Tony Mai Blog

The Musings of a Growing Developer
pay-or-stay
Aug 2
Aug 2

Pay or Stay: A Salary Intelligence Tool

Pay or Stay is an idea I came up with as a quick and easy app to help me brush up on my development skills after returning from a one-month backpacking trip across Europe. The idea was to create a salary intelligence app to help empower those who are considering moving to another city. It […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Wrapping up at DBC with “Bring Home To Mom”

It’s been an amazing 9 weeks at Dev Bootcamp. I’ve learn so much more than I thought I would in 9 weeks, and more importantly, made many new connections and friends. Each one of my cohortmates will do big things. During the last week of DBC, we pitched ideas to the entire school and the […]

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nearby-meetups-splash
Apr 1
Apr 1

Introducing: Nearby Meetups

I just finished Phase 2 of Dev Bootcamp! It’s crazy how much I learned in the past 6 weeks. Git, Ruby, Sinatra, Javascript, AJAX, OAuth… all these terms were foreign to much just a few months ago. I’m just writing here to share a simple Sinatra app that I built for my personal project during […]

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questions
Feb 0
Feb 0

How To Ask Questions That Get Good Answers

Have you ever asked a question and received zero response? I have done a lot of coding-related research, which brings me to Stack Overflow very often. After a while, I started to notice a lot questions that aren’t answered or are even locked because it is not specific enough or does not follow the question […]

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jekyll
Feb 1
Feb 1

Using Jekyll to Generate Your Static Website

I have recently been using Github Pages to create my new personal project website. It was a good way for me to practice creating web pages from scratch with HTML, CSS, and even JavaScript. As a beginner, it was also a good way from me to practice using the terminal, git, committing, pushing, pulling, etc. […]

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