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MJS 054: Gordon Zhu

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Panel: Charles Max Wood Guest: Gordon Zhu This week on My JavaScript Story, Charles speaks with Gordon Zhu. Gordon is the founder of Watch and Code. The mission of the company is to take total beginners and turn them into amazing developers. He first got into programming by trying to avoid programming. He studied business in college and was really interested in the internet, leading him to have to learn coding. He talks about the importance of being focused, especially in the beginning, and the ability to figure things out. In particular, we dive pretty deep on: Watch and Code How did you first get into programming? Studied business in college Peak Two different eras of programmers There is more than one way to get into programming Culture is promoting a new way of thinking about technology Black Mirror How did you get into JavaScript? Marketing, product management, and engineering Angular Tried to avoid JS and focused on Python Importance of focus The ability to figure things out How to spend your time in the beginning Current focus Focus gives you freedom Reading a lot of code What are you proud of? And much, much more! Links: JavaScript Watch and Code Peak Black Mirror Angular Python @Gordon_Zhu Practical JavaScript Picks Charles 4k Camcorder 25 ft XLR Cables Zoom H6 Roland R-09 USB-C Dongle Docking Station ScreenFlow PB Works Gordon How I Built This podcast Stay Tuned with Preet podcast

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28 Mar 2018