Ep. 37

From Skates To Code

May 25, 2015

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Aimee Knight

Software Developer, Message Systems

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Aimee Knight is a figure skater turned software developer, and a panelist on the JavaScript Jabber, and Angular Air podcasts. After teaching herself the basics and attending a six month bootcamp, she now works at Message Systems in Baltimore Maryland building out email infrastructure in Node.js and Angular.js for companies like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

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She used to be a professional figure skater. And a few years ago, she decided to hang up her skates and trade them in for some code. Software developer Aimee Knight tells us what it was like to transition into tech, how she got her first dev job, and how being a professional athlete has affected her coding journey.

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