Now that my internship is coming to an end, I reflected on everything I’ve learned these past months and the people that shared this journey with me.

Here’s a couple of things I would’ve liked to have said to myself when this all started:

Hi, Ale.

First of all, congratulations on being…


(This story is part of the assignments for my internship at Nearsoft by Encora. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Real Clients and Users: Week 2)

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As this month comes to an end, I’ve been reflecting on…


(This story is part of the assignments for my internship at Nearsoft by Encora. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. )

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No Silver Bullet — Essence and Accident in Software Engineering 🖥

No Silver Bullet is one of the essays by Fred Brooks on The Mythical Manmoth. In it…


(This story is part of the assignments for my internship at Nearsoft by Encora. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Your Personal Brand: Week 4)

This is the last phase of my internship at Encora, during this…


(This story is part of the assignments for my internship at Nearsoft by Encora. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Your Personal Brand: Week 4)

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This month, I learned a lot about interviews: how to train for…


(This story is part of the weekly assignments for my internship at Nearsoft by Encora. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey.)

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Here’s a few insights of the first 8 chapters of Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann…


(This story is part of the weekly assignments for my internship at Nearsoft by Encora. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Your Personal Brand: Week 3)

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This last couple of weeks, I shifted my learning of JavaScript…


(This story is part of the weekly assignments for my internship at Nearsoft. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Your Personal Brand: Week 2)

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“It is only against the big waves that they are required to use…


(This story is part of the weekly assignments for my internship at Nearsoft. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Your Personal Brand: Week 1)

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Design Patterns

Design Patterns are “a toolkit of solutions to common problems in software design.”…


(This story is part of the weekly assignments for my internship at Nearsoft. I hope that some of the insights I learned this week can help others in their learning journey. Previously: Contributing to Open Source : Week 6)

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The weeks before a race or the month before an important…

Alejandra Bricio

26 yo. Self-Taught Software Developer. I write about Career Change, Women in Tech and anything exciting I’m working on.

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