The Four Stages of Learning

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates The four stages of learning Earlier this month I received an email from Henry who shared his experience learning Java and web programming. It was so inspiring I decided to interview him to learn more about his motivation and learning path…. Read more »

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How Setting Goals and Losing Sleep Can Help You Learn Programming

In this post I will be interviewing Henry Grammy who who has learned the basics of HTML, CSS, C++, C#, and PHP in just 4-5 months. His story is motivational because it shows what can be accomplished when you set goals and challenge yourself to achieve them. If you are just starting out as a… Read more »

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Style Guides are Important but Often Ignored

“We began to refer to this living document as “a toolkit built in style guide form.” This achieved our goal to communicate our work…” – Mark Otto, creator of Bootstrap Framework   Style Guides are Important but Often Ignored Recently at work, one of our websites was redesigned to be mobile responsive. It was developed by… Read more »

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Sparky Bootstrap 3 Sass Starter Project and Tutorial

It was a challenge for me to understand Grunt, Sass, and GitHub. So I decided to share a starter project I use for each Bootstrap 3 Sass project as well as a video tutorial series to help you learn the workflow.. Sparky: A Bootstrap 3 Sass starter project I created a starter project that provides… Read more »

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Starting Front-end Development with Bootstrap Sass

“It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.” – Paula Scher, designer Table of Contents Good ReadsProgress Update on Bootstrap 4 Quick StartWebsite Updates Good Reads Ways to Make Bootstrap Columns the Same Height JavaScipt for Web Designers: DOM Scripting [tool] I just heard about Adobe… Read more »

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Code Comments Hierarchy

 

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Get URL parameter string – jQuery

 

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Add class to body based on the URL – jQuery

 

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Bootstrap 4 Media Queries Tiered Breakpoints [snippet]

Bootstrap 4 introduces a new breakpoint to the grid system XL. Below are the Bootstrap 4 media queries used for the grid system breakpoints for you to add to your projects CSS file to customize things. If you are new to the Bootstrap grid I wrote a post explaining how it works in this post…. Read more »

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Bootstrap 4 Grid Flexbox Tutorial with Layout Examples

The most important element of any CSS framework is the grid system. The Bootstrap 4 grid system has been used on many websites worldwide which makes it extremely stable. This cross-browser support is why you probably are considering using Bootstrap for your website (it was for me). In this post I will provide an overview… Read more »

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