Welcome to Travis.Media, a hub for all things involving web development, web design, freelancing, WordPress, Blogging, and simply conquering life!
By way of a quick introduction, my name is Travis Rodgers and in the course of one year I was able to learn how to code and step out of my 9 to 5 desk job into the freelance world of Web Development.
If you are interested in reading about my journey, step-by-step how I did it, and the lessons I learned along the way, you can grab my free ebook.
…but as mentioned
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One trait of a good developer is a person that can write code, not copy and paste it only. Or at least doing the former much more than the latter.
I was a copy and paste developer for a long time, relying heavily on Stack Overflow code that I would snatch and then alter to meet the conditions of my own purposes.
Now I’m not saying you can’t do this, but you should reach a point where you can produce a lot of code from scratch, talking through it out loud and actually “writing code.”
- You will receive 3 emails a week over the course of 12 weeks starting this coming Monday at 7 a.m.. You should devote 20 minutes for each of these 12 days and work through the material until you complete the 12th and final lesson.
These 30 common methods include easy ones like slice, join, and indexOf, and steadily progress to the more complex methods like reduce and map.
So sign up now for free, and look for the first email Monday at 7 a.m.
Also available as an e-book. More info here —> 20 Minute Methods
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How To Make CSS Changes Without Any Coding Knowledge
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