Every website that’s made me oooo and aaahhh lately has been of a special kind; they’re written and designed like essays. There’s an argument, a playfulness in the way that they’re not so much selling me something as they are trying to convince me of the thing. They use words and type and color in…Details
Adobe Photoshop Actions are a great feature of the app, allowing you to create a process or workflow, record how it worked, and then easily repeat the process again for other photographs or design elements. Today we’ve collected some of the best Photoshop actions out there, for photographers and graphic designers alike. They cost just…Details
What if I told you the earth is a living giant ball of an eCommerce website and we are its components? The road and rail networks are the navigational routes. Nature is a visually-appealing design. You, I, and a lot many like-us throngs on the Florida walkways to buy our favorite hamburgers, while some desert…Details
Art Text 4 allows you to create realistic 3D typography graphics without using Photoshop or Illustrator. In this post, we take a closer look at this cool new app. One of the biggest and rising trends in the design world is typography graphics. Instead of using regular fonts, this trend uses unique graphics as a…Details
When I first started learning web development, I struggled with some programming concepts and ideas because of the layers of abstraction that we build on top of.
A web developer in 2020 learning for the first time has a TON of things they need to learn, yet the fundamentals are often glossed over. Perhaps we’ve worked with the abstractions too long, so we don’t bother to go as deep in the fundamentals, or perhaps they are not as important as I think?
Anyway, I started a free youtube course to explore in order concepts I think are helpful in order to gain a fundamental understanding of web development. You can find it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmvg9C8hVa0&list=PL_kr51suci7XVVw4SJLZ0QQBAsL2K8Opy
It currently spans HTTP and servers, building up from a rudimentary understanding of HTTP as the basis of internet communication, to building a server from “scratch”, using the net package in nodeJS. Next I thought I would tackle APIs / REST based on these principles.
Now I’m curious. What do you consider core / fundamental knowledge for web developers?