Mom Monday: Organizing Blog Posts

I spent a little time stalking professional bloggers this weekend. I want to make my posts more structured and systematic. Less organic and random, more ‘I-know-what-the-F-I’m-doing.’ Right? I think my current blogging trend highlights the randomness of my approach to learning recently. I’m using multiple resources and focusing on multiple related skill sets at that same…

Web Design Notes: Brackets, balsamiq, and Bay to Breakers

{ The teacher in me LOVES alliteration. } I’m sitting in bed, wrapped in KT tape and surrounded by ice packs. It’s a decade-old tradition for my dad and I to run Bay to Breakers, and this year I was not prepared. Still, it’s always a blast. To learn more about Web Design, I: Completed the…

Podcast Notes: Bootcamps & Being Frustrated

Updates Here’s the latest version of my first website: Here’s the first iteration: Applying CSS has definitely helped with the overall design. I’m continuing to learn, which is very exciting! (Sometimes it feels like I’m not making enough progress, but seeing these images side by side helps…) Podcast Takeaways Bootcamps I have never done a…

Podcast Notes: No Pro Bono & Make Friends

To learn more about the tech industry, I started following different folks on Twitter, but I’m not a consistent Twitter user… I find it pretty overwhelming. It could be that I started following a bunch of different people who do different things. More on that in a bit… So, I found some tech-specific podcasts that…

HTML Notes: Divs, Hashtags, Classes and Comments – Oh my!

To learn more about HTML, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “Programming for Entrepreneurs – HTML & CSS” by Pablo Farias Navarro. Practicing my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on the Lrn app whenever I have a free moment. This app is pretty cool. It’s free and covers everything from HTML to Ruby…

HTML Notes: My First Website

I’m certainly not done with my User Experience Design learning pathway, but I needed a break to focus more on doing than reading. To learn more about HTML, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “Programming for Entrepreneurs – HTML & CSS” by Pablo Farias Navarro. Practicing my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on…

Revisiting the Learning Pathway

Hitting Reset I was supposed to have a blog post ready for user experience design this week, but… I don’t have one. (My inner project manager is cringing and shaming…) I’m in the midst of an internal struggle – the good kind (that eventually accelerates your progress) – but it’s forcing me to reanalyze a…

UXD Notes: Creating a Sketch Artboard from a Mockup

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Taking the Udemy course “Sketch 3 from A to Z: Become an App Designer” by Joseph Angelo Todaro. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I…

UXD Notes: My First Sketch 3 Artboard

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Taking the Udemy course “Sketch 3 from A to Z: Become an App Designer” by Joseph Angelo Todaro. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I […]

UXD Notes: Sketch 3 Intro

To learn more about User eXperience Design, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “User Experience Fundamentals” by Joe Natoli. Taking the Udemy course “Sketch 3 from A to Z: Become an App Designer” by Joseph Angelo Todaro. According to the timeline I created in a previous post (this is my inner the project manager speaking), I…