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Two noob web devs talking, interviewing, and discussing: ideas, problems, and experiences in embarking into the world of web development.
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NoobDev Talks: The Brandon Norsworthy Arc
Yo peoples! In this episode, we have Brandon Norsworthy, fellow graduate of the UT Full Stack Bootcamp and a Software Engineer at Zeal IT Consultants. Brandon has been a developer since he was a youngster and has a ton of insight on landing your first job after graduating bootcamp. Brandon was in the cohort right after Jose and I and also got Christian a job at Zeal! Take some notes! You can find our episode with Christian earlier in the previous Season. Guest: Brandon Norsworthy LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandonnorsworthy/ As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
28:58
March 14, 2022
The Noobs have grown! Recap and Revamp for the New Year β˜€οΈ
Whattup peoples! In this episode, we recap over our last year and what's been going on a little bit in our professional lives as developers. We plan on recording episodes on a regular basis very soon now that Jose has started his gig at Liberty Mutual. Hope you enjoy the episode!Β  Shameless Plug: PahPow: https://www.pahpow.com/ areverywhere: https://www.areveryware.com/ As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
26:29
February 05, 2022
Episode 18 - Quality Questions with Marie V
18th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks In this episode, we have our guest, Marie Valdovinos, a FullStack Dev BootCamp graduate! Marie has been through the struggles as many other devs have on the path to becoming an employed developer after bootcamp! We ask Marie a few questions about her early career, what her experience was like going through a BootCamp, her feelings after the BootCamp, and everything in between. Since this recording back in December, Marie is employed with Trilogy! Congrats Marie! As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Marie Valdovinos https://www.linkedin.com/in/marie-valdovinos-a616b21b1/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
28:17
January 21, 2022
Episode 17 - Quality Questions with Megan Lo
17th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks In this episode, we have our guest, Megan Lo, Associate Software Engineer at Olive! Megan has great insight on the path to becoming a software engineer, and has a lot of good information about the process! We ask Megan a few questions about her early career, what it's like being a woman in tech, her experience with going to a coding bootcamp, and everything in between. She even asked us a few questions as well - you will definitely be seeing Megan on future episodes as a co-host soon. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Megan Lo https://www.linkedin.com/in/megan-s-lo/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
55:13
November 19, 2021
Episode 16 - Quality Questions with Darren Yu
16th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, we have our guest, Darren Yu, Former Professional eSports Project Manager! Darren has a lot of crucial information for college students and graduates, it's not specifically catered to tech but extremely beneficial for students! We ask Darren a few questions about his volunteer work, what pushed him towards project management, what makes him stand out, and everything in between. Darren is also a math wiz!! As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Darren Yu https://www.linkedin.com/in/darren-yu/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
34:31
November 05, 2021
Episode 15 - Back to the Roots
15th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, Jose and Adam provide an update of their lives and what's going on. Overview of our progress with three.js, job hunting, our feelings on our recent interviews, a short discussion about Jose's first experience watching the Grand Beatbox Battle live stream, and everything in between! As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts - Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
29:28
October 26, 2021
Episode 14 - Quality Questions with Thressa N.
14th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, we have our guest, Thressa Nichols, Head of People Operations and Talent at Groundspeed Analytics! Thressa has had numerous positions involved in HR and dealing with the recruitment process! We ask Thressa a few questions about her journey in HR, thoughts on the current hiring process, how it feels to be a recruiter in tech, and all the things in between. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Thressa Nichols https://www.linkedin.com/in/thressanichols/ Shine & Rise:Β  https://www.shinerise.org/ Groundspeed Jobs:Β  https://jobs.lever.co/groundspeed/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
24:52
October 18, 2021
Episode 13 - Quality Questions with Lloyd S.
13th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, we have our guest, Lloyd Sykes, Software Engineer at Etsy! Lloyd has had numerous roles throughout his career and offers plenty of foresight and knowledge to the path of becoming a software engineer! We ask Lloyd a few questions regarding how he got into software development, what his experience was like getting his first job at a large company like URBN, what he's doing now at Etsy, and all the things in between.Β  As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Lloyd Sykes https://www.linkedin.com/in/lloyd-w-sykes/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
45:12
October 11, 2021
Episode 12 - Quality Questions with Himanshu T.
12th episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, we have our guest, Himanshu Tandon, Founding Team member of Minos Labs! Himanshu and the Minos Labs team are set on getting 5000 graduates into their first development job! We ask Himanshu a few questions regarding what the beginnings were like for Minos Labs, how this program is beneficial for BootCamp and University graduates, and what he likes to do in his spare time. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Himanshu Tandon https://www.linkedin.com/in/himanshu-t/ Minos Labs: https://www.minoslabs.com/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
24:51
October 05, 2021
Episode 11 - Quality Questions with Luciano M.
Eleventh episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, we have our guest, Luciano Mammino, Senior Architect at fourTheorem and co-author of Node.js Design Patterns! Luciano is a well experienced Software Engineer with a passion for programming. We ask Luciano a few questions regarding his time with his i386, his path into becoming a Senior Software Architect, and his passion for Node.js.Β  As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Luciano Mammino https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucianomammino/ fourTheorem: https://www.fourtheorem.com/ Node.js Design Patters: https://www.nodejsdesignpatterns.com/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5iwGgHCIbhnCzKjhrwelhh?si=21681becd61c4604
38:02
September 28, 2021
Episode 10 - Quality Questions with Caitlin H.
