A Question of Code

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Summary

A fascinating first-hand account of tech mentorship

Show Notes

This week we got to speak with Amber Wilson. Amber is a front end engineer with 3 years experience and an interest in lots of things to do with the web. Right now she's especially interested in accessibility, security, and performance. And in this episode we were able to grill her about the specifics of having (and being) a mentor.

We've spoken about the power of mentoring a lot on this show, and this episode is a fascinating look into the reality of tech mentoring. How did Amber find her mentor? What does that mentoring look like? And how much does Amber think  Find out all this and more in this week's true-life instalment of A Question of Code.

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What is A Question of Code?

A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?