Archive for August 2019

PROJECT: The Peer Review System

Table of Contents Introduction Features Built With Explanation Acknowledgements Additional Introduction One big project I worked on was The Peer Review system. The idea was to have a system where students review each other’s work, thus reducing manpower on the instructor, and increase student participation. Development of this tool was a team effort. The Peer…

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How-to SASS

SASS is a scripting language that provides a lot more features/tools that CSS doesn’t have. It’s a preprocessor, which means that it generates code that is understandable by CSS. Think of it like how Markdown generates HTML code. Sass Feature #1 – Variables Variables allow you to store data, so you can reuse it in…

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Divi and Sticky Menu bars

I was recruited to fix a CSS problem caused by another developer, for the site https://www.magueymelate.com/. The owner graciously let me write about the experience. The goal: Put a sticky bar on top of the site, for very specific pages. The Process Goal: Build a sticky banner for opt-ins for 4 specific pages Fix: What…

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Having fun with Bootstrap 4

Documentation: https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.0/layout/grid/ Here’s a cheatsheet that I like: https://hackerthemes.com/bootstrap-cheatsheet/ You can find my code + result here (hit RUN):  https://repl.it/@RockyKev/nucamp-1-bootstrap-challenge Some other useful methods that I like:  1) Centering content.  I do this a lot with long websites.  2) Gutter/no Gutter This is great if you’re doing a collage. For example wakeupcoffee.biz (screenshot) has their images right…

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Setting up Git

I wrote this how-to for my bootcamp. Here it is! Note – I’ve probably done this like 30 times in my life, and I still struggle with remembering the process. It’s a weird learning curve. But once you get it, you’ll still have to google to remember how to do it correctly. Needs: 1) Make…

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