Closing in on Christmas 🎄… and graduation(😱💥🎊). The other day we got a short introduction and brief to our final project and do I have to tell you that my mind started racing? In this case it was in a good way, though. But there is so much to do before graduation, and so much more to learn…
…and what about finding a job? 😬

The biggest benefit of joining a bootcamp has been the roadmap of relevant knowledge being drawn out for you, and every week being filled with projects, labs and guest lectures to maintain a fast pace…


These last weeks I feel like something happened. My process was suddenly very clear, and things just seem to fall into place. When I think about a project, what I want to achieve and how I should approach a problem, the path seems so .. straight forward. Ironically the labyrinth we created this week is spot on — if you get to the end you’ll understand 😌.

Of course I still get stuck, overwhelmed and ridiculously angry over things not going my way, and I still feel like an imposter some days. But maybe, just maybe, some of those feelings…


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This week we passed the half way mark of the bootcamp. I can’t even explain how fast everything just runs by when you enter a new magical world. Because that’s how it feels. Magical.

Even though I know there’s nothing magical about coding (really, it’s only logic and an exact combination of characters), there is nothing with more magic shimmer to it than the moment when it all suddenly ✨works✨.

However, the task of this week was to create a mobile app with React Native, and let’s just say that this project was the spirit of Voldemort. React Native has…


These past two weeks I think I’ve probably done as many Google-searches as I normally do in a few months(!). So many questions, so much typing! React and JSX is super fun and very logic, but there are parts that don’t seem to sink in as easily as others…

I can’t even count the number of times that I created an infinite loop and got my browser to 💥, or waiting for values that never appear to change in asynchronous state-functions. 🐌

However, somehow I managed to create a couple of new sites anyway! 🏆 I’ll have a little demo-section…


It’s been 84 years… of HTML, CSS and Vanilla JS until we got introduced to React. Just kidding. These past 10 weeks has flown by quicker than I could ever imagine, and just as the arrow function and if-statements were starting to feel like home we’re heading into new territory.

To start with, you need to grasp that you’ll suddenly build stuff using code blocks that is very similar to Lego-blocks, instead of trying to mold one big piece of plastic. In that way it’s easier to set different settings for each block and create diversity between the blocks.

We’re…


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As a task on the Front-End Developer Bootcamp I’m currently attending we were to create a blog, or some sort of diary to document our progress. I’ve been giving this a lot of thought, thinking that my reflections were too personal or simply too boring to publish. But then, as I was browsing the internet for solutions for my current project, it hit me: For every problem I stumble upon, someone made a piece of content that would help me.

As I consider myself a professional online lurker, and as one of the main rules of developing is ‘Do not…

Karin Nordkvist

I'm a happy (and a bit nerdy 🤓 ) conceptual creator with roots in the Graphic Design Industry. I feel like this is just the beginning of something big ...

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