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The Best Way To Learn JavaScript-Ep18
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In this episode of The Toolbox, I'm going to talk about some of the research behind how adults learn, what programmers do and how I approach learning as a professional student. I've also got some great demos of GitHub's new Code Search Engine, the best new terminal I've seen in ages called Warp and yes, I have some invites. The pace of the web is relentless...and that's why you need The Toolbox.
Learning from Code Samples
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Code screenshots have taken over social media timelines. Although they get a ton of engagement, how should you use them to learn and perhaps as a way to help your development team or your interviews get better.
The Learning Algorithm
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Learning is second nature to most, but how does a professional learner approach it? In this article, I talk about my experience as a lifelong learner and some of the research that might help you establish your own approach.
What Web Designers/Developers Should Learn in 2022-Ep17
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In this episode of The Toolbox, I'm going to talk about what css, javascript and new frameworks you should learn in 2022. Plus, sites you should know about, and I'll go over every new feature in Tailwind CSS 3. The pace of the web is relentless...and that's why you need The Toolbox.
What's New in Tailwind CSS 3
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Tailwind CSS 3 is a new version of the utility-first CSS framework that shook the world a few years ago. Let's take a look at why it's gotten so dominant so quickly and what's changed in the latest version.
The Relentless Pace
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A big part of my job is to try to stay on top of new technologies for web developers. This year after 16 episodes of the Toolbox I have to admit...I had no idea how deep the rabbit hole was. Here's a few things I learned, and more importantly what you should try to learn in 2022.
Publishing Apps and Sites with GitHub
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If you’re looking for an open-core, user-friendly way to publish an app or website, GitHub has a lot to offer. Now, with GitHub Pages, you can get your own site up and running in no time, and you can do it all for free.
JavaScript as a Second Language
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JavaScript seems simple on the surface, with new features arriving often to make complicated tasks easier. Sorting out that pile of features isn't so simple. Tight graphic presentations to the rescue!
The State of CSS-Ep16
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In this Special episode of The Toolbox, I'm going to go over the annual State of CSS survey and talk about why it helps me figure out what I need to learn.
Customize Your Developer Tools-Ep15
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In this episode of the toolbox, we'll talk about the coming war of the dynamic hosting giants, then I'll show you several cool new tools including sandpack, supabase and mitosis. Plus, I'll give you a demo of two small libraries: MD Block from Lea Verou and Tippy.js.