I graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University in 2019 with a degree in
Environmental Science. I now live in Bristol and currently work in the financial
sector. Over the past year I have been completing a Full-Stack Web Development
course, with a heavy focus on Front-End.
I am passionate about this field and confident that I have the motivation and ability to learn that are required to succeed.
to the internationally recognised codecademy.com.
Here, my knowledge has been built upon and expanded and by the end of the course I will be familiar with technologies such as:
On top of this the course prioritises best practices, accessibility, data structures and algorithms.
Git & GitHub
React / CSS / Spotify API
This project was completed as part of the Codecademy Full Stack
Engineer course. Being my first time using React, I faced some
challenges. However, persevering with this project until completion
really solidified the basics of React and got me excited to work
with the framework more in the future.
This was also my first time using an API, which appeared complex at first but reading through the Spotify API documentation proved to be extremely helpful.
React / Redux / Reddit API
This project further expanded on my knowledge of React by creating a larger app, using
data from the Reddit API. Due to the complexity of the app, I used Redux as a state
I initially struggled with how best to approach this project, specifically regarding setting up the state/redux store. However, as I began to work through it I found that the state slices naturally fell into place.