I had a few interviews related to my knowledge of Ruby on Rails. After graduating from the Flatiron School, I have mostly been learning more about Javascript, CSS, and algorithms. I haven’t completely forgotten Ruby (which was the first language I've learned), but I could always use a refresher.

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Being able to alter a webpage’s layout to fit a device is an important aspect of web development. In the modern world of technology, there are many ways to view the same site or application. Take for example Wikipedia. You can browse Wikipedia on your laptop, your desktop, a tablet…

The CSS box model describes the design and layout surrounding content on a web page. The box model consists of the content itself, padding, border, and margin.

I. Content:

The content describes what’s inside of an HTML element. Content could be media like an image or just plain text.

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This blog is about what Firebase is, what you can use it for, and how to set it up.

I. What is Firebase?

Firebase is a NoSQL database that allows users to store data in key and value fields. Firebase supports authentication, where users can sign in using a variety…

Start with the ‘I want to learn’ mentality

I. Preface

I graduated from Flatiron School’s coding bootcamp in late January 2021. A few weeks later, in early February, I along with two of my other bootcamp mates and an Indonesian friend, signed up for our first-ever hackathon through the University of Ottawa. …

After 15 challenging weeks, I’ve finally graduated from Flatiron School with some very cool projects under my belt. The next step for me is to deploy them. Our instructors told us that deploying projects can be finicky. Finicky is an understatement. I tried to deploy my final Flatiron project eleven…

Jacob Kagon

Software Developer

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