I am Walter G.

I am a Software Engineer / Web Developer from Los Angeles, CA.

I am also a Computer Scientist and have been actively programming in various fields for over 18 years.

This blog began in 2014 and I've been actively keeping up with it since then. It now features over 500 articles ranging in topic from JavaScript to coding bootcamps.

On occassion, I will also write less technical and more formal content on my Medium page.

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Why I got into coding

As corny as it sounds, it all began when I was 5 years old. I'd like to think that this is true for everyone. And that those 5 year olds knew what they were doing. Growing up we never had any excess amounts of funds lying around. So I won't lie to you and tell you that I had the Commodore 64 and wrote my first app at 6.

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Co-founding a startup

In 2017 I made the choice to challenge myself in both my career and my technical skills by co-founding my first startup.

The result was Renly.co, a B2B platform where gig workers, such as barbers and hairstylists, can search for and book places to work around the country.

Within the first year we managed to attract thousands of businesses around the country to sign up and took place in the TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield competition for that year.

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