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sheriffderek

Originally went to school for painting and printmaking, played in bands, and have now been designing and developing since 2010. I write the curriculum and teach at Perpetual Education.

Location Los Angeles, CA Joined Joined on  github website

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Best Book for C++

Ah. Well, all languages have most of those things. So - besid...

Best Book for C++

What types of subjects does it use to teach? C++ is used in g...

What's in a Software Dev degree anyway?

I like this question. What is a "software dev degree" though...

CodeNewbie Writers of the Month — August 2021

Great job, @alexv0ng Your hard work is really paying off!...

Books every new software developer should read

I feel like these are great books. But I also think that they...

Books every new software developer should read

So, are you saying - that a new developer - should get all of...

Show us your desk!

5 days later... and not one desk besides mine? And the only c...

Show us your desk!

What is the story with those gaming chairs? They seem to have...

Screw online coding courses

I can certainly agree with the idea that you should only lear...

Show us your desk!

Here's our current desk where we film our videos: It's cer...

The UX of coding is broken

If you see drag and drop as the future, then we've already be...

The UX of coding is broken

Not everyone wants to learn frontend development done the pr...

The UX of coding is broken

a recipe rather than a painting YES.

The UX of coding is broken

There are many cases where you do not want your website to re...

The UX of coding is broken

This is common for people who are new to programming. It's a ...

Finishing my Landing Page project

Part of the reason I am putting my FCC projects on GitHub is...

Finishing my Landing Page project

It's a shame that you are finding CSS to be a pain. It sounds...

Welcome Thread - V5

Welcome! I can tell you (as an animal lover ; ) - that you c...

As a code newbie, this might be the best book you'll ever read.

I think they are lovely books, but I also think that many of ...

March 11th, 2021: What did you learn this week?

In JS you can do that when there's only 1 parameter in some c...

I’m Kyle Lee, iOS Engineer and Instructor. Ask Me Anything!

I've been pushing for Progressive Web Apps whenever possible....

Lorem Ipsum – dummy texts for web and graphic design

I would much prefer to never use dummy text. I use it in qui...

Understand "responsive" design / dev from the start of your journey (asap!)

That's so cool! What did you like about it?

Don't just code

YES!

The Question to Ask Yourself When Imposter Syndrome Strikes

I feel like we need to just be more honest. Most people have ...

What is semantic HTML and why should you use it?

Would you say that "semantic" HTML is just: HTML that's writt...

will learning AWS help?!

Yep. Basically... don't learn it unless you absolutly have to...

Non-CS degree holders, what did you study in college?

My official degree is BFA: "Bachelor of Fine Arts." But it ha...

I'm Saron Yitbarek, Founder of CodeNewbie — Ask Me Anything!

What was the biggest / confusion - or blurry mental model tha...

I'm Saron Yitbarek, Founder of CodeNewbie — Ask Me Anything!

What are you learning right now?

I'm Saron Yitbarek, Founder of CodeNewbie — Ask Me Anything!

What are your top 3 favorite bands? Which one would you (pret...

I'm Saron Yitbarek, Founder of CodeNewbie — Ask Me Anything!

If you were starting from zero: and you wanted to learn progr...

I'm Saron Yitbarek, Founder of CodeNewbie — Ask Me Anything!

What "role" in tech - is more important than any other (in th...

I'm Saron Yitbarek, Founder of CodeNewbie — Ask Me Anything!

All designs have a goal: What is the goal of CodeNewbie ?

What were some preconceived notions you had about coding before starting your journey?

I'm not sure I had any. I basically just had a huge "mystery...

How can we make CodeNewbie better?

What about a "level of difficulty" type thing? Because I hel...

How can we make CodeNewbie better?

I just pose that - generally. If people aren't in one of thos...

How can we make CodeNewbie better?

Let me ask you this: Are you a "newbie" - or someone who writ...

How can we make CodeNewbie better?

Keep the goals of the posts - to HELP NEWBIES... I...

Are Coding Bootcamps A Rip Off?

I try and get people to take the class with a friend or famil...

Are Coding Bootcamps A Rip Off?

I feel that the actual curriculum and teaching styles are a m...

What the best way to understand - you are not a smart person?

I would just go on codementor.io, call a friend, or a more se...

Portfolio Website Challenge.

I think that having a solid basic “business card” site is muc...

CSS Units

max-width: 74ch is a pretty great one too! No units for line-...

Portfolio Website Challenge.

This seems like the order of importance: CONTENT: About Me ...

When Should You Start To Write A (Technical) Blog?

Start To Write don't wait! Create a simple mini project af...

What the best way to understand - you are not a smart person?

To be honest I always thought it's a wasting of time How c...

Starting your career in tech!

Yikes! That stuff all sounds super scary. People can totally...

The < kbd > HTML Tag

k ey b oar d input

IDE or Text-Editor, What should we have?🤔

I prefer the most simple tool possible to get the job done. ...

Are Coding Bootcamps A Rip Off?

And for me - I mean (I've been writing HTML and CSS every day...

Are Coding Bootcamps A Rip Off?

I've been tutoring and keeping tabs on people in almost all o...

My learning journey: from wanna-be painter to wanna-be rockstar - to real life Sr. Developer / Product Designer

It was all an accident. Hahaha... but - it's fun to think tha...

Are Coding Bootcamps A Rip Off?

Agreed! When we started building our curriculum at PE, we co...

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