The importance of HTML Key takeaway: The purpose of HTML versus CSS and JS. The different HTML Type Declarations, as a legacy, and what is important. The direction of HTML moving forward What is a tag, an element, types of attributes HTML Syntax of attributes Valuable Resources (history of HTML, specifications, summary of organizations) 2. Basic Page Read more…


Vertical Learning versus Horizontal Learning As of yesterday, I have decided to dig deeper into HTML. I need to master one concept at a time versus learning several and not retaining anything, especially during the challenge exercises. As of Day: 5 of the FreeCodeCamp curriculum, I ┬áhave completed 111 challenges. Up until this point, I honestly didn’t Read more…


Today I decided to dig a bit deeper into HTML. To do this I logged into my Lynda.com subscription that I get access to from my university. I began going through the Become a Full Stack Web Developer Learning Path starting with the HTML Essentials Training Course. If you are interested this course is taught by James Read more…


Today I completed Day 4 and my first FreeCodeCamp portfolio project. I posted my project to Github.org. I must say it was harder than I thought it would be. Not because it is mentally straining, but because I had no frame of reference to pull from. I didn’t know what to do first and had to look Read more…


Full stack developer is a term made popular by Google. If you are reading this then you likely have interests in becoming a full stack developer. Welcome to the club! The path to finalize my decision to pursue a career in web development has been filled with winding roads, detours, dead ends, traffic, and lots of curves. Read more…