Tag: web development

Where to Start When Learning Web Development

Subscribe to the Podcast [saf] Got this question the Tube the other day: “can you guide me on what to do first? I’m a complete beginner at web development“ Do you hear the frustration like I do? Or maybe I’m just projecting given my own past with learning web development but I always sense this hint of frustration when I get questions like these. “Somebody just please tell me what to learn!?“ That’s how I read it. Anyway, let me tell what NOT to do. Don’t do what I did. And, what frankly I believe so many other developers do

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The REAL Secret to Success In Web Development

Subscribe to the Podcast [saf] If you’ve been around these parts any amount of time, you know I get my fair share of hate mail… and I like to point out certain ones when I think there’s a deeper lesson to be learned. Well… here we go again! 🙂 I got this email the other day: “Now I know why people hate you so much!“ Lol! Okay? When I pressed on why, this is what I got: “You’re selfish and you think you are the best. Grow up dude. Be nice with people and help them.“ Now, you couple that

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WRONG About Pure Coders and The Future of Web Development?

Subscribe to the Podcast [saf] Well, well well… A few of you think ol’ JMO was wrong in a recent episode of the John Morris Show. (How dare you!) Here’s the link to that episode for a refresher: http://johnmorrisonline.com/96 But, the gist of it was that you CAN start taking clients even if you only know HTML & CSS… and I was also kind enough to explain how to do it. Now, I also off-hand mentioned that most clients don’t care much about languages or if you use dev tools. And, they don’t! Maybe 1 in 1000 clients will really care that you’re using

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What To Do When You Worry You’re Too Old (Or Young) To Be a Web Developer

Subscribe to the Podcast [saf] At age 30, Harrison Ford was a carpenter. At age 30, Martha Stewart was a stockbroker. At age 37, Ang Lee was a stay-at-home-dad working odd jobs. Julia Child released her first cookbook at age 39, and got her own cooking show at age 51. Vera Wang failed to make the Olympic figure skating team, didn’t get the Editor-in-Chief position at Vogue, and designed her first dress at age 40. Stan Lee didn’t release his first big comic book until he was 40. Alan Rickman gave up his graphic design career to pursue acting at

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JMS059: The Sad State of Web Development and More

In this episode of the John Morris Show, how to deal with haters, the sad state of web development, how to meet new people and more: Subscribe to the Podcast [saf] Here’s the line-up: How to deal with haters [1:25] The Sad State of Web Development [12:50] How to Meet New People The Right Way [27:10] How to Use White Space In Your Designs [38:47] How to get back in the freelance groove after the holidays [52:45] Weekly Web Development Q&A [1:01:06] Links mentioned in this episode: The Sad State of Web Development Proposed new tag: IMG How to Meet

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Ray Edwards

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John is a fantastic and patient tutor, who is not just able to share knowledge and communicate it very effectively – but able to support one in applying it. However, I believe that John has a very rare ability to go further than just imparting knowledge and showing one how to apply it. He is able to innately provoke one’s curiosity when explaining and demonstrating concepts, to the extent that one can explore and unravel their own learning journey. Thanks very much John!

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Jim DeJonge

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Oliver Wainwright

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Andrew Malone

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