Setting up a Brand New Mac for Development

Setting up a Brand New Mac for Development

I just got a new MacBook Pro, and I decided to research the fastest, most efficient method to set up a clean, organized, and up-to-date development environment for my new computer. I wrote about some of these steps in my front end web development setup…

My Front End Web Development Setup

My Front End Web Development Setup

I’m a self-taught web developer who has been working professionally in the field since June, 2015. I’m going to write about the setup, programs, and plugins I use on a daily basis with some brief descriptions and alternate options. View on GitHub Disclaimer It doesn’t…

Setting Up Virtual Hosts

Setting Up Virtual Hosts

Did you read about how to set up a local server environment, or do you already know how to do that? The next step is setting up virtual hosts. I’ve found most – if not all – of the resources and tutorials about setting up…

Setting Up a Local Server Environment

Setting Up a Local Server Environment

My early experiences with web design and development only involved the front end – HTML, CSS and some JavaScript. As long as I had a browser, I was set. Eventually as a web developer, you get to a point where you need to implement PHP…

Basic HTML5 Skeleton File

Basic HTML5 Skeleton File

I often like to start my projects from scratch and stray away from using frameworks. HTML5 Boilerplate is a really great resource for creating a style-agnostic web project foundation; all your bases will be covered. However, it’s much more than I need for a standard…

Getting Started with Git

Getting Started with Git

Git is a difficult subject to tackle for self-taught web developers who didn’t learn to code with a team. If you’ve always worked alone and want an explanation of how to get started with Git, this tutorial is for you. I’m an egotistical bastard, and…