I recently completed the third intermediate project from freeCodeCamp’s Front End Development Certification. The goal of the project was to create a Wikipedia Viewer.
In keeping with tradition, I am going to discuss what went into completing the project, what I was hoping to accomplish, and what challenges I faced along the way.
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The past couple of weeks my primary focus has been on completing the Intermediate projects for freeCodeCamp’s Front End Developer Certification.
First up was the Build a Random Quote Machine project, which you can read more about here.
This time around the challenge was to create an app that would show the local weather.
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I recently finished the algorithm section on freeCodeCamp, which unlocked the intermediate Front End Development Projects.
These projects are a big step up from the projects I have tackled so far but I have been looking forward to working on them. First up: Build a Random Quote Machine.
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One of the best things about learning to code is working on projects. Not only is this a great way to learn but it is also a lot of fun.
I recently completed the second project in the freeCodeCamp Front End Developer course, which is to build a Personal Portfolio page.
Originally, I started to work on this project shortly after I finished my Tribute project back in October. I had a vision of what I wanted the page to look like but I didn’t have the knowledge necessary at that time to bring that vision to life.
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When I first started learning to program, my plan was to spend a month working on Codecademy courses and then switch to Code School. That plan changed when I realized that my local library offered free subscriptions to Treehouse.
I tried Treehouse, liked it, and decided to hold off on trying Code School as a result.
Last week, Code School offered a Free Trial Weekend so I finally got a full taste of what they offer.
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I wanted to share a fun project that I recently finished using only HTML and CSS.
I was scrolling through Twitter last week when I saw the following tweet:
Since I have spent most of my time to this point working on HTML and CSS, the tweet immediately caught my eye.
Finding a project that uses HTML and CSS was exactly what I was looking for so I clicked the link to learn more.