Madison Kanna talks with John and Dan about her journey to becoming a coder, and the ways she tries to help others learn to code through Code Book Club and other resources like FreeCodeCamp.

Helping Developers Learn to Code

const podcast = { 
  episode: 108,
  title: 'Helping Developers Learn to Code',
  topics: [ 
    'code', 'training', 'developers',
  guest: 'Madison Kanna'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa','Dan Wahlin'

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Madison Kanna @MadisonKanna

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  • 01:45 Guest introduction
  • 03:49 Is college important?
  • 06:52 Resources to get started
  • 10:09 Sponsor: Raygun
  • 10:46 What does Freecodecamp offer?
  • 11:37 What is Code Book Club?
  • 15:57 You Don't Know JS series
  • 19:43 Working in cyber security
  • 22:10 Work and passion time management
  • 23:26 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 24:29 Any tips for learning coding?
  • 29:41 Final thoughts

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