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Scrimba Town hall 1/2/2021

In this week's Town Hall, Alex, Bob, Tom, and Frode discuss how it takes on average 25 minutes to create every 1 minute of a course. Plus, what's up-and-coming for Scrimba's beloved Discord bot and mascot, Pumpkin!

Scrimba Town hall 4/1/22

In the first Town Hall of 2022, new Scrimba teacher Tom Chant joins us to share what they've been working on when it comes to module 6 (next-level JavaScript) of the Front-end Developer Career Path. Per shares how Scrimba made international news last week. Leanne shares some interesting stats from #JavaScriptmas. Bob chimes on Scrimba's pedagogy. Frode and Abdellah from the engineering-side of Scrimba share some challenges and plans for the future of the Scrimba Discord bot and Scrimba platform in general!

Scrimba Town hall 21/12/21

Alex, Leanne, Per, and Michael share updates to the Discord server (the power hour is back!), share how to answer non-technical interview questions like "what is your biggest weakness?" and because this is our last town hall (formerly, Fireside chat) of the year, we answer some fun, random questions like if we prefer light or dark mode, and why Michael would likely be an accountant or plumber if he didn't study aerospace engineering at university.

Scrimba Town hall 14/12/21

Alex, Leanne, Bob, Per, and Frode talk about the great Scrimba Discord hack of 2021, new updates to the Scrimba Discord bot, and how module 6 is coming along. Attention soon turns to the chat and questions around if you should learn data structure and algorithms before applying to Junior developer jobs (spoiler: nah).

Scrimba Town hall 14/12/21

Alex, Leanne, Bob, Per, and Frode talk about the great Scrimba Discord hack of 2021, new updates to the Scrimba Discord bot, and how module 6 is coming along. Attention soon turns to the chat and questions around if you should learn data structure and algorithms before applying to Junior developer jobs (spoiler: nah).

Scrimba Town hall 7/12/21

Alex, Michael, Per, Bob, and Abdellah chat about updates to module 6 of the career path, a new course on learning React class components, Randall Kanna's new LinkedIn course, JavaScriptmas, karma updates (you can now see it in your dashboard), LabelMaker5000 updates (it's going bye bye soon), and a new `/scrim` command you can access in Discord.

Scrimba Town Hall 30/11/21

Guests - Alex, Leanne, Michael, Bob Topics - #JavaScriptmas, Job interview red flags, Solo projects, and listening back to your own voice!

Scrimba townhall

In this Fireside Chat, Leanne, Michael, Bob, Per, and Alex are chatting with the Scrimba community and answering questions from the audience. We’re talking Scrimba courses and their planned updates, and how to track your progress when you’ll learning to code. We’re answering your learning and job-searching questions, and helping you choose projects. We’re sharing recommendations for industry thought leaders to follow on the internet. You’ll also get to know what’s it actually like to work at Scrimba!

Ask Scrimba Anything

The Scrimba team gathers to answer your questions!

AMA with Bob Ziroll

Bob Ziroll is the Head of Education at Scrimba and in this AMA, he’s answering your career-building questions and letting you in on the inner workings and future plans for our platform.

AMA with Jermaine Jupiter

Jermaine Jupiter is a senior tech recruiter and career coach. In this episode, Jermaine returns to the Scrimba community to answer your questions in a live audio chat!

Why most self-taught developers fail

It’s not about your code. It’s about your habits.

Starting a Youtube dev channel - why and how

Should you start a YouTube channel as a developer in 2021? And, how do you even do that?

Are certifications for developers worth it

Do you need to earn certificates to prove your coding ability? Are they useful or useless? Does having certification make you more employable?

What is a junior developer exactly?

What do junior developers do, and do you need to become one first?

How to start freelancing with only a little experience

You’re no longer just a coder - you also need to sell your services!

How to create a CV/LinkedIn from scratch

When a recruiter looks at your CV, you only have ten seconds to grab his attention. Here's how!

How to stay motivated and productive

How can you ensure you’re staying on top of your game? And, more importantly, how do you quantify productivity?