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Agile Retrospective Ice Breaker questions

I’ve been driving our team’s retrospectives recently, using FunRetro to facilitate and catalog aspects of our sprint that went well and not so well. One of the most engaging parts of the meeting is conducting an ice breaker, which we do to lead off meeting. I ask a question and […]

UC Berkeley Extension Coding Bootcamp Cohort #2

Congratulations to the latest graduates of the UC Berkeley Coding Boot Camp: After 24 grueling weeks, 3 group projects, 19 homework assignments, blood, sweat, and tears, this group graduated Nov 1, 2018.  They are ready to enter the tech industry, having demonstrated their abilities to build full stack web apps.  […]

UC Berkeley Coding Boot Camp – 1st Cohort Graduation

Congratulations to everyone in my first cohort at UC Berkeley Extension Coding Boot Camp! A 24-week journey ended last weekend with final project demos and a trip to Raleigh’s Bar.  These students started from scratch, learning HTML, CSS, and Javascript.  They worked their way through a number of front end […]

Easy CORS fix

Nothing is more frustrating when learning full-stack web development than running into the dreaded CORS roadblock Turns out there’s an easy fix:  https://cors-anywhere.herokuapp.com  Only one little problem.  It goes down from time to time, usually when you need it the most.  Fortunately, it’s super easy to create your own cors-anywhere […]