Let’s take the blog layout we looked at in the “HTML Layout and Styles” post:
Let’s start customizing HTML by changing fonts.
Another general programming idea, similiar to “Separation of Concerns”, is that you simply don’t repeat yourself.
Let’s continue where we left off in the previous post.
Previously we wrote styles directly on HTML elements. That is not the most convenient way, because imagine managing 50 files like those and what amount of effort it would take to just change the font style across all of them.
In the previous post we looked at the different elements that are most commonly used in websites. Let’s talk about layout. Obviously, after the content itself, the way it is presented is the second most important thing about a website. How easy is it to find stuff, is there always a way back and similiar problems must be tackled when creating a website.
Since HTML is used to structure entire web pages, then let’s write one!
There are many different options when it comes down where to write your code. It can be as simple as writing it in your regular notepad, that comes with each Windows installation and you can use an IDE - Independent Development Environment, that means it has many different features to allow you to develop code in a professional environment, where code errors get highlighted and there are lot’s of different ways to debug code.
HTML or Hyper Text Markup Language serves as the backbone that holds all of the content of any webpage. Literally all of them.
In order to actually succeed as a programmer, you actually need 3 traits:
I want to completely destroy the following stereotypes right here and now:
Starting with the simple question of - What is programming?