Posts tagged “Learning”

Experiences and lessons learnt building the coding skills needed to switch careers that might be of interest to other people thinking of or doing the same thing.
  1. Design to Pixel Pretty Close — Part 2

    Adding CSS. OK now the fun really starts. We can to make things look and feel good (well better at least!).

  2. Design to Pixel Pretty Close — Part 1

    Setting up the HTML. I love this part of the process. For some reason, I find it quite therapeutic adding structure to a design.

  3. How I Added a Service Worker to this Website

    Write some JavaScript and put it at the top level of your site's folder structure and let it work it's magic.

  4. Lessons Learnt Making my First Proper Website

    The list of little jobs, tweaks and enhancements seems to go on forever. All I can suggest is make a list and take them on one at a time.

  5. Build Steps and Task Managers

    This stuff is hectic and messy, and frustrating, but you can actually start out fairly gently while getting your head around it.

  6. Learning SCSS - What another thing to learn?

    Learn it when you have a problem it will solve. If you know CSS pretty well, don’t worry, you’ll pick up the basics soon enough.

  7. Up and Fumbling Along in JS

    Despite what you might think at first it is possible to (mostly) make sense of basic JS (honestly!).

  8. Down and Stumbling Along in JS

    My first encounter with <q>a real programming</q> language was pretty depressing, but yours doesn't need to be.

  9. Failing Forwards, or Just Failing?

    It's easy to avoid it, but sooner or later you're going to have to build something; make it sooner.

  10. CSS Layout. Oh Boy...

    This stuff is harder, but now is a better time than ever before to get to grips with this stuff.

  11. Cracking Selectors and Styling (CSS)

    Using the same approach I outlined under my previous post (dedication, patience, good tutorials) basic CSS can be really good fun.

  12. What the HTML?

    With some dedication, patience, and access to online tutorials and a couple of good reference books, managing, if not mastering, HTML is totally do-able.

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