Tenth episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode, we have our guest, Caitlin Hartung, Head HR, and Product Design Lead at theCOOP! Caitlin is an experienced Personal Trainer and a General Assembly UX bootcamp graduate! We ask Caitlin a few questions about why she decided to be a UX Designer, how her experience at theCOOP has helped her as a Designer, and what influences her designing choices. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Caitlin Hartung LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caitlinhartung/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/38quMK1eeB05zjRzn7iNfu?si=35568ae3bb8b44d9
34:31
September 24, 2021
Episode 9 - Quality Questions with Patrick O.
Ninth episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode we have our guest, Patrick O'Hern, a former COOPER! Patrick is a former engineer from theCOOP and a General Assembly bootcamp graduate! We ask Patrick a few questions about what influenced his career change, how his experience in theCOOP helped him in his job quest, and how his first week at his new job has been. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Patrick O'Hern Patrick LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-ohern/ Send us a message or connection! Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/38quMK1eeB05zjRzn7iNfu?si=35568ae3bb8b44d9
33:22
September 15, 2021
Episode 8 - Quality Questions with Christian H
Eighth episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode we have our guest, Christian Henry from Trilogy Education! Christian is a Teaching Assistant with Trilogy and also a fellow bootcamp graduate. We ask Christian a few questions about how he got into coding, what he did before becoming part of Trilogy and what he has learned so far in his journey as a Teaching Assistant.Β  As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Christian Henry Send us a message or connection! Christian LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-henry5/ Fantasy Football Project from Christian: https://ff-draft-buddy.herokuapp.com/ Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/38quMK1eeB05zjRzn7iNfu?si=35568ae3bb8b44d9
37:23
September 10, 2021
Episode 7 - Quality Questions with Zach G
Seventh episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode we have our guest, Zach Grumet from theCOOP! Zach is a Product Manager at theCOOP and a UX graduate from General Assembly with a diverse professional background. We ask Zach a few questions about how he got into Product Management, what he did before becoming part of theCOOP team and what he has learned so far in his journey as a Product Manager. We plan to have more members of theCOOP on future episodes so they can share their experiences. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Zach Grumet Send us a message or connection! Zach LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zachgrumet/ theCOOP: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coop-cc/ Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2HNXnWTyPgtRQabSBvC9JW?si=65f84976b88b45b0
29:01
August 23, 2021
Episode 6 - Quality Questions with Dylan
Sixth episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode we have our guest, Dylan from theCOOP! Dylan is also a graduate from UT Austin Coding bootcamp like Jose and myself. We ask Dylan a few questions about what he has been doing since graduation and what his first day at theCOOP was like. We plan to have more members of theCOOP on future episodes so they can share their experiences.Β  As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Dylan Casanova Send us a message or connection! Dylan LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dylan-casanova-7b8b37211/ theCOOP: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coop-cc/ Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2HNXnWTyPgtRQabSBvC9JW?si=65f84976b88b45b0
31:13
August 09, 2021
Episode 5 - Quality Questions with Stephanie
Fifth episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks On this episode we have our first guest, Stephanie from theCOOP! We ask Stephanie a variety of questions, from her experience getting into UI/UX design as well as what the goal of theCOOP is. We plan to have more members of theCOOP on future episodes so they can share their experiences. Also, Jose is back from his vacation in Mexico.Β  We will definitely have Stephanie on for future episodes. As always, thanks for listening! Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Guest - Stephanie Perez Send us a message or connection! Stephanie LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-nicole/ theCOOP: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coop-cc/ Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2HNXnWTyPgtRQabSBvC9JW?si=65f84976b88b45b0
36:14
August 02, 2021
Episode 4 - We have our tickets! ft. Jose on Vacation.
Fourth episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks Jose and I have our tickets for this 2 week sprint and are getting them completed bit by bit. Week one is over of the sprint and Jose has made great progress. I'm still trying to figure out the logic for the progress bar! Lots of challenges for the both of us but we welcome the learning experience. Also, Jose is living is up in Mexico for the rest of this week, well deserved vacation my friend.Β  We hope to have a guest on the next episode! Thanks for listening. Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! theCOOP: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coop-cc/ Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ Adam LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4qNiihnqivPfzEUNx1Ei39?si=2cb089fb05d44cac
27:34
July 27, 2021
Episode 3 - Onboarding completed. Coding initiated.
Third episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks Our full week of onboarding and being bystanders is over. We have been assigned tasks and we're going in! Hopefully we don't break everything. Just to add, the entire team at theCOOP has been awesome and very welcoming to entry developers like Jose and I. We're both extremely excited for the challenges and learning experiences to come. Next episode will possibly have a team member on as a guest! Thanks for listening.Β  Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! theCOOP: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coop-cc/ Jose LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ₯ŠπŸ™πŸΉπŸ’₯ AdamΒ  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ y.at: https://y.at/πŸ’»βž•πŸ§ πŸ‘Œ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0EwvLnEi0lNRxqWTI92Gyt?si=bbb4d1e55bf74ec1
37:22
July 20, 2021
Episode 1 - Intro to NoobDev
First episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks General Info about what this podcast will be about and what is to come. We'll continue to upload new podcasts each week to discuss topics regarding our experience being entry developers. Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! Jose: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ Adam: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2VE8NPOXUeAJaTmprGZ8BQ?si=9aabf983d71046e0
20:35
July 12, 2021
Episode 2 - We workin' - kinda.
Second episode for our podcast: NoobDev Talks Update on our job search situation, we're not technically working for money, but we're getting experience with a great group of developers. Some info on how our week has been going - next episode will be full after we go through our first week on a development team. Co Hosts- Jose Rivera & Adam Reed aka Adam Not Cheese Send us a message or connection! Jose: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseriverathedev/ Adam: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-reed1/ Music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2VE8NPOXUeAJaTmprGZ8BQ?si=9aabf983d71046e0
31:08
July 12, 2021