From Zero to Hero with several years of Anguish - Bursting through barriers

A presentation at BuildStuff Ukraine in November 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000 by Debbie O'Brien

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From zero to hero Bursting through barriers with many years of anguish

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Debbie O’Brien Frontend Tech Lead @Patterson Agency Contributor @webpack Contributor @Nuxt Writer @Ultimate Courses Teacher @Vue School Media Developer Expert debs_obrien Debbie O’Brien

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Web design in 96

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Moved to Mallorca

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In the winter

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Back to studying PHP HTML CSS Photoshop

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Knocking on doors

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iPhone

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Adobe will kill Flash in 2020

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Tables everywhere

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CMS in php

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Wordpress

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Wordpress for everything

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First frontend role

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No money

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English teacher

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No money

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English teacher

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No money

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English teacher

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Job interviews React, Vue, Angular, webpack, Jest, Cypress……

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JavaScript

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The new frontend

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English teacher

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Constantly climbing

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Failure lack of success

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Guardian angel

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What is your dream?

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My dream is

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trivago

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Time to apply

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Build a booking engine in react

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Online Tech Degree

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goodbye teacher - hello student

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7 days a week 12 hours a day

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6 week booking engine

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Another challenge

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And Another Challenge

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Not Wordpress again

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Results are in

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My testimonial

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My testimonial

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My worst interview ever

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Peer reviews at Treehouse

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First Real Job

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bluekiri

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Treehouse

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Vue School

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I want to be a speaker

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Go out there and tell Stories

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My first time as a Speaker

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Imposter syndrome is back

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The voice never goes away

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Dreams do come true Write down your dreams

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Everything is possible

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You are awesome You can do whatever you put your mind to but you have to work hard for it nobody said it would be easy

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Thank you Debbie O’Brien Frontend Tech Lead Consultant and Teacher Open Source Contributor @debs_obrien