Just a quick tip to those willing to learn what it means to build a website and host it. As many of you know I like to encourage people entering the web development world to not just learn what it means to build a simple HTML page, but also to really understand hosting. It may seem it irrelevant, but it will save you hours of unwanted client frustration to learn how to “host” your site. … But how to learn on a budget? Try this: Amazon A3 via Amazon Web... Read The Rest →
TED.com is one of the Tuts+ Premium team’s favorite sources of learning and inspiration. In this post, I want to share 20 TED talks I recommend to all Tuts+ Premium students who are focused on learning creative skills. 1. Erik Johannson’s Impossible Photography Erik Johansson creates realistic photos of impossible scenes — capturing ideas, not moments. In this witty how-to, the Photoshop wizard describes the principles he uses to make these fantastical scenarios come to life, while keeping them visually plausible. 2. Lisa Harouni’s A Primer on 3D Printing 2012... Read The Rest →
We will never know why. – Aside
As a developer, I will tell you that WordPress is one of the most flexible ways to get some web presence. However, for novice users, the design, look and feel is often a mystery. Users will download free themes from the WordPress repository only to find they do not like the fonts, or download a premium theme from a developer and find the set-up is beyond their skill set. So whats the difference and what is the best choice for a person who knows nothing about code?: Free Themes: These... Read The Rest →
Can you tell the difference?
As always, I go to Wordcamps to catch-up on the latest developments, but always walk away with great memories of the people.