website. I'll be working double time tomorrow to make up for today. I'm trying to figure out how…

Day 13: Wedding Website Fun

08-02-2018 1min read

I know this week was supposed to be JavaScript review but I've been obsessively working all day on this wedding website. Does anyone else…

Day 12: Ruby

08-01-2018 1min read

And just like that it's August 1st. The last month was kind of a mix of being really productive and avidly avoiding writing code. I fell off…

Day 11: Lunch & Learn - JS Frameworks

07-31-2018 1min read

Today wasn't as productive as I wanted to be. I had an appointment in the morning, so I had to drag myself downtown. However, one good thing…

Day 10: In Case You Didn't Know, JavaScript is Cool

07-30-2018 1min read

I'm super excited right now because I added some additional items to my portfolio website, including a really cool "typewriter animation…

Day 9: Bridge Level Up Workshop

07-29-2018 1min read

I had the opportunity to attend a one day JavaScript workshop held by the Bridge School today. We went over basics of ES6, including arrow…

Day 8: Bridge School Application

07-28-2018 1min read

Started off the morning by finally figuring out what was wrong with the blog and why new posts were not appearing when deployed. I had been…

Day 7: Disastrous First Technical Interview

07-27-2018 1min read

I had my first technical interview today via Skype and it was a pretty big fail! It was a simple enough problem and I was told I could use…

Day 6: A Night of Networking

07-26-2018 1min read

Got my first certificate on freeCodeCamp today! I also stepped outside my comfort zone and went to a Networking event. It was a general meet…

Day 5: Fixed Sidebar Woes

07-25-2018 1min read

I decided to switch gears and start the Technical Documentation Page project for freeCodeCamp, and take a break from the Bakery website. It…

Day 4: Wins and Frustrations

07-24-2018 1min read

I finished the Product Landing Page project for freeCodeCamp early this morning, which means only 1 more project before I can get my first…

Day 3: Knowing When to Call it Quits

07-23-2018 1min read

I've been working all day on my Product Landing Page for freeCodeCamp. It's also doubling as a possible website for a friend, so I really…

Day 2: Eye on the Prize

07-22-2018 1min read

My plan for the upcoming week is to finally finish off the Responsive Web Design section of freeCodeCamp and obtain the certification. I…

Day 1: Restarting the Challenge

07-21-2018 1min read

Hi everyone! Welcome to my blog and thanks for stopping by! If you haven't heard of the #100DaysofCode challenge, you're not alone. I myself…

Hi, I'm Himashi Waving Hand

I'm a front-end web developer based in Toronto. Follow me as I try to improve my programming skills by completing the #100DaysofCode challenge!