Posts Categorized: General

June
03
2014

June – Week 1

This week I’ve been creating a finalised portfolio website for myself (an updated version of my attempt in April), and that’s been taking up my time (along with Richard’s curriculum from May). A portfolio website should be a standard aim for anyone in our position, how you go about it is of course your choice. (more…)

April
08
2014

April – Week 2

This week I got a bit ahead of myself, I started using/learning more about Yeoman and it’s oft cited friends (Grunt & Bower). To me, looking back, it’s wasn’t that useful for me at this point, and unfortunately I actually forgot some of the stuff I learnt. This can be a recurrent problem for us, as we apply the old “use it or lose it” rule to learning. (more…)

April
03
2014

April – Week 1

Internet Explorer: The best browser for downloading another browser.
– Unknown

Complaint warning. Just a friendly reminder, I’m sure at this point any latent IE users would have already quietly shuffled over to a far superior browser. I understand some people cling to IE as an ironic form of protest, but there’s only one reason for us to keep a copy of IE, and that’s for testing purposes. (more…)

February
01
2014

Before you start

There are a few things I believe that can help you along on this journey. These are only opinions, advice is always the same with me, take it or leave it. So, before you start:

  • Use a decent computer – don’t use Granny’s 10 year old Dell laptop. The stuff you’ll be doing isn’t exactly performance intensive but hell is dealing with memory leaks, abhorrent slowdowns, the kind of things to tip you over the edge after too many hours punching the keys. (more…)