Shaheer - Full Stack Pathway - Self Assessment

Self Assessment #1

Things Learned:

Programming:

  • Learned about using Hashes in Ruby
  • Learned a bit more of git and learned how to use github desktop

Productivity Tools:

  • Learned about Google calendar notifications
  • Learned about certain Asana notifications

Achievement Highlights:

  • Implemented a Ruby class
  • Installed Discourse plugins

List of Meetings:

  • (7/15) First meeting
  • (7/21) Industry Mentor meeting
  • (7/22) Discourse codebase meeting

Goals:

  • Be punctual and ready for future meetings
  • Complete all Asana tasks early (or at least on time)
  • Get more familiar with discourse code base
  • Become a git master! (or at least be functional :))

Self Assessment #2

  • Things I’ve Learned
    • Technical Area: Learned more about structure of Discourse codebase
    • Tools: Discourse, Google Calendar, GitHub
    • Soft Skills: Learned to communicate more effectively through group chats (Slack)
  • Three Achievement Highlights
    • Joined Stem-Away organization on github
    • Gained access to my FS team’s github repository
    • Helped another member catch up on meeting he was unable to attend
  • Meetings Attended
    • Discourse Theme Development Intro/Review
    • Javascript Overview & Theme Brainstorming
    • Split into SubTeam Meeting
  • Goals for the Upcoming Week
    • Finish up any technical guides (e.g. Discourse theme guide) we have been provided with as a team
    • Become comfortable with command line git
  • Detailed Statement of Tasks Done
    • Joined the subteam of the Discourse Theme I want to work on

Self Assessment #3

  • Things I’ve Learned
    • Technical Area: Developing Discourse Themes, CLI, Theme Creator
    • Tools: Discourse, Google Calendar, GitHub
    • Soft Skills: Learned to communicate more effectively through group chats (Discord), Learned to focus better in meetings, Learned to manage time better
  • Three Achievement Highlights
    • Fixed Discourse situation by reinstalling after encountering error (couldn’t run local instance)
    • Made first Github repo with an MIT license
    • Still made it to sub-team meeting after unforeseen scheduling change
  • Meetings Attended
    • FS Team 2 Meeting
    • Team 1 Subteam Meeting
    • Runtime Terror Meeting
  • Goals for the Upcoming Week
    • Help finish sub-team’s discourse theme
    • Get at least halfway through Javascript course on codeacademy
  • Detailed list of Tasks Done:
    • Joined team discord server
    • Finished Theme Creator/CLI tutorial

Self Assessment #4

  • Things I’ve Learned
    • Technical Area: Structure of STEM-Away site
    • Tools: Inspect Element on Google Chrome
    • Soft Skills: Increased mindfulness of time as a limited resource
  • Three Achievement Highlights
    • Inspected STEM-Away website
    • Attended informal Discord meetings
    • Got out of mental rut
  • Meetings Attended
    • Runtime Terror Meeting (8/12)
    • Runtime Terror Meeting (8/17)
  • Goals for the Upcoming Week
    • Don’t miss a single formal meeting
  • Detailed list of Tasks Done:

Self Assessment #5

  • Things I’ve Learned
    • Technical Area: Structure of STEM-Away site
    • Tools: Inspect Element
    • Soft Skills: Presentation ability
  • Three Achievement Highlights
    • Completed a STEM-Away session
    • Was one of first to choose presentation parts (didn’t wait till last minute)
    • Prepared part in presentation
  • Meetings Attended
    • Industry Mentor Meeting
    • Preparing Final Presentation Meeting
    • Industry Mentor Meeting
    • Subteam 1 Meeting
    • Presentation Dry Run
  • Goals for the Upcoming Week
    • N/A
  • Detailed list of Tasks Done:
    • Prepared for presentation