Web design training: the top 20 online resources Web design can be daunting. Just the sheer amount of new techniques and acronyms appearing every day can make it seem scary and confusing, even if you're a professional web designer, let alone a beginner. But don't worry - help is at hand in the form of easy-to-understand web design training resources on the web. Read page 99s & give feedback Why Page 99, Not Page 1? Because it's arbitrary. It's rarely as worked on as the elements we usually judge a book by. Like the synopsis, the first few pages, or (you know it's true) the cover. Why Not More Than 1 Page?
SCHEMA UI — Get Started This is a quick overview of what Schema provides to build rich web interfaces. All source files, and the entire project, can be found in this repository on Github. Schema UI You'll find compiled and minified versions. There is no documentation, or original source files for you to change. Are you looking to use Schema 'as-is'? Programming resources Programming knowledge is not mandatory for LessWrong but computer science and programming is a popular topic among LessWrong members and it is also instrumentally useful to understand how computers work and how to program them. Even if you are not interested to learn to program, you might want to be able to at least interpret the most basic pseudo code as you might come across various snippets of code in discussions and top-level posts outside of the main sequences. Below you will find a list of links to books and other resources. Most categories are sorted by their difficulty in ascending order.
3D Print Your Invention: Learn 3D Modeling and Digital Fabrication 3D printing is exciting and new and awesome. You may have wanted to try your hand at 3D printing, but it can be hard to know where to start. This class will teach you how to jump in, create your own 3D models, and ultimately print your designs to hold in your own hands. Your first 3D print is ridiculously fun. If you could make exactly what you’ve imagined, what would it be? Free HTML Class (Weekly) Instructor: Jennifer Kyrnin Sign Up Now HTML is the language of the web, and by learning to write HTML, you will learn how to write web pages. This class will teach you how to read and write HTML4 and HTML5—the latest version of the HTML specification. This class will cover:
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27 Ways to Learn to Program Online Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning to code has certainly been something a lot of people have started to do lately. And while being a programmer might not be for everyone, there is a lot to be said about gaining a better, more educated view of how all those pixels get moved around all those screens. Before we delve into our list of learning resources sites, we wanted to share some advice from Marissa Louie, a self-taught product designer for Ness Computing. A former startup founder, Louie told TNW that the hardest part of being self-taught – whether it’s design, programming, or any other discipline is, “gathering the courage. The most important barrier is just to overcome your fears” (she also said having the ability to follow instructions helps as well).
Introduction to Mobile Photography: Capturing on the Go Mobile photography was my gateway drug into photography. It is a phenomenon that has made taking amazing photos easier and more accessible than ever. Everyone from your sister to your grandma might be taking mobile photos but there is in fact a technical craft to doing it well that makes the best really stand out. I'll take you through my entire shooting, editing and sharing process - all of which I do with my iPhone - to show how I developed my style & built my Instagram up to 240,000 followers.
It Depends — A dependency management app How often have you had a software deploy that broke something else you didn’t know depended on the system being upgraded? Or took a server down that you didn’t realize another system was using? Or had a production issue and realized that literally the only person who knew anything about that system was out on vacation? Remembering dependency chains, especially if they are a few steps removed, is no easy task. We saw that as a problem worth solving, so we made It Depends, a dependency management app. A Dependable Way to Track Your Dependencies
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Become a Programmer, Motherfucker If you don't know how to code, then you can learn even if you think you can't. Thousands of people have learned programming from these fine books: Learn Python The Hard Way Learn Ruby The Hard Way