17
Sep
Write & Play

A Rebuilding Year

This video was sent to me by my mentor, which is perfect for what I need at the moment. I’ve started a new notebook so that I can write a goal, focus on it, then journal as much as possible to get my feeling onto paper and not the internet. I will share certain things […]

6
Jun

Resource: How Can I Learn to Code?

Recently I’ve been asked a couple of times where someone can learn how to code. It all depends on what you’d like to do! For me, I had a tech background so was interested in the full stack. From front end–design, UI, how the website looks and feels, as well as the backend–how the website […]

3
Apr

My First PAX East!

Ever since I started going to global game jams, watching more Twitch streams, joining more gaming discord communities and getting familiar in the game development world, I’ve been wanting to go to more conventions. I went to NY Comic Con last year which was a blast, so this year I decided to go to my […]

23
Jan

Trying New Things: Global Game Jam

This weekend is the Global Game Jam at Microsoft NYC and my former colleague convinced me to join him and friends to be on a team. It’s a great way to hold myself accountable to learn game development that I’ve mentioned in a previous post. I’m really excited to see how to plan it all: […]

10
Oct

New York Comic Con; My First Cosplay

In my spare time I very occasionally play Overwatch on PC, and my favorite character is someone I’d love to be if I was ever a video game character – Sombra (which means “shadow” in Spanish) a stealthy hacker who manipulates those in power. Ok, maybe I don’t want to manipulate anyone or cause terror, […]

11
Aug

Trying New Things: Game Development

When I did my coding boot camp at General Assembly, the first project we did was to create a game in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I loved writing out the idea for the story, finding and creating small bits of artwork, then writing out the actual code. It was only done in a week and […]

18
Jun

Slack Integrations

At my current job we always need to get a particular piece of information daily and post it to a slack channel. It only takes about ten minutes…but why even take ten minutes when it can take less than one? After all, the essence of being a developer is about working efficiently (and with my […]