Excited about web design, but don’t where to start? Look no further.
Codecademy.com instantly teaches you how to create a website. Follow the instructions carefully; and the 6 hour limit may be “average” time spent. If you already have HTML or CSS knowledge and just want a refresher course, this is the site to look for. Best bit?
They have more courses in Ruby & you can edit the code right on the site instead of having to switch back and forth between code on your computer and code on your site.
A big thing for Tinderbox is creating beautiful layouts that our clients can actually use once we’ve given them to them. WordPress has beautiful templates, but Theme Forest and Mojo Themes offer the best premium themes we’ve found. Starting at $25 and going into $65 for WordPress themes, backed by WordPress.org and designed by the creators at ThemeForest and Mojo-Themes respectively, your blog will look beautiful in no time.
We also love how e-commerce sites function with Woo Commerce. If you need a donate button, make a PayPal account! We also love KickStarter–having a blog let’s people see inside the beginnings of your start-up. Just don’t spread resources too thin!
Never give up when you know you’re so close: Pivot, Persevere, and Pursue.
Getting into the technical industry without technical skills is truly the most daunting thing Tinderbox has currently done. We’re also gradating in a week. Learning Ruby is definitely more exciting.
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