What Is the Best Way to Learn Web Development?

Learning Web Development is Like Learning How to Paint Let’s say you wanted to become a painter. Where would you start?   How would you feel if your first painting looked like the one below?   I believe painting by numbers teaches the mechanics and joy of painting to beginners. It quickly builds confidence. You… Read more »

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Should I use my own CSS or Bootstrap?

Does your website or application have any of the following? Paragraphs, tables, buttons, lists, tabs, headings, responsive embeds, images, responsive breakpoints, etc. The main benefit of using Bootstrap is it saves you time writing common CSS styles most projects have. It is a toolkit you know is fully documented in case you need to add… Read more »

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Why Is Responsive Web Design Good?

I believe responsive web design is good because it solves the mobile friendly website challenge in the least amount of time/cost. Pros One stylesheet for all devices Can be setup by one designer/developer Easy to maintain and update Less expensive – Does not require server side device detection or complicated mobile app programming Does not… Read more »

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Going from Print Design to Web Design – My Learning Story

Early in my career I worked as a graphic designer for an advertising agency. I mostly designed brochures and sales flyers but on one project we discussed building a website to get leads. After I had the design ready we met with the development team to discuss the project. Half way through the meeting I… Read more »

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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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