Software Engineer & Comp. Sci. graduate, writing about professional development, being a woman in tech, and all things coding. https://www.elletownsend.co.uk
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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.

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What is an API?


Overcome the fears, do the thing, and start a blog.

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Passion projects can propel your success.

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Elle’s Declassified Grad Scheme Application Survival Guide Part II

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Know What You Need


Tips for Starting a Job Remotely.

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Elle’s Declassified Grad Scheme Application Survival Guide.

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Create a no fuss blog using Eleventy, Liquid and Markdown.

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