Experimentation, exploration, and general messin’ about. Here in The Lab, we try out new tools, create new ideas, and see what we can break. Anything and everything that doesn’t fit in the other channels could end up here.
A concise reference. The Lessons Learned channel distills out what we learn from the main series. Each episode explains the theory and practice of a specific topic. They’re great for reference, review, or just catching up.
Apply the incredible language to build web-scale, real-time systems and applications on your own
In this Turning a Design into HTML Code and Using CSS video, we’ll cover how to determine structural elements needed to turn a design into a webpage, how to use a visual design to plan out the other HTML elements needed in that page, and how to code a webpage based on a visual design. We’ll also cover the syntax of CSS, type or element selectors, class selectors, ID selectors, descendant selectors, CSS specificity, and how to attach a CSS file to your HTML page.
You did your best, but somehow that User object, over time, morphed into a monstrous God object. And your controllers started out nice and clean, but now… not so much.
If martial artists use kata as a method for exercise and practice, what might be the equivalent for coders, like us? Well, code katas are short, repeatable programming challenges, which are meant to exercise everything from your focus, to your workflow.