Key Points From This Episode:
- An introduction to Alex, the brand-new panel member.
- Why traditional education did not suit Alex, and his introduction to programming.
- Alex’s 15-year stint in the theater space and what led him back to development.
- The moment that Alex started to think of himself as a developer.
- How reframing his resume made people in the development world take notice of Alex.
- Learnings that Alex had in his first job as purely a developer, and his first experience with Vue.
- Alex’s childhood dreams, and what he discovered later on in life that he really wanted to do.
- How Alex became the organizer of two Vue meetups in the space of one month.
- Benefits of web development, compared to more traditional programming jobs.
- A major difference between theater and other art forms and how this links to the programming world.
- “Debugging” in the world of theater.
- The value in reading other peoples’ code.
- Picks of the week from the whole cast; reaction videos, video games and series included.
- “I had been working for years and years trying to figure out what it was that I wanted. I really wanted to be able to help people and solve problems.” — @EnjoyTheVueCast [0:23:15]
- “If web has proven anything, is that if this is something you want to do and you want to be in, there's room for you.” — @EnjoyTheVueCast [0:28:03]
- “The only stupid questions are the ones that you don't ask.” — @EnjoyTheVueCast [0:28:31]