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8 Reasons why I Chose Skillcrush WordPress Blueprint

Last week I wrote that I was debating between focusing my studies on JavaScript vs. WordPress and PHP. I have chosen to do the Skillcrush WordPress Blueprint and my next course. Here are my reasons: I am very familiar with WordPress, cPanel, SQL, the Dashboard and all things related to WordPress, from using as a Read more about 8 Reasons why I Chose Skillcrush WordPress Blueprint[…]

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On the Fence: Choosing Between PHP / WordPress and JavaScript

Now that I have completed a few courses focusing on JavaScript and one focusing on WordPress / PHP, I feel that there is a fork in the road in terms of where I should put most of my energy. I have gotten well beyond the phase of learning code just to have a peek into Read more about On the Fence: Choosing Between PHP / WordPress and JavaScript[…]

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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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)[…]

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[…]

Going Deeper with Web Development?

What is the next step in learning for me (if there is a next step) now that I have just completed the HUGE Web Development course in Udemy, which was a 3-month long endeavor that I really enjoyed? I originally started this studying coding because I wanted to get better at fixing my WordPress code Read more about Going Deeper with Web Development?[…]

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Finished the Web Development 2.0 Course in Udemy!

Finished Web Development 2.0 Course by Rob Percival on Udemy! Woot! In case you are wondering, this page explains what I learned in the Udemy Web Development 2.0 Course. Here are some of the topics that were covered… HTML CSS Javascript jQuery CMSs and WordPress Responsive Design PHP Coding MySQL Databases APIs Python And here is Read more about Finished the Web Development 2.0 Course in Udemy![…]

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Insights to my Broken Contact Form

Typically when something doesn’t work in my page, I have come to realize that it is something that I have typed in incorrectly (or left out) in my code that is making the page not work properly. But today I am working on making a contact form using Bootstrap, PHP and jQuery. I tried to get Read more about Insights to my Broken Contact Form[…]

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Day 2: Code Player Challenge (JavaScript / jQuery)

Today I did the walkthrough on how to create a CodePlayer (like jsbin.com). I am proud that I got as far as I did without the walkthrough. Leading up to executing this exercise, I was a bit intimidated by the complexity, and it was true that we didn’t learn a lot of code required to Read more about Day 2: Code Player Challenge (JavaScript / jQuery)[…]

Day 1: Code Player Challenge (JavaScript / jQuery)

https://github.com/RoadDragon/codeplayer.git I finished day 1 of the Code Player challenge (html, css, JavaScript, jQuery) on my own and without peaking at the source code. And I not only managed to get my stuff in a Git repository (yay), but I also managed to do some of the jQuery and Javascript on my own (yay). And Read more about Day 1: Code Player Challenge (JavaScript / jQuery)[…]