Solomon Nwante - Full Stack Self Assesment

Week 1 & 2: July 12 & July 19

Overview of Things Learned:

Technical Skills:

  • Javascript (Ember.js)
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • Plugin Development for Discourse

Tools:

  • Discourse
  • Gsuite
  • Asana
  • Slack

Soft Skills:

  • Self-motivation
  • Team Collaboration
  • Communication

Meetings Attended:

  • FS Leads Training, 7/14
  • UX/UI Team Leads, 7/15
  • FS Team 1 Introductory Meeting, 7/16
  • FS New Leads Pathway Brainstorming and Planning, 7/17
  • FS Weekly Planning Meeting, 7/19
  • FS Team 1 Team Meeting, 7/20
  • Industry Mentor Meeting with James, 7/21
  • FS Team 1 Team Meeting, 7/21
  • Industry Mentor Meeting with James, 7/23
  • FS Team 1 Team Meeting, 7/24

Achievement Highlights and Tasks Completed

  • Got all technologies ready and the team set to start development and assigned mini tasks to better prepare them for development on the discourse codebase
  • I ensured everybody got at least the basics of all tools.
  • Assisted some participants in Discourse Installation

Goals for Upcoming Week:

  • Start working on the discourse codebase
  • Finish mini tasks

Week 3: July 26

Overview of Things Learned:

Technical Skills:

  • Discourse Codebase
  • Theme Development for Discourse
  • Javascript(Ember.js)

Tools:

  • Asana
  • Trello
  • Discourse CLI
  • Github
  • Gsuite

Soft Skills:

  • Problem solving
  • Responsibility
  • Scheduling

Meetings Attended:

  • FS Leads Planning Meeting 07/26
  • FS Team 1 meeting 07/27
  • FS Team 1 meeting 07/29
  • Trello Office Hours 07/30
  • Industry Mentor Meeting 07/30
  • Fs leads Planning Meeting 07/30
  • FS Team 1 meeting 07/31

Achievement Highlights and Tasks Completed

  • Completed mini tasks.
  • Created the Trello boards and introduced Trello to the team
  • Migration over to Trello from Asana our old Project Management system.
  • Planned how to tackle our projects
  • Handed over PM role to Bijay , one of the participants then.

Goals for Upcoming Week:

  • Modify exisiting Fakebook theme for Discourse to understand more the makeup of Discourse themes.
  • Come up with further plans for theme development.
  • Recommend Bijay to Debleana to make him PM lead officially.

Week 4: August 2

Overview of Things Learned:

Technical Skills:

  • Version control
  • Javascript
  • Discourse Codebase
  • Discourse CLI
  • Discourse Theme Creator
  • HTML/CSS

Tools:

  • Trello
  • Slack
  • Gsuite
  • Github
  • Discourse Codebase
  • Visual studio code

Soft Skills:

  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability
  • Persistence

Meetings Attended:

  • Fully Stacked Team Meeting 08/03
  • Python webinar for beginners 08/03
  • GitHub webinar 08/03
  • Fully Stacked Team Meeting 08/05
  • FS Leads Meeting 08/06
  • Fully Stacked Team Meeting 08/07

Achievement Highlights and Tasks Completed

  • Bijay was officially made PM Lead
  • Our team name updated to Fully Stacked
  • Developed wire frame for our project, which was brought life by Bijay
  • Divided team into sub teams to begin development next week and assigned tasks with respect to the project.

Goals for Upcoming Week:

  • Complete theme development project
  • Complete the task assigned to my sub team
  • Start Debugging

Week 5 August 9

Overview of Things Learned:

Technical Skills:

  • Theme Development
  • Command Line Interface Development
  • Git Version Control
  • Debugging

Tools:

  • Github
  • Gsuite
  • VS Code
  • Slack
  • Trello

Soft Skills:

  • Decision making
  • Brainstorming
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Design
  • Creativity
  • Mentorship

Meetings Attended:

  • Sub Team 2 meeting 08/10
  • FS Checkup with Debaleena 08/11
  • Fully Stacked Team meeting 08/15

Achievement Highlights and Tasks Completed

  • Completed tasks assigned to my sub team
  • Completed theme development project
  • Started debugging.

Goals for Upcoming Week:

  • Finish debugging
  • Start planning for presentation

Week 6 and Beyond August 16

Overview of Things Learned:

Technical Skills:

  • Theme Development
  • Command Line Interface Development
  • Git Version Control
  • Debugging

Tools:

  • Github
  • Gsuite
  • VS Code
  • Slack
  • Trello

Soft Skills:

  • Decision making
  • Brainstorming
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Design
  • Creativity
  • Mentorship

Meetings Attended:

  • Fully Stacked Team meeting 08/17
  • Fully Stacked Team meeting 08/19
  • Fully Stacked Team meeting 08/21
  • Full Stack Leads meeting 08/21
  • FS Team 1 meeting with industry mentor 08/21
  • Pre presentation meeting 08/24
  • Pre presentation meeting 08/25
  • Presentation to VP of Intel 08/26
  • Final Presentation to Debaleena 08/26

Achievement Highlights and Tasks Completed

  • Finished debugging
  • Planned for presentation
  • Made final presentation.
  • Learnt a lot of tools and soft skills I don’t before.
  • Completed the session attending all meetings
  • Got commendation for providing maximum assistance.
  • Developed Leadership skills
  • Improved in communication skills and teamwork

Goals for Upcoming Session:

  • Dive deep into Vanilla JS
  • Learn Frameworks like React.JS and Vue.JS
  • Advance in back-end technologies.
  • Dive deep into Discourse theme development.