:: By Dain Miller ::

All Q&A, All Day! JavaScript, Freelancing, Clients, & How to Handle Challenges as a Developer

Dain Miller

Quick note: I recommend listening to this episode at 1.25 – 1.5 speed! It’s a long episode, so it’s a great time to experiment with increasing the speed to get more listening done!

We cover Questions on Javascript, Freelancing, How to Learn, Job Interviews, How to Handle Ageism in Tech, & everything else!

Topics covered:
– The State of React in 2017
– The Best JS Frameworks to Learn for 2017
– How to split backend and frontend for complex apps
– The FASTEST Way to Learn JavaScript
– How to get your first freelance client – step by step
– How to charge and structure freelance client work
– How to deliver work to a client
– How to handle ageism and other potentially destructive negative emotions related to your career
– How to be adaptable in the face of challenge
– How to “manage up the chain of command”

Supplementary reference materials:
https://github.com/acdlite/react-fiber-architecture
https://github.com/facebook/react
https://medium.com/javascript-scene/top-javascript-frameworks-topics-to-learn-in-2017-700a397b711#.a0crjpyq8
https://vuejs.org/
https://www.meteor.com/
https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Loss_leader
http://okdork.com/2014/07/22/actions-techniques-to-go-from-0-to-your-first-1k-with-freelancing/
http://javascriptweekly.com/
http://rubyweekly.com/
My Web Dev Sample Proposal
http://blog.careerfoundry.com/career-change/pricing-freelancer/
http://www.creativeboom.com/tips/tips-on-how-much-to-charge-for-freelance-work/

Email me for more info on our web development coaching programs! miller.dain@gmail.com

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