…r thinking things. The first time I went to my local freeCodeCamp meetup was on a Saturday morning. I just sat outside. I couldn’t build up the courage actually to go in. Dumb and irrational, I know…How I got a mid-level front end developer role in just 8 months1.3K15Matthew BurfieldMegan CharlesOct 5, 2017·1 min readI would have likely done the same thing so don’t feel so bad. It’s pretty intimidating to spark a relationship with people out of thin air, even if you are all there for the same reason.