Bennie Mosher

Father. Husband. Problem Solver. Software Engineer. Cyclist.

Archives of posts from February 2016

Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

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My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

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Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

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My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

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Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

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My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

Read More

Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

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My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

Read More

Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

Read More

My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

Read More

Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

Read More

My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

Read More

Learning React and Mocha

Feb 18, 2016

In my recent job search I have been getting turned down by a lot of employers because I do not have React or Angular experience. Today I decided to learn one and build a demo app that can prove that I know the framework and can get work done. After research and tallying up denial emails, I decided that React was looking more needed and that it was smarter to learn React. So, I set out to do it. I read a article that explain why React was superior to React and I was hooked. Mind you I finished this at 0200, when I should of been cozyed up against my wife, dogs, and my daughter in bed. However, now I have the damn learning fever that I get when I am learning something new.

Read More

My Strength and Weaknesses to Date

Feb 11, 2016

Through my recent layoff and my currently ongoing job search, I have had to answer a lot of interview type questions. One of those questions was, “What else do you think we should know about you?”. I thought to myself, what else is pertinent here? Let’s be honest and write about my strengths and weaknesses. And then it set in… my brain came to a halt. What are my strengths? I have non, but I have a ton of weaknesses. Then steps in the wife. According to my wife my greatest strength as an engineer is my attention to detail, and my greatest weakness as a developer is my tendency to try and be a hero and take on too much work in an iteration. Let me go into some more detail.

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