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PHP not Refreshing in Your Browser? Solution – Clear The Cache

Have you been working with PHP using MAMP/WAMP and made changes to your code but did not see those changes on the page? The solution may be to clear the cache. This was happening to me a lot and I thought it was an issue with my browser or computer. I almost quit working with Read more about PHP not Refreshing in Your Browser? Solution – Clear The Cache[…]

Watch And Code for More JavaScript

In the Slack group for the YelpCamp class I took (the best one by far so far, which was primarily Express, MongoDB and Node.js), a fellow classmate was talking about how impressed he was with the course he was taking at¬†WatchandCode.com to really get to the fundamentals of JavaScript. Since I am still very much Read more about Watch And Code for More JavaScript[…]

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WordPress Theme From HTML

Since completing YelpCamp, I decided to start another Udemy course that taught me how to create a site in Bootstrap (which I already knew how to do) and then walked me through how to convert it to WordPress. The course used the same Bootstrap layout for all students and I did not personalize it because Read more about WordPress Theme From HTML[…]

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Certificate and Review: Colt Steele’s Web Development Bootcamp (Udemy)

I know that sometimes certificates don’t accurately represent proficiency in a subject, especially with something like web development, but I like posting them when I get them, especially when the course took several weeks to complete. Here is my latest certificate! This one is from Colt Steele’s Web Development Bootcamp (Udemy): My Review of Colt Read more about Certificate and Review: Colt Steele’s Web Development Bootcamp (Udemy)[…]

Time to Leave my Cave and Start Meeting People

Most of my life my socializing has been centered around the entertainment industry. This was especially true when I lived in Los Angeles. These days I have enjoyed being in a quieter space, but perhaps committing to learning on the computer every day has made me too comfortable with sitting in front of a screen. Read more about Time to Leave my Cave and Start Meeting People[…]

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YelpCamp (created in Node.js) complete!

I am not sure if it is Colt Steele’s awesome instruction or the fact that I just find JavaScript and the node.js stack much easier to grasp than PHP, but I must say that it was a pleasure building YelpCamp and I can see the use in going through and creating databases for a whole Read more about YelpCamp (created in Node.js) complete![…]

The Making of a Portfolio

I am in a weird state right now. I have several projects to display that I have been working on over the last several months, either with a course or on my own, and I want to make a portfolio. I want to make it in WordPress because I am familiar with WordPress. I want Read more about The Making of a Portfolio[…]

My First Coding Interview – Got to Stage 3 in the Process!

When I sent in an application for a WordPress Developer posting for a company called Cafe Media, I did it because I love their content, (especially on their website Revelist), but I didn’t expect to get too far into the interview process because I am still at the beginning of my journey into PHP. I Read more about My First Coding Interview – Got to Stage 3 in the Process![…]

Back to the Backend: Node.js, MongoDB & Express

I have completed the JavaScript section of Colt Steel’s Web Development Bootcamp which was an awesome review and also added clarification to concepts that I was not getting the first time I dove into JavaScript a few months ago. Now it is on to the backend development portion of the class. So far so good. Read more about Back to the Backend: Node.js, MongoDB & Express[…]

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My Uncle’s New Website

Over the holidays my uncle lamented that his old HTML Angelfire¬†website was not functioning properly on his Internet Explorer browser and that he would have to recreate it on another platform. He didn’t know that I had been taking deep dives into front-end development, and I decided this would be an interesting opportunity to work Read more about My Uncle’s New Website[…]