HTML, VB .NET and C# using Visual Studio 2022
These are tools and languages for building software. HTML structures web pages, while VB .NET and C# create applications. Visual Studio 2022 is where code is written and tested.
As a version control platform, GitHub allows me to effectively manage and collaborate on coding projects. I leverage GitHub to store, track changes, and share my code repositories, ensuring seamless collaboration with teammates and enabling efficient code reviews.
Working well with different teams and explaining technical ideas to non-technical people is important for projects to succeed.
Being able to understand difficult problems and come up with smart solutions helps create software that works well.
Being Adaptable and Quick to Learn
Learning about new technologies helps me use new tools and frameworks as technology changes
Once I graduated, I've applied to more than 20 jobs per week with 1-2 interviews per day. I would prioritize the inteviews in the morring and review my mistakes, add feedback and strengthen my applications in the afternoon. It took me 2 months before I landed on my first job. The job was as a programmer at a Finance Security Company, and later on I moved to work in an outsourcing project. It was pretty stressful, but I managed to keep my focus.
For the current job, I must say that having connections was very important. An international friend, who was working in a company and was going back to his home country, was looking for someone to take his role. The job was a Full Stack Developer for a Billing Software company, so with my background working in a Finance Security Company, it was a perfect match. I passed my resume to him and the team selected me for the position.
If I could advise my younger self, I would mention that school can be tough, but remember, mistakes are part of learning. Stay curious and explore different subjects. Don't hesitate to ask for help when needed.
As a conclusion, computer science has many opportunities. Remember to keep learning and stay curious, as the world is full of fascinating knowledge. Keep exploring and never stop learning.
For Computer Science, try look through Reddit or any other forum.
Bootcamp is also another good source for connection.