This Week in Coding: #009

I am still working on my portfolio. If nothing else, this process has helped me understand all of the moving parts of this web development/design process. I spent a lot of time this week working through various Illustrator tutorials. A few months ago, I did the same thing with Firework (a program no longer in …

This Week in Coding: #008

This week was very weird, I had a very difficult time focusing, despite staying posted in the library everyday for 6 hours. On a personal note, I was tired as hell and couldn’t figure out why. On a professional note, I started it off spending my entire Monday applying for jobs, some media (a girl …

This Week in Coding: #005 (sort of)

First of all, where the hell have I been??? I started writing this post on May 5, 2016 … what had happened??? It’s been over a month – shame shame shame. Seriously – life happens and you get distracted and getting back on track is hard. I didn’t fall off completely but I stopped documenting …

This Week in Coding: #004

Self-paced coding training and/or activities: Completed Lynda course: CSS to Sass: Converting an Existing Site. My write up on this course is here. Completed Lynda course: Fireworks CS5: Essential Training I don’t know that I needed to complete this, considering it was the longest of all the courses I’ve added to a playlist to listen …

Trying out Sass with CSS, part 2

Following up on the Sass Essentials course I watched, CSS to Sass: Converting an Existing Site which showed various techniques on converting an existing site from “vanilla css” to sass. As I mentioned before, WordPress themes utilize Sass, so if you choose to use the Underscores starter theme (which I’ve used on my own themes …