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Meet the Instructor: Dominika Malinowska

Frontend Curriculum Teacher

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

I have been working as Software Engineer for a little over 2 years but my coding journey begun almost 3 years ago. I initially started learning through FreeCodeCamp and quickly fell in love with it.

What do you enjoy about working at Manchester Codes?

I love seeing the final projects. It's amazing what students achieve in just 6 months!

What gets you excited about Technology?

Everything. I love learning new things and there are just so many areas to get stuck into in tech.

Favourite language and framework/library/ tool?

Scala. I'm a functional programming convert.

Least favourite language and framework/library/ tool?

CSS. Things never align.

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

Learn to love the ups and downs that come with learning to code.

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

Depends on the weather, I'm either running or watching terrible shows on Netflix. There is no in-between.

What did you want to be when you were younger?

A lawyer. Then I became a lawyer and decided I didn't want to do it.

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

I have a cat - Mac. He often lurks in the background during my lessons.

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

Superman. I'd like to fly.

What would your dream holiday destination be?

At this point, anywhere abroad. It's been too long!

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

My Garmin watch. Got to measure those miles.

How can people follow your journey?


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