HTML5 is just an update to the HTML language. Think of it as an update to any software program that is on your computer.
Snippets are keywords that generate a whole bunch of helpful (reusable) code for you… like magic!
Q: Hey Chris. I have HTML files. How do I get them on the Web? A: FTP (Read more for how to get started) 1. Before You FTP, You Need Hosting The first thing you need is A PLACE TO PUT THOSE FILES. Where is that place? Answer: hosting. I set up a basic tutorial […]
You need a Web Server if you’re going to run backend code. Here’s why:
“On average, 80% of the end-user response time is spent on the front-end” – Steve Souders 4 Things You Can Do Right Now: Turn on HTTP Compression – Is your content gzipped? It should be. Find out here: gzipWTF.com Cache Stuff – Server & client. Here’s a plug-in that makes it super easy for WordPress: W3 Total […]
WordPress: Step-by-Step is my attempt to expose the process of creating a WordPress theme. The complete project will take 1-2 hours to complete. And by the end you will have built a fully functioning WordPress template.
If you’re going to code (HTML, CSS, PHP, or any language) you’re going to need a text editor. I’d recommend Sublime Text. It’s free, AND it’s the best. Here’s a super quick video on how to download and install Sublime. Note: Sublime is free, but until you purchase it you will get a pop-up asking […]
You’ve purchased “the next big thing” domain at GoDaddy.com! Congrats! Now that you’re ready, there are three things you’ll need to get up and running. First, you may also need to also purchase hosting if you haven’t already. If that’s the case read my recommended hosts and/or How To Setup Hosting. 1. Once you have […]
Mother tongues! The evolution of programming languages is as follows. This is a chart I use in my Programming for Non-Programmers class that traces the root of programming languages through the ages. It’s a bit dense, but if you zoom in real close it starts to make sense. Start with “C” the mother of all […]