I'm on a journey to becoming a software developer and loving every minute of it


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What I hope to do

I believe that through code we can make the world a better place by building products that improve lives. So my goal is to one day be coding applications that empower and motivate users.

What I'm doing

I'm currently working my way through the FreeCodeCamp curriculum in order to start building projects for nonprofit organizations. Working through this self-paced program has allowed me take initiative, become disciplined, and build good habits. On top of FreeCodeCamp, I have been attending meetups, listening to engineering podcasts, reading tech blogs, and taking online courses.

I recently had the pleasure of completing the 100DaysOfCode Challenge and shared some of the skills and values gained on Medium.

When I'm not coding you can find me

  • Traveling & attending music festivals with my wonderful boyfriend
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Meditating

Let's build together!😀


So far I have built Front End web applications using a variation of Javascript, jQuery, vanillaJS, HTML5, CSS3, and Bootstrap. Some of the development tools used were Sublime Text 3, Git, Chrome DevTools, and Trello. All of these apps are mobile responsive and used Dribble and Pinterest to find design inspiration.

Really excited to start using Node.js, MongoDB, and React.js for my upcoming Data Vizualization and Back End Dev projects.

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Tic Tac Toe

A user can play a game of Tic Tac Toe with the computer and choose whether they want to play as X or O. The game will reset as soon as it's over. Built using: Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS3, and Bootstrap.

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Pomodoro Timer

A countdown clock that switches between a Session Timer and Break Timer. The length of the timers are customizable and can be reset. Built using: Javascript, Jquery, HTML5, CSS3, and Bootstrap.

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Javascript Calculator

A fully functional calculator that can chain mathematical operations together. Built using Javascript, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.

Simon Game

A browser based version of the 1980s classic Simon Game. Built using Javascript, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.

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Twitch Streamers

Shows whether a Twitch streamer is online, offline, or no longer active. Uses the Twitch.tv JSON API to get twitch streamers information. Built using Vanilla JS, HTML, and CSS3.

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Wikipedia Viewer

Allows a user to search and view Wikipedia articles.Uses Wikpedia's API to retrieve the articles. Built using Vanilla JS, HTML, and CSS3.

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Local Weather App

Shows the weather of the user's current location in both Fahrenheit and Celcius. Uses HTML5 Geolocation API to get the user's location and Dark Sky API for the weather conditions. Built using Javascript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS, and Bootstrap.

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Inspirational Quotes Generator

Provides random inspirational quotes using Forismatic API. The user can share the quotes on Facebook and Twitter. Built using Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS3, and Bootstrap

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Tribute Page

A simple tribute page featuring Steve Jobs's timeline and some of his famous quotes. This was my first time using Bootstrap :)

Inspired by many
Coded by Maribel Duran