Attended a two day conference on Ruby learning about the future of Ruby. This included some introduction on how you can incorporate functional programming into a Ruby proect and some alternative platforms to Rails.
Attended a two day conference learning about the latest in CSS and JS technology and best practices. Including accessibility, virtual reality, mobile optimisation and security.
Weekend full of tutorials on Test Driven Development in Ruby, Agile development and pair programming. With talks from Rails girls alumni.
Online course on Google Analytics Academy. Including marketing strategies, what to report and why. I then implemented this onto a company website which provide important data to the key stakeholders.
I won a workshop through YOW on how to present at a conference run by Damien Conway. This day long intensive workshop went through many tech presentation techniques and critiques.
Attended YOW a 2 day technology conference. Say talks on topics such as HTTP2, agile development and machine learning.
Voulenteered to speak at Ruby or Rails Newbie night, I gave a lightning talk on how I got into programming.
I had an article published by SitePoint, a platform for professional web developers to share their knowledge. The article was on colour accessiblity and how common Bootstrap falls short.
Completed an online course with distinction average results through Plural Sight. It covered the fundamentals of HTTP including the client server model, headers, connections and cookies.
Completed a course on web accessibility through the University of South Australia with a distinction average. Centered around how to audit a site for accessibility problems and how to fix them.
Spent a weekend away hacking on things, playing games and going for nature walks at Rails camp in Brisbane. I worked on my Mouseguard site which I built after the role playing game with maps where you can add pin points and descriptions.
Week long course through Perl Australia learning the fundamentals of the Perl programming language and others in general. Going through and extending many programming examples and helping others with theirs.
Completed a statistics and R programming language course through Coursera and Johns Hopkins University.
Went to a full day conference on Amazon Web Services, learning about servers, load balancing and buckets. Later I logged on to an account and did some practice exercises setting up EC2 instances and granting permissions.