– is a self-taught developer that never went to college. After high school he worked many different jobs in art including production assistant, production coordinator, lighting designer and technician. During that time he taught himself how to code. Today he does frontend development using Vue.js. Alex is very active in the community where he is the co-organizer of the Atlanta VueJS meetup and the PyAtl Meetup.
Alex talks about how he transitioned from working in theatre arts to becoming a self taught developer. He also talks about diversity and inclusion and tech and what can be done to improve in this area.
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