Panel: Charles Max Wood
Guest: Sam Brennan
This week on My Angular Story, Charles speaks with Sam Brennan. Sam first got into programming when she was 9 years old and made a website using HTML and CSS. She learned to code from Codeacademy
, has gone on to be a part of ngGirls
, and has spoken at conferences, such as at ng-conf 2018 where she gave her talk on Reusable Animations
. They talk about how she found her passion for Angular
, the importance of not giving up when you are confused, and what she is proud of contributing to the community. They also touch on her involvement in ngGirls as a mentor, what she is working on currently, and more!
In particular, We dive pretty deep on:
- Adventures in Angular episode 184
- How did you first get into programming?
- Built a website at 9 years old
- Learned to code from Codeacademy
- Had to build a website in order to become ungrounded
- How did you get to where you are today?
- Not into programming at all originally
- Tour of Heroes
- Really fell in love with the Angular community
- What was your experience like at your first ng-conf 2017?
- If you are confused, go research it and figure it out!
- The atmosphere of the Angular community
- What have you done with Angular that you are particularly proud of?
- Working currently on a migration from AngularJS to Angular
- Done a lot of animations
- Loves her job as an ngGirls mentor
- Imposter syndrome
- What are you working on now?
- Angular Denver
- Headed into college this fall
- How to Get Your Kids to Code
- And much, much more!