“Let’s just make something we can deploy.” This was our goal going into DevelopHer, our first hackathon. By Laura Kelly & Andrée Brazeau (Students, Hackstar Academy) We’re new to programming – we’re both currently students at Hackbright Academy, a 10-week full-time, intensive web development program for women. We heard about DevelopHer through our instructor, so [...]
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Programming is by no means an individual pilgrimage; seeing what others are working on and helping/getting help from others can make learning much more fun and rewarding. By Michelle Sun (Student, Hackbright Academy) It’s the beginning of Hackbright Academy, working on Python. There has been ups and downs, some days (and nights) of pure nightmares, [...]
Done is better than perfect. No matter for learning or winning, aim to finish. By Michelle Sun (Student, Hackbright Academy) Last weekend, I attended my first ever hackathon and with minimal expectation, had a blast out of it and learned loads. My team did not win, nor did most of us slept at the event, [...]