Jasmine Greenaway joins us to talk about her journey into learning to code, how she started teaching, how teaching intersects with coding, knowing when to provide an answers vs pushing for more questions, and her book, Fundamentals for Self Taught Programmers.

Direct link to the episode.



Recording date: 11/15/2023

Brought to you by

  • AG Grid


  • Narwhal

    Visit nx.dev to get the preeminent open-source toolkit for monorepo development, today.

    Narwhal logo



  • 00:28 Welcome
  • 02:11 Introducing Jasmine Greenaway
  • 05:32 What sticks out to you on your learning journey into coding?
  • 08:15 How did you get into teaching?
  • 10:00 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:50 Do you remember your first time in front of a classroom?
  • 15:58 Are there common themes in people wanting to learn to code?
  • 18:11 Sponsor: Narwhal
  • 18:44 How do you know when to give an answers vs ask more questions?
  • 21:45 What are some good starting points with web development?
  • 24:04 How has AI effected teaching?
  • 28:21 How does teaching intersect with developer relations at Microsoft?
  • 30:24 Writing a book called Fundamentals for Self Taught Programmers
  • 32:55 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.