Ryan MouserTreehouse Staff
Networking Thursday - February 4th – Connect with other Treehouse Students!
Hey Treehouse Students!
Welcome back to another Networking Thursday, where you can make connections with other Treehouse Students!
💬 How to participate:
- Answer the icebreaker activity – When do you prefer to learn to code or design – morning, afternoon, evening, late night, or depends on the day?
- Share your LinkedIn profile URL for other students to connect to
- Share links and/or screenshots of the projects you've been working on
- Share your interests, hobbies, etc!
- Chat with other students here by responding to their posts!
Make those connections, support each other, leave some endorsements/recommendations on other student's LinkedIn profiles, lend a helping hand to folx in search of work in tech, and give some positive feedback on fellow student's projects. We're all on this learning journey together!
I'll kick things off! 💬
I'm Ryan Mouser, the Content & Community Marketing Specialist here at Treehouse. My pronouns are he/him. I was 15 years old when I started learning to code in PHP for a popular text-based MMORPG game. I've been with Treehouse for over 2 years now and have had the amazing opportunity to wear many different hats. I've been learning with Treehouse since 2015 (you can check out my previous profile here).
Currently, I'm working alongside our world-class team on some exciting opportunities to bring the Treehouse Community closer together. Stay tuned! 😀
Outside of Treehouse, I have the joy of living life with my incredible wife, our 3 awesome kids, and our 2 cat furbabies. We love to make music, garden, cook, play games, and watch fun TV.
I find I do my best learning in the early morning - how about you?
You can connect with me on LinkedIn here. Looking forward to connecting with y'all!
Hoping you all stay safe, healthy, and well!
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Sarah Amechazurra569 Points
I am currently learning the Front End web development track and I mostly enjoy learning to code in the late afternoon early evening hours. From 4PM to 7PM.
I'm Sarah. I'm an academic at heart. A habitual student learning and improving my metacognition. Also, I am interested in improving my understanding of computer science. Data structures and algorithms across multiple programming languages enthralls me.
I am currently working on my first project which is building a portfolio website of all current and future projects. See my linkedin profile for more information. I'm so thrilled to start sharing more of myself and documenting my journey with all of you.
For the longest time I've had the wrong perceptions on math. I had a math phobia. In the past I dislike math only because I had poor self image in my own abilities to master mathematics and I didn't have the motivation or support from my peers to enable me to be confident in mastering it.
Now my perception has changed. I like that doing math problems creates new neural pathways and expands cognitive capabilities in the brain.
I love the learning process and find joy in the challenge of it.
With a wife and two kids, learning to code as early in the morning as humanly possible is a must for me. My mind is fresh and coding in pre-dawn allows me to comprehend concepts just JS a little better.
Hello everyone. I'm Jonathan, and I'm a FSJS TD student. I initially started as FEWD TD in November 2020, but decided to pivot this year to take on the the challenge of learning JS.
Here's a link to my profile I created. I'll admit that I haven't updated recently because I've been to busy learning JS.
I'm passionate about American football and the NFL. My favorite team is the Dallas Cowboys. I love all things data analytics.
I have recently started blog to record my journey of pivoting to a developer career. You can go here to view it.
Peter VannTreehouse Moderator 35,061 Points
Outside Treehouse, I like to play racquetball and the drums and can eat tacos 3 meals a day.
I recently discovered Resident Alien on the Sci-Fi channel and it is SOOOOOOOO funny!?!
As a side hustle, I am now the primary NorCal distributor/sales rep for Jeff's Famous Jerky - arguably the best beef, bacon, and turkey jerky in the world, with 23 flavors total, so far. Hit me up if you love jerky and want to know more.
One of my favorite fun projects was coding the classic Simon Game (admittedly, a wee bit eccentrically)!?!
And I also recently wrote a Python program to prove the Monty Hall Problem as seen in the movie 21.
I am NOT a morning person, so I do my best learning/coding in the afternoon and evenings.
Stay safe and happy coding!
Chris AdamsFront End Web Development Techdegree Student 8,690 Points
It's not even Thursday here in Australia - it's lunchtime on Friday. We live in the future.
I'm making my way through the Front End Web Development track, but I'll hopefully get through the other streams over the course of the year. I'm squeezing in exercising when I can, in amongst work and other research commitments.
I have a non-technical background, with careers spanning politics, international relations, education, and scuba diving. I've recently started teaching Interaction Design courses at the University of Queensland, in prep for a PhD in ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development). My interest is in how we design technologies for developing, non-Western communities in ways that respect local customs and cultures. I have an interest in marine and coastal communities, so hopefully one day I'll be looking into how we can develop new technologies and systems for marine conservation that don't - you know - act as a form of neocolonialism.
I've got a social science background, and while interaction design / human-computer interaction doesn't really require me to be a overly proficient coder...I'd like to be.
Here's my LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-adams-5a097631/
Here's to the unknown.
Liz JacksonTreehouse Staff
Hello! My name is Liz. I work at Treehouse on the marketing team but have completed nearly half of the FSJS Techdegree and am dabbling in the UX Techdegree now. I prefer to code/learn in the evening. I make lists for everyday, and don't feel I can learn unless most of my daily responsibility list is checked off.
Here is my LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-dominguez-jackson-6b2b40135/ I don't have any recent projects but my github is github.com/lizjack if you wanna see any of my past projects.
Besides learning at Treehouse, I love to run, play music with my partner, share memes with my siblings, watch animated shows, and eat sweet foods. I have a huge sweet tooth! (is that an interest?) Also the second half of my hobbies makes me sound like a child but I promise I am a full grown adult. lol
If you have any interest in the above, let's chat! I'd love to make new connections.
I am Darrin. I have been web designing sice 2019. Before that I programmed mainframe computers. I enjoy studying throughout the day. For fun I enjoy workingout.
Hi all -
I code at night and on weekends. I like weekends because I can take my time and don't feel as crammed with other obligations. I usually take the day on Saturday to focus solely on treehouse/coding. LinkedIn - feel free to connect I recently finished Unit 6, and am hosting my personal site on heroku now. If anyone knows the easiest way to connect all my demos to the site, that'd be lovely. (Right now the demo links don't work, but they did before when I was hosting via github directly) - I'm wondering if there's a better way to wrap it all together without merging all the repos manually into one large repo for the site.