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If you've noticed that your Twitter feed has recently been bombarded with the hashtags #100DaysOfCode and #DailyCSSimage, you're not alone. Social media "code challenges" have become a popular fad for not only beginning coders, but for those who looking to add a new set of skills to their advanced repertoire. I just happened to stumble across this blog post in my Medium feed, and needless to say I was hooked.
With minimal drawing skills, Eleftheria Batsou was able to create incredible graphics using the coding skills she was learning via this post "A Beginner's Guide to Pure CSS Images" and their free email course. What impressed me the most was how much she improved from her first image to her last, truly embodying the idea that anyone can code.
Her conclusion is as follows:
"This challenge helped me in so many different ways:
I got better at CSS/SCSS, I also learned about animations.
I learned new tools about colors, shapes, and animations.
I connected with people all around the world on Codepen, Twitter, and Youtube.
I shared my knowledge on Codepen and Youtube and I hope I helped and inspired other developers.
I learned to be more patient and focused on my image and my code rather than get distracted by little things.
I got better at time management.
I did not get better at drawing!"
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6:45pm - Panel Discussion featuring women tech leaders at WW
7:00pm - Audience Q&A
7:20pm - Networking continues over Light Food & Drinks
Topics for the evening will including WW's work with Android and the process of integrating with conversational AI such as Amazon's Alexa and Google Home. We will also discuss WW's recent rebranding and their employee resource groups like Women in Tech are helping WW's women engineers take their careers to the next level.
Also, WW is hiring! To learn more about WW and their open positions, visit their page on PowerToFly.
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About WW: WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encompass healthy eating, physical activity and positive mindset. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all.