From Classical Musician to Software Developer w/ Jessica Wilkins

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Episode notes

In this episode we chat with Jessica Wilkins, a former classical musician who came across an awesome opportunity in software development through technical writing. Questions we covered include:

  • What do you do now, how did you get to where you are today?

  • How did you transition into tech, how did platforms like FreeCodeCamp help with the transition and create strong connections in the community? What was it like coming from a non-technical background?

  • Were there parallels between being a classical musician and learning to code? How were you able to pull from previous knowledge to assist with the learning process?

  • Other tips for folks just starting out with their dev career?

  • What technologies and/or tools are you focused on right now or excited about?

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