Why only learning code sets you up to fail

Creative Boom

Learning to code is a gateway to exciting creative opportunities, not to mention helping you earn more money and respect in your career. But the pathway towards coding mastery is not always an easy one. Almost everybody who learns to code goes through this.

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17 Best Online Coding Courses (Free & Paid)

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Coding is an invaluable skill that forms the bedrock of many leading companies. What Is the Best Online Coding Course? But if your focus is strictly on learning how to code, you’ll want to stick with courses that are listed under the computer and data science sections.

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40 Free Color Scheme and Palette Apps (Massive Guide)

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Color selection is a stage in a design process that requires both smart thinking and gut feeling. In today’s digital era, you can have as many colors and color combinations as you like.

Morse code #graphicdesign #typography


Morse code #graphicdesign #typography

10 CSS Code Snippets for Creating Tooltips


If you’re looking for pure CSS tooltips, then this collection of free code snippets should have something for you. And, with the code being fully open-sourced, you can even edit the animation style and color scheme to blend in better with your own project.

Jonathan Briggs on bending rules, coding creatively, and teaching design in a new way

Creative Boom

That meant I got interested in playing with code as well as graphic design to build what I describe as quite quirky websites. In those days, you could be very expressive with code.

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10 Websites to Test Your Codes Online


Obviously you need some type of IDE to code new files and save them for deployment. But what about just testing your code snippets? In this article I want to outline 10 interesting web apps for testing your code online. 10 Best Free Source Code Editors.

6 Step Guide to Building a Website With Zero Coding

Just Creative

Thankfully, with today’s software, you can create a website for your business at a minimum cost and without knowing anything about coding. It’s made especially for people who know nothing about design and coding. This article has been contributed by Mark Quadros.

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Fiasco's identity for coding bootcamp iO Academy has inclusivity at its heart

Creative Boom

Coding bootcamp iO Academy is on a mission to help address the gender imbalance in the tech industry and give people the "training they need for a career they'll love".

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Merde! - Typeface (Code Pro Light) #code #typeface #light #pro #typography


Typeface (Code Pro Light) #code #typeface #light #pro #typographyMerde!

30 Eye Catching Color Combinations

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A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output.

13 Sites to Learn How to Code for Web Developers


Codecademy is indisputably the most famous website to teach you to code interactively, thanks to its helpful interface and well-structured courses. Inside each lesson is a panel that explains necessary code and instruction. Code Avengers. Code Avengers. Code School.

Codes on the Behance Network #illustration #poster


Codes on the Behance Network #illustration #poster

A QR Code Renaissance?

Creative Review

Illustration: Harry Haysom The humble QR code has been a longstanding joke in the creative industries. A recent survey by Statista found that almost 32% of respondents had scanned a QR code in the past week, and more than 8% scanning in the last 24 hours. The post A QR Code Renaissance?

Emotion Collector by CODE STUDIO Turns Your Feelings Into Colorful Lighting

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CODE Studio describes the premise and features of their emotional lighting functions as: • The mirror gives us to reflect ourselves by seeing from outside in. Lifestyle Main Technology angkok Design Week CODE Studio IOT Lalita Kitcha lighting Thailand Wongsathon Choonhavan

8 CSS & JavaScript Code Examples for Creating Interactive Timelines


The post 8 CSS & JavaScript Code Examples for Creating Interactive Timelines appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine. When trying to get your point across to users, serving them up mountains of text just isn’t effective.

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Web Designers Can Get by Without Knowing Code. Here’s Why They Should Learn Anyway.


Whether it’s a WordPress page builder plugin (or the Gutenberg block editor), a drag-and-drop UI app, or even a ready-to-use framework, writing code has become optional. Even for the simplest of websites, code is still worth knowing. Yet, code is the underlying foundation of it all.

The Cat’s Meow: 8 CSS and JavaScript Code Snippets Celebrating Our Feline Friends


Therefore, it’s only natural that cat-related shenanigans spill over into the world of design and code. With that, we’ve done the very difficult work of finding code snippets worthy of these crazy creatures. See the Pen Bongo Cat Codes #2 – Jamming by Caroline Artz.

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Show Me Emoji: Iconic Code Snippets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

It’s also been written with surprisingly little code. It apparently writes code as well, judging from the super-cool scrolling animation in those lenses. The post Show Me Emoji: Iconic Code Snippets appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.

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Motion Design Monday - Coding Explorations


Motion Design Monday - Coding Explorations. Andreion de Castro shared a personal motion design project, exploring and experimenting with creative coding on a daily basis. While creative coding is a powerful tool, we have not seen its full potential.

Chill Out with These Calming CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Our mission for today is to help you recharge from your daily grind with… code. Keep Calm and Code On. But code can actually provide a calming presence – and these snippets are proof. Want to see even more calming code snippets? We could all use a little calm in our lives.

