Sophia Khan is in the first half of her Front-End Engineering course on our Indianapolis campus. She has been chronicling her experience learning to code on her blog, and detailing her challenges and triumphs as she works her way through the course. After her first week, she took some time to reflect on the process so far.
“I can see why people find coding addicting. There’s something intoxicating about the process of struggling through an issue until you reach that ‘Aha’ moment in which everything comes together,” she said. “It’s frustrating and demoralizing — but then in the space of an instant, intensely gratifying. Having finished week one at The Iron Yard, I feel the addiction beginning. Each new project started has the potential for that ‘Aha’ moment where it all comes together.”