It was never a given for me to apply for a coding Bootcamp, but am I happy I did? Without a doubt!

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Photo by Clément H on Unsplash

I’ve peeked at courses in programming off and on for a few years, never really been able to decide if it would be fun or not, what level or language to go for. HTML, Javascript, Expressions for After Effects? Still enjoying animation as a profession I wasn’t even sure what to use those skills for. Then spring 2020 hit the freelancing me and suddenly I had a lot more time on my hands and a wide-open fall. So education seemed like a smart move. But there are so many areas I would love to go deeper into and brand new ones to study, so what should I pick? Then Technigo frontend Bootcamp caught my eyes. A 24-week program, halftime pace, which meant I could keep freelancing, it wasn't for too long and I would get something very concrete from it. …

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Example of animation in CSS

Animation has a special place in my heart, and probably always will. Years after taking my first trembling steps in the world of animation and motion design I’m still amazed by the feeling of giving life to a still object. But what if, instead of the viewers just looking at it, they could interact with it?

This intriguing thought is one of the reasons I’m now taking up coding again. I built my first webpage at the age of 11 and loved it. But when I later struggled with building an animation portfolio, I stopped and started using templates instead. …


Cornelia Ryås

Frontend developer student at Technigo Bootcamp with a background in motion design. My portfolio:

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