• TechyRey Paris
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    Lessons learned in 2019

    From taking over Leeds Frontend, getting let go as a junior developer, to carving the beginning of my career and landing a junior role in management. This year has been extraordinary for my tech life! I wanted to do a full reflection of 2019 and what I have learnt.   The truth came to light in Richard Branson’s quote: “If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later.” – Leeds Frontend Meetup  My friend and I took over Leeds Frontend Meetup early 2019 as the previous organiser unfortunately didn’t have time to run it. We both had never ran…

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    Event: How to kick start your coding career!

    Back in September, we (Junior Hub!) hosted an event called ‘How to kick start your coding career’. The idea was conceived when my friend and I discovered that many people who came to our Leeds Frontend meetups were looking to get into coding and didn’t know where to start. We were very happy that people were using the Leeds Frontend meetups as a platform to get started, but we thought that a specialised event geared towards this premise would be of greater help, so we put on a free event for the Junior Hub community!  The Junior Hub tag line being: ‘There is no such thing as a silly question’. A bit about Junior Hub: Junior…