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5 Ways to Start Learning How to Code Right Now

5 Ways to Start Learning How to Code Right Now
Learning to code is one of the most powerful and satisfying things you can ever do. If you’re a designer, learning to code can help you understand what you’re creating for, and if you’re looking to build a startup from scratch, being a technical founder can make things exponentially easier for you. No matter why you want to learn, the only thing you really need is curiosity. But if you’re just starting out as a novice and don’t know where to begin, there are plenty of ways to get started. We presented this list of 7 ways to start learning how to code right now for free last month, and now we’re back with 5 more ways to start coding for free! iTunes U Apple just recently made some dramatic changes to iTunes U, and Stanford’s set of videos is quite an impressive offering. ➤ iTunes U Kids Ruby We wrote about Kids Ruby this past December and honestly, you’ve got to start them young, right? Now, if you’re not a kid, this software might still be really helpful for you. ➤ Kids Ruby Net Tuts+

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NounProject: 100's of Free Pictographs for Designers 2 February '12, 07:59pm Follow Pictures often speak louder than words, and if you take a look at the way-finding symbols that surround any given urban area, you’ll see how visual representations reach beyond cultural and language barriers, communicating ideas instantly. The Noun Project has been building a catalog of these types of symbols for quite a while now, and just last week it released new features to its site that let you to see the most popular symbols, watch real-time downloads and browse recent submissions. If you have never heard of The Noun Project, all you need to do is imagine hundreds of gorgeous black and white symbols that are completely free for anyone to use. You may call these symbols pictographs or icons, but no matter what, they undoubtedly help the world communicate important objects and concepts — all for free.

7 Ways to Learn to Code Right Now for Free Learning to code is one of the most powerful and satisfying things you can ever do. If you’re a designer, learning to code can help you understand what you’re creating for, and if you’re looking to build a startup from scratch, being a technical founder can make things exponentially easier for you. No matter why you want learn, the only thing you really need is curiosity.

iPhone app developer Every smartphone game developer is always on hunt for ideas to build a next winning game for iPhone and iPad. While there are strategies or formula’s for building a successful game/app, there are plenty of other things that can be and must be done for a product’s success. There are hundreds of good games and apps out there on the Appstore, which have not fared well. Why You Haven't Learned How to Code Yet Over the past year there’s been unprecedented enthusiasm for learning to code. From NY Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s pledge to the White House’s national summer effort, programming has never been such a valuable career move and somehow it has even managed become a bit trendy, too (depending on your geographical location). With all this new energy comes initiatives like Code Year, which lets anyone pledge to learn to code with weekly tutorials via Codecademy. So maybe you signed up, or perhaps you did some research on your own, but here we are and you still can’t code…

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9 places to get inspiration for your website’s color palette Color, one of the seven elements of art, is an important aspect of every design. It is so impactful that designers often neglect other elements, such as form and value, to the detriment of their work. Since color has a massive impact on your viewers, it is important know your theory and even a little psychology. iPhone app developer Promotions, in general provide a marketing strategy to help customers make a buying decision. You as a developer or marketer can create various incentives to move someone to make an app purchase, including contests, half-off sales and free downloads. So before you get into app promotion, evaluate the following questions. What is the reason for your promotion? Ask a question for yourself, are you just trying to sell more apps, or are you trying to build a following? There are different ways of promoting, if you are doing a temporary app price reduction, then you are trying to strengthen the app sales.

Web standards checklist Date: 13 August 2004 Author: Russ Weakley Web standards – more than just ‘table-free sites’ The term web standards can mean different things to different people. For some, it is ‘table-free sites‘, for others it is ‘using valid code‘. However, web standards are much broader than that. A site built to web standards should adhere to standards (HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, XSLT, DOM, MathML, SVG etc) and pursue best practices (valid code, accessible code, semantically correct code, user-friendly URLs etc).

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