Frustrated with the Website Redesign Process? Me too.

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I want to rebuild my website. Wait, let me be specific — this website.

When I first built the Learn to Code With Me site you see today (over the summer of 2014), my skills were pretty elementary. (Arguably, they still are.)

Nevertheless, I have learned a lot since. And I know I can make the site much better. It could be faster, easier to navigate, offer a better user experience,

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Want to Learn JavaScript? Treehouse May be a Place to Start.

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JavaScript (JS) is one of the most used programming languages on the web — on front end and now even the backend.

After acknowledging that I needed to learn JavaScript better, I decided to take action by signing up with Team Treehouse.

In the past, I have heard good things about Treehouse courses. Before signing up I browsed the Treehouse library and noticed they have a wide selection of JavaScript classes. It seemed like a great place to get going.

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Do You Have What it Takes to be a Front End Developer?

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Recently I began looking at job postings calling for front end developers. I felt pretty confident with the skills I acquired over the last year and a half. That is, until I looked over some of these listings.

For me, the shocking thing was how much some of these front end job descriptions varied.

I came across mentions of backend JavaScript libraries to various CMS platforms. And even SEO-related requirements. However, one thing became clear: I need a much stronger understanding of JavaScript.

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Inside the Developer’s Tool Kit: How to Speed Up Your Workflow

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The following is a guest post by Matt Trask, a PHP developer based outside Atlanta. In this article he talks about tools he uses to make his workflow more efficient: notably frameworks, CMSs and Text Editors / IDEs. Enjoy!

So you want to develop websites? Congratulations! It’s an amazing journey that will have its ups and downs, but you are in great company.

Web developers as a whole are some of the nicest folks you will ever meet.

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Treehouse vs. Udemy: Which is Better For Learning How to Code?

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Hey! This review is going to be different from the rest. Instead of talking about one online course or tutorial, Lee Hughes has been generous enough to give a more broad comparison between the Treehouse and Udemy learning platforms.

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The last few years have seen a huge increase in people wanting to teach themselves to code. As you can view below in Google Trends data, it really took off around 2012.

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