Mozilla's web docs provide a wonderful description, as per usual, about the steps to create reusable components when developing. If you are interested in learning about them, click here for the docs or here for Andrew's implementation.
Near the end of the week, each of us could come up with a project pitch to share with the class. Out of six pitches, the cohort voted for our favorite pitches; the top two were chosen and our cohort split into two teams. On Friday, we did our first performance evaluations with Morris Brown and worked independently on our projects in the meantime.
This is going to be a meta-response to how to keep up to date when being a developer, software engineer, [enter title here].
I totally agree that you have to have a community of people behind you to make you interested in what you do and to make sure you have the correct support to fix anything with the popular software in the market.
Make sure to keep up with blogs, or write one yourself **hint hint**.
Listen to podcasts on your downtime. I have been listening to Syntax on my way to work and it makes the commute so much more enjoyable.
Take your learning to the online realm. Make sure you keep up to date with new trends by reading docs, watching tutorial videos, or working with new projects on your spare time.
Share your interest with your coworkers. Maybe that cool guy next to you has this wicked music app that will change the world. You never know until you ask!
Thanks again for reading this far. Have a lovely day and keep learning new things.