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8 Animated CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets That Celebrate Summer

Speckyboy Design Magazine

In that spirit, we bring you a collection of code snippets that bring a little bit of summer to your screen. The Endless Summer Exists – Through Code. The post 8 Animated CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets That Celebrate Summer appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.

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10 Pure CSS Responsive Navigation Code Snippets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

But I’m also a fan of using code snippets like the ones I’ve collected for this article. The post 10 Pure CSS Responsive Navigation Code Snippets appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine. Designing a responsive layout doesn’t need to be difficult.

Best Keyboards for Programming & Coding

Just Creative

Read on to learn how to choose the best keyboard for your programming and coding need. How to Choose the Best Keyboards for Programming and Coding? Based on these requirements, we have prepared a list that includes the best keyboards available in the market for programming and coding.

What Designers need to know about no-code

UX Collective

With promises of democratization, empowerment, and speed, how will Design adapt to the changes that no-code will bring? coding no-code ux product-design designContinue reading on UX Collective ».

10 Amazing Animated Text CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

And in this post I’ve cataloged 10 of the coolest examples from around the web showcasing what you can do with just a little bit of stylized text and CSS code. The open source Snap.svg library lets anyone create high-resolution SVG images with just a bit of code.

Creative coding with circles

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I coded circles everyday for a month and this is what I came up with Continue reading on UX Collective ». art ux creative-coding kotlin generative-art

Should UX Designers Learn to Code?

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As with every design decision, the answer to the question “Should UX designers learn to code?” When you work with digital products, you may not always need to write lines of code, but it is an added advantage to know how to build the product that you design.

Exploring Neumorphism Through Code Snippets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

With that, here are some code snippets that bring neumorphism to life! The post Exploring Neumorphism Through Code Snippets appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine. The web design industry has always been great at throwing around buzzwords.

Examples of Combining Halftone Effects with Code

Speckyboy Design Magazine

And, as CSS and JavaScript have progressed, designers have found a way to integrate the effect into code as well. Let’s have a look at some examples of how halftone is being implemented through code. In the code snippets above, halftone is utilized both traditionally and innovatively.

Best Laptops for Coding, Programming & Development in 2020

Just Creative

While we featured our best laptops for coding back in 2019, we thought we’d circle back around and offer up and update so you can have the absolute best tech at your fingertips. Shopping list for your next coding laptop. Best Laptops for Coding, Programming & Development in 2020.

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Unexpected Learnings From Coding Artwork Every Day For Five Years

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Unexpected Learnings From Coding Artwork Every Day For Five Years. Unexpected Learnings From Coding Artwork Every Day For Five Years. For more than five years I have been creating one digital artwork a day, using code to generate patterns, shapes, and animations.

Celestial Code Snippets That Celebrate the Sky and Outer Space

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Exploring the Heavens Through Code. As the code snippets above demonstrate, the sky and outer space can add elements of fun and beauty to the web. The post Celestial Code Snippets That Celebrate the Sky and Outer Space appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine.

Convert Your Website Design to Code – 4 Ways to Do It

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From a technical point of view the task of converting the design into an SEO-friendly, multi-browser compatible code, is a whole other story. It’s such a shame we can’t just cut and paste it to a site, we need some kind of design-to-code process.

What is No-Code Development and Why Should You Care? The Ultimate Guide


If you’ve been following the recent trends in software, even remotely, chances are you’ve heard about No-code development. Even though the name is pretty self-explanatory, there are still some details that make no-code development such a big word. Pros and Cons of non-code development.

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Top 5 Tools To Create Unique Promo And Coupon Codes

Design Hill

Promo and coupon codes are a great way to promote online stores and increase sales. Discounted coupons or promo codes are shared with thousands of customers via emails or SMS in order to gain massive exposure to online stores or websites. Share 0. Tweet 0. Share.

Braving into the World of Code: 10 Online Courses for Designers

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The age-old discussion on whether designers should learn to code or not has been explored from pretty much every angle possible. These courses will open the door to integrating code into your website , helping you take your web design to a whole other(worldly) level. Here’s a handpicked selection of the 10 top online coding courses: Codecademy. With 45 million students to date, Codecademy is one of the biggest and most popular online coding schools.

Thoughts on Building a WordPress Website from Scratch (Without Code)

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Thankfully, a code snippet I found made it possible via a WordPress shortcode. If you want to inject specific CSS, JavaScript or other code into your site, you can do so here. This could be of use if you want to add Google Analytics or pixel tracking code.

See the Sound: Audio Visualization CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Here is a collection of code snippets that bring a visual element to sound. The post See the Sound: Audio Visualization CSS & JavaScript Code Snippets appeared first on Speckyboy Design Magazine. At the turn of the 21st century, MP3 audio was just hitting the mainstream.