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Meet the Instructor: Diego Lavayen-Alarcón

Frontend Module Tutor at Manchester Codes

How long have you been coding? How did you get started?

10~11 years. I started at uni, with C

What do you enjoy about working at Manchester Codes? // New? What are you most looking forward to with working at Manchester Codes?

Giving students the opportunity of a radical 180 degree change in their careers

What gets you excited about Technology?

How fast it evolves and how it always challenges you to learn more

Favourite language and framework/library/ tool?

React/NextJS at the moment

Least favourite language and framework/library/ tool?


One piece of advice you have for people fresh to Software development?

Any kind of change is scary and overwhelming but with dedication and commitment, only the sky is the limit

Outside of work, what do like to do for fun? How do you spend your downtime?

Watching series

What did you want to be when you were younger?


Do you have a pet? If so, what do you have?

Have two kitties @mya.and.oliver

If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?

I’d be Diego for sure!

What would your dream holiday destination be?

Canada - country side in winter

If you were stranded on a remote island, alone. What piece of technology/ gadget would you be unable to live without?

Water purifier

How can people follow your journey?