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Who am I?

I'm Alex, a Front-end Web Developer from the UK. My passion is to build beautiful and responsive websites with accessibility at the heart of it. I am currently working as a Professional Front-End Web Developer for Code Computerlove, a digital agency based in Manchester.

I thrive off learning new skills, being challenged daily and having to prove myself under pressure and being part of such young and dynamic industry is the perfect motivation for me to keep improving myself both professionally and personally.

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Fun facts

Here are some facts about me that I think you may find interesting and hopefully make you giggle along the way.

To pun or not to pun?

I absolutely love a good pun, and by good pun, I mean a bad pun. Bad puns are the best. Making puns is something I do on a daily basis. I am in constant competition with my work colleagues and I usually come out on top.

Football is my game

Football has been a big part of my life ever since my childhood. It is my favourite sport and I play the 5-a-side format on a regular basis. I support none other than the almighty boys in blue, Manchester City.

Super addicted to Apple

If there is definitely one thing I am known for then it's my love for Apple. I am absolutely obsessed with buying the latest Apple products. It is like a drug. I have been a fan of Apple since the launch of the original iPhone back in 2007.

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My look into the digital industry after reading the Manchester Digital 2016 slide deck and the 2016 Tech Nation report.

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I've made some interesting changes to my website since my last post and I'm very excited to share what I have been up to.

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