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Category: Computer Coding & Web Design
My journey as I learn computer coding to become a web designer after I retire from teaching. Join me as I share my successes and my obstacles. I’ve been working on tutorials with FreeCodeCamp. Hopefully, I will reach my goal within the next few years.
I started working on my Product Landing Page two days ago. I decided to keep the Caribbean travel theme from my Survey Page. The tests set up by FreeCodeCamp have been very helpful. I get to see in real-time if my code is working and if I’m following the User Story accurately. It’s still a work in progress, so I’ll keep you posted.
I just completed my third Responsive Design Project tonight. Introducing my RF Travel Survey:Favorite Caribbean Islands form! The easy part was completing the code for the survey. It took longer for me to come up with the topic and questions. Once I did, the project was easy.
The first two projects I completed before FreeCodeCamp added more tutorials. Now that I’ve learned more about responsive design and using media queries, I can go back to redesign my earlier projects. This was the first time where I felt all of the skills I have learned were finally sticking.
It’s taken me a while, but I finally finished my CSS and Flexbox Tutorials! Now I’m ready to start my Responsive Design Projects! I was able to complete a Tribute and Portfolio pages before FreeCodeCamp added more tutorials. Now that I’ve learned new techniques (and reviewed important old ones), I plan …
I’m glad I signed up for the CodePen Challenge! I was concerned about using the coding skills that I was learning. Now I can practice those skills using the challenges. This form took a while for me to complete. I always get caught up in the type of code I …
It’s Caturday and “School is Over” Saturday! That means I can focus my time, mind, and energy on my coding. Today I was designing a portfolio website using Bootstrap 4. Actually, I’m trying to review HTML5 and different frameworks. It seemed like a good idea to review Bootstrap using W3Schools’ website. Now that I’ve gone through the information a second time, it makes sense. It’s still a work in progress, but this is what I’ve done so far. Continue reading“Playing with Bootstrap 4: #100DaysofCode, R2D13”
How can a weekend that started with a 1.5-hour massage and a relaxing graduation party end up crappy? Well, thanks to the “White Screen of Death” my relaxing weekend turned into an endless puzzle. First, let me say that my blog silence was not planned this weekend. It happened because …