This was a non-profit commissioned project I made in 2014. The Dorothy Day House is a homeless shelter located in Berkeley and provides outreach and support to those most in need within our community. The head directors at Dorothy Day House contacted me about re-designing their old webpage to make something modern, practical, and user-friendly.
Challenges I ran into
Figuring out how to integrate all the API's into the code and learning how website hosting works proved much more difficult than I thought. Coming up with a layout and design also proved to be quite a challenge since I knew nothing about web development.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
What I learned
From this project, I learned the basics of web hosting and development/design. I also learned how to make real, world connections in business and gained valuable networking skills. This project served as my introduction to writing code and I feel like this hands-on introduction has given me a good start in the programming industry.