A lot of peeps have told me that I need my own site or something to just post my thoughts and criticisms, as well as have some form of portfolio. I also need a better job than what I have, and my skillset could use some front-end experience. So, adding the two together, I decided to take this course. The url for this site is thisisnotyou.net/project.
Update: Code challenge 1 completed. Project will be in the directory /project/ off the main domain.
Update 2: Code challenge 2 completed. Many adjustments made to complete challenge, those these changes are more to exemplify merit than part of the future design. Changes will likely be removed as the page evolves.
Update 3 (Morning, 1/22/13): Code challenge 3 (mostly) completed. Notes:
Update 4 (Evening, 1/29/13): Code challenges 4 and 5 completed. Site looks presentable now. Many of the things I needed to learn, mostly complete (save some advanced techniques). Design-wise...I could use a little guidance, so I'm bringing this up publicly to move forward. Also, adding cover photo for the sake of having a cover photo.
Apparently, my last update did not stick (also, I updated the url so that people get to it properly...the way I wrote it initially sounded wrong). Dunno what is going on with this site. Alas:
Update 6 (Evening, 2/5/13): Code Challenge 7 completed, and with only a minute or two to spare! Also, upload takes 2 minutes, so bleh...in the service industry, it's okay if you're up to 5 minutes late, so that's okay. Site should work on most mobile devices now. Aesthetically, I have ideas on what to do, and will be overhauling that aspect later tonight or tomorrow night. (Gotta write some stuff first)
Update 7 (Early Morning, 2/6/13): Design overhaul complete. Proof of concept posted as cover photo. Major Changes:
That is all for now. Feel free to let me know any suggestions that would make things look better.
Update 8 (Early morning, 2/9/13): Code Challenge 8 (with mailer) complete. In addition, fixes made:
Barring fixing the mailer PHP (or just implementing my own mailer PHP), this is mostly done as a proof of concept. Watch the site in the coming weeks, as I implement a CMS, work other things out, and make this a true site that'll go live, hopefully by March.