I started my bootcamp journey this week and it’s been interesting; I’ve met some really great people, felt validated then almost immediately deflated, and have more certainty than before that this is something that I want.
Code Bootcamp is hard. Make no mistake. We took baby steps this week until about 10am Tuesday (Day 2). Then they threw us in the water. It’s really cold, and I’m not certain there’s a bottom, but I, for now at least, appreciate the teaching methodologies they are using. It’s scary, no doubt, but I think it really instills a hunger for learning.
I really think I’ve stumbled upon a truly life changing thing here. I feel like I’m going to make lots of great friends and colleagues through these 6 months. The network has begun! Bonus – I’ll probably get my ping-pong game back up to boot!
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I made it through!
Some of you have heard, some have read, but I’ve been taking a professional development course over at Nashville Software School; UI & UX For Digital Product Design. Whelp, today is our commencement celebration!
Four months (really 3, but who’s counting) of mind bending and shaping have really changed my perception of how I interact with the world and how I should hope to improve how others interact with the things have a hand in creating.
The Open House is Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the snazzy new NSS space. Here’s a link to the NSS blog posting for the event.
Nashville Software School
500 Interstate Boulevard South 3rd Floor,
Nashville, TN 37210
Come say hey, or just to check out the new space! Free food and beverages too!
My UX prototype walkthrough
I am wrapping up my UX & UI class at Nashville Software School, and as part of my portfolio/presentation I made a few videos of my low fidelity prototype for my “solution” to an issue close to a family friends heart: easier access to accessible seating tickets. I am calling the add-on “AccessAble” and what it aims to do is to minimize the need to call in to ticket providers to get handicap/accessible seating and to provide the same all digital sales track for this community of people.
I’ll be elaborating on this later on here, so I’ll leave it at that, but I do believe that this functionality could really be a great service to these folks.