My name is Chazona Baum, and I am a self-taught full-stack developer with diverse experiences in industries ranging from food service to veterinary medicine to insurance.
My love of code sprang from my love of language. Where some see confusing symbols, I see an elegant form of communication and expression, and a way for people to extend their capabilities and accomplish the previously impossible.
I intend to utilize my customer-centric background and technical skills to build a career in advocacy and developer relations.
To see what I'm doing now, check out my
- Lead the creation, growth and events of local code meetup Midlothian Code, as well as developing
Currently utilizing freeCodeCamp's computer software engineering program and working toward a full stack web development certification.
Full Stack Ruby on Rails Developer
Web developer able to take a website from concept to deployment, including front-end and back-end development
Fast learner who is proficient in a variety of programming and scripting technologies
Community minded professional who assists and builds up fellow developers
2016: Webmaster at Midlothian Code
Established self-hosted website for Midlothian Code meetup (
midlothiancode.com) utilizing WordPress and featuring event management, ecommerce and job listings Customized premium WordPress theme to suit the organization
2016 - Present: Founded code meetup group Midlothian Code
Grew meetup to 20 in-person members and 71 online members
Planned and coordinated educational community events
2016 - Present: freeCodeCamp (Online)
Full Stack Web Development Certification in progress
HTML5 and CSS
Responsive Web Design with Bootstrap
Applied Visual Design
Object Oriented and Functional Programming
JSON APIs and Ajax