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Software Engineer & Comp. Sci. graduate, writing about professional development, working in tech, and all things coding. https://www.elletownsend.co.uk
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My 6 Accessibility Tips To Make Your Websites More Accessible

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What Is Accessibility and Why Is It Important?

How Can I Check The Accessibility Of My Website?


A Beginner’s guide to testing Node & Express projects using Mocha & Chai ☕️

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Impostor Syndrome is very real, but it doesn't define you.

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Free tools every developer should know about.

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Visual Studio Code


Three beginner-friendly methods for creating an API from scratch

Outdated tech
Outdated tech
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  1. JSON Server
  2. Node.js and Express
  3. Python and Flask RESTful


Mistakes I made when starting my blog, and the things you can do to avoid them.

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Be Original & Be Yourself


When Setting Goals, Bigger Isn’t Always Better

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Stay curious, stay focused, stay true to yourself. 5 Important learnings from my first 100 days in tech.

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There Is Always Something More To Learn


Everything you need to know to become a master of APIs.

What is an API?

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