Over the course of my career I’ve been self-employed twice. The first time I was incredibly green but the second time I was more prepared. Here are some tips if you’re doing it the first time, or even if you …Continue reading
Andrew Chalkley, our jQuery course teacher, talks candidly about how his lack of college education made him feel unworthy until he realised that his ‘real world’ experience was worth more than he thought. I’m a self-taught programmer with no degree. …Continue reading
Starting out in the professional development arena is pretty daunting. I’m self taught and I don’t have a degree. Broaching my first full time position was pretty scary. What would the interviewer think? Am I ready? The truth is I …Continue reading
From start to finish, this quick tip with Andrew Chalkley will take you through an example using jQuery’s Smooth Scrolling on a FAQ page.
A vanity URL is a search engine optimized (SEO) URL. Instead of having a meaningless URL like http://storeofthefuture.com/products/2015 wouldn’t http://storeofthefuture.com/products/hoverboard be better and more meaningful? It’s fairly straightforward to make URLs nicer in Rails. I’ll walk you through the process. …Continue reading
Opera adopting WebKit is one of the best pieces of news I’ve heard in a while. WebKit has been an exceptional HTML rendering engine, and as a web professional it’s been a delight to work with. But is it all …Continue reading