This is a status update regarding my job hunting.
After I went on some interviews in January, I realized what kind of tech job I really want. I spent February and March learning NodeJS by attending NodeDC meetups, making inspiring connections at the annual NationNode conference, and working my way slowly through LearnYouNode.
For greater detail about the build, about my thoughts on the naming convention, and to find out which learning resources have helped me along the way, check out my project’s README.md on GitHub.
Further, I have refactored my NTPEP map in order to demonstrate that I can exercise closure. I have also taken Angular 2 tutorials, the main one being the Tour of Heroes which I pushed to GitHub. I have attended the DC OpenDataDay conference and taken smaller, unpublished tutorials on Plunkr and cloud9.
Every day I log my hours and summarize what I do in each session. I believe in Deliberate Practice, a learning methodology which entails stretching out of my comfort zone and challenging myself on new material in two sessions a day.