As a coder, finding a text editor that works for you is critical. You’ll be spending tons of time working in it, so get cozy.
For those just getting started and wondering about text editors, why they’re important and which to use – keep reading.
What is a text editor?
The formal definition is: “A text editor is a type of program used for editing plain text files.”
Essentially, a text editor is a program on you computer that allows you to create and edit a range of programming language files.
I don’t say this lightly: Lindsey Austinson may be one of the sweetest people I have yet to come by on my coding journey.
Not only did Lindsey offer enlightening information about her profession – user experience (UX) – (something I am not so familiar with), she also shared great advice for beginners wanting to break into the coding world. Advice that makes you want to keep pushing along with the going gets tough.
When I first began Learn to Code With Me (LTCWM) a few months ago, I just wanted to get it up and running. I didn’t want to bury myself in creating a website from scratch – it would take too long to complete.
However, the more I continued to create content for LTCWM, build the readership, etc., the more I wanted to transfer off the generic WordPress theme I started with.
The problem, though,
Sam Wright, from South Africa, is on a mission to empower and engage fellow South African women in the realm of technology.
After freelancing for several tech publications, Wright realized through writing, reviewing and speaking to other women that women consume technology differently than men. As a result, Wright wanted to create a place on the internet that catered to women, girls, moms, etc.
To achieve this, Wright created “Tech Girl“, where she is the editor as well as a content creator.
Coming across the GA Dash Tumblr theme tutorial was like a Godsend.
In the past I scoured the internet for making-your-own Tumblr theme guidance but always came out empty-handed. Either it was some specific how-to on a personal Tumblr account or an outdated Youtube video that skimmed the surface.
So I was thrilled when I inadvertently stumbled on the Dash tutorial for making your own Tumblr theme from scratch. I jumped into it immediately.