Learning React

New Year, New Language!

After recently finishing the Front End Web Development track, I was initially looking into learning Ruby next. However, I think React will be good to learn first (although I’m not sure I can explain why).

In any case, I like the feeling of starting with a clean slate.

Learning Spanish, Italian, and ASL

Last week I downloaded Duolingo and started learning Spanish. I took two years of Spanish in middle, which was the mandatory number of years one needed to take a language, and chose Spanish because the consensus was it was the easiest.

I did not do well (I think I got mostly C’s and maybe even a few D’s), probably due to the fact that I did not care about learning another language. I loved English and writing in school, and eventually went on to teach myself several computer languages on my own and in college (and beyond), including (in order):

  • HTML
  • Java
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Swift

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