I don’t know who I am, or what my life is going to look like tomorrow.

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Hey you!

Thanks for being here. I hope you’ll enjoy this short summary of…well, myself.

Cutting to the chase

  • I am Stefania Simon, 24, still living in my Romanian home city, Iasi
  • I usually avoid more specific titles because it’s never one single thing that can define us
  • I like to think that I still wander, even though I am not lost — as the famous quote used to say

When I thought college actually matters

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science & Master’s Degree in Project Management

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I've always been passionate about the visual side of web development, with a lot of confidence when speaking about HTML&CSS related topics, especially as a beginner. It seemed fine. And I kind of enjoyed being called the team's unicorn — for actually enjoying that kind of stuff.

The truth hits you eventually, though. It's not that easy. The browser is not a coloring book and HTML&CSS are not your pencils, as most people (who are not in the front-end world) would say.

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I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who ran into some uncomfortable technical questions during an interview and felt like I knew what was going on but couldn't really explain it.

I've been working on this summary of questions and concepts for a while now and selected the 20 most challenging ones. Enjoy!

What is the difference between Arrow and Regular Functions?

  • This value (context): in a regular function, the value of this has nothing to do with the class on which it was defined; instead, it depends on the object that it was called upon; inside an arrow function this value always equals the this value from the outer…


Stefania Simon

Passionate Web Developer & Designer

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