How I made my first full-stack web app


  • I built an expense and budgeting application called Tendie Tracker powered by Python, Flask, Heroku, and more
  • Harvard’s CS50 course on EDX provided the initial learning and motivation for building a web app
  • Google solved most of the problems I couldn’t solve on my own
  • Online dev communities were a major source of motivation and helped me push through daily challenges
  • The app was briefly popular in dev / learning communities and generated in the first week: 1.5k visitors from 91 countries, 150 registered users, and a lot of connections with other devs
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