Today I wrote a Google Apps script that pulls information from survey results and automatically loads them into a google sheet every 24 hours, saving a ton of time! It wasn’t from scratch, I found an article explaining the google functions I had never heard of, but I still needed to use a lot of what I had learned about arrays and functions to adjust it to my situation and add some additional features (like pulling and formatting the date).
Appreciate that this isn’t very advanced stuff, but I’m stoked that it’s delivered something so useful, so quickly!
Congrats! That is a feeling, isn’t it! To work so long and hard in a field and see it come to life! Your work will be used by lots of people, directly and indirectly, Be Proud and may Your Journey be Fruitful for yourself and employer!
It’s such a wholesome feeling when the work you’ve done has practical application to it, think two or three months ago you probably didn’t know how to do it, now you can shrug it off as “isn’t very advanced stuff”.
Just last Friday I finished a simple programme for work and it felt brilliant! I must say though that in the middle of my excitement I made a rookie mistake by telling my manager that I have freed up some time in my weekly schedule. Now he’s asked me to write MS Teams Etiquette Guidelines smh.
Again well done to you and keep going!
Hahaha, buyer beware: it’s written for the British upper classes.
Learning is going well, thanks. I’m about 25% of the way through he full-stack path after about a month. Currently cursing my way through CSS (“how has that ended up over THERE?!?”), but I’m getting the hang of it.
“Currently cursing my way through CSS” Oh mate I know the feeling, I’m wracking my brain over BeautifulSoup!
25% in a month, that’s quite quick, I’m about 35% after two months on the Data Science path the hold up was BeauitfulSoup! I had to start HTML just to understand what’s going on haha!
Hopefully once I’ve finished with the Data Science career path I can start applying what I’ve learned properly at work, since we work with a few local authorities around Somerset.
I’m both happy and mortified to say that I find it very interesting smh.