You know those important learning moments where a belief you’ve confidently held is determined to be abjectly incorrect? Happened to me recently. Allow me to explicate:

OK, so I’m working on my portfolio. Here’s where I started at:

As you can see, a lot going on. My intention for this…

When I started coding, I put a huge onus on what language I would start with, which was pretty misguided retrospectively. I say this because there’s so much conceptual overlap between languages that learning abstractions via any language provides a path to many others. My software engineering bootcamp experience had…

The hardest thing about trying anything new is getting started. In certain instances, how to begin a new endeavor is clear cut, or there are only a few paths in. You want to hike the entire Appalachian Trail? You start in Maine or in Georgia. You want to watch every…

I’ll begin this blog post by sharing the technical definition of a Javascript closure:

“…a closure gives you access to an outer function’s scope from an inner function.”*

If you don’t want to read Part 1, that’s entirely your prerogative; it’s not obligatory to understand this post.

To the code!

Years ago, as a young adult, one of the more frustrating aspects of my personality was that I was dreadful at being responsive to texts and calls. This behavior resulted in missed events, unhappy friends, and the general consensus that I lacked responsibility. After long periods of being “off the…

Sam Gold

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