Problem Solving Strategies: Small Incremental Changes

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Word Ladder from http://www.powgi.com/puzzle-word-ladder-2015-03-02/

For most software developers, being able to learn and adapt on the job is critical for success. Most of the tutorials and documentation I use for learning teach one small thing at a time: how to use .map in JavaScript, or how to create forms in html, or how to get data using AJAX calls, to name a few pretty standard skills. Continue reading “Problem Solving Strategies: Small Incremental Changes”

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HTML/CSS Part 2: XAMPP

(Previous: HTML/CSS Part 1: Codecademy and W3schools)

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Learning HTML/CSS from tutorials was a good start to get an idea of what types of things they can do, but I find I always learn more from practicing in less controlled conditions.

Enter XAMPP. With this tool, you can host your own HTML/CSS pages from your own computer, so you can see how they look. Can you hear my excitement?

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