Blog Posts: "inspiration"

This might not be very exciting to most, but I just applied my very first patch!

I was getting an error message in a Drupal installation that was being triggered by the site's theme. After a quick Google search, I came upon an issue posted to the theme's issue queue on Drupal.org. I saw that the issue had been posted (and resolved!) rather recently, with a very simple patch file created to solve the issue.

Lexi Ross, a software engineer at Facebook, wrote an awesome blog post titled "How I (Finally) Became an Engineer" about her personal courage and the lessons learned in making the decision to become a software engineer. If you're new to the IT world like I am, it's great to hear other people like Lexi talk about their own struggles to pursue a career in IT, especially given how intimidating it can be to dive into the world of coding…