This is what I found when I opened my email this morning.

Congrats! You’ve been learning with Codecademy for three months. What have you accomplished? What has been challenging along the way?

Three months. Three months since my first line of code. Three months since my first “Hello World”.

I know there’s nothing magical about three months, but I’m struggling to believe it’s only been that long, because so much has happened. I have completely fallen in love with writing code, I have dabbled with so many different languages and started to find my feet with a few. I’ve created web site from scratch and been the most frustrated I’ve ever been, over and over again. But I’ve also never been as happy as I am right now, I’ve never felt this sense of purpose.… Read more...