Learning web development
I have been struggling with learning web development on and off for a little over two years, the biggest difficulty I've faced is keeping up momentum and consistency. So far I've built a couple of web pages on codepen using html, css and bootstrap following freecodecamp curriculum.
I am giving it another go, I believe I can do it.
I struggled to learn web dev for a couple years as well. It's a lot to learn, and the fact that you've kept at it this long is worth being proud of!
I am also willing to help answer any questions. You can find me here which has a link to my twitter. DMs always open.
Keep that momentum up!
In that boat as well. I just keep trying. I think I get the furthest along when I build something. I follow tutorials for a bit and whatever they are building I build something I want alongside. Good luck!
I would take my code away from codepen and save it at my desktop.. Whatever you are currently working at, save it on your computer's desktop, right at hand.
Plus, saving it at codepen makes it look okay if it is just partial code.. when you save it as a full web page, you can watch your progress better, and think at the whole picture. Even if you start with just
<p>This is my first page</p>
Then, just work from there. Write some content, add Boostrap, style it, create a second page, link them together.. You can use Windows Notepad to edit your page, just save it with .html extension.
Download VScode or Atom to edit your code, place your HTML pages under the same directory at your computer's desktop, open the directory at one of these editors, and continue your progress.
After you rebuild and save your site on your local computer, as HTML+CSS, I suggest two things:
I've been in your situation when I was a beginner and I felt the same. In 5 tips to become a better developer, I give some tips that I would like to receive when I started learning more about programming.
Yes, there is a lot of things to learn first 😅. But the first step is to know what you're just about to understand.
After learning more about the concepts above, you'll be able to create amazing applications using any framework!
If you need any additional help, feel free to contact me via Instagram (@blogdolipe.com.br) 😉