Entries tagged with “learning”


Hello codebar Sydney!

We’re excited to say that our first workshop will be held at Campaign Monitor on Tuesday 5th September at 6:30pm...

Mentoring for the junior mentor

Mentoring is an incredibly generous gift. I was lucky enough to be involved in a fantastic and successful mentoring partnership in my last job, which was invaluable. Now I'm looking for a mentor in Sydney, I've been thinking about this a lot...

​Part 2: Creating my first HTTP server in Node.js

I recently wrote about my first dive into Node.js. Here's part two where I managed to get the server to read and return the correct file includes....

Creating my first HTTP server in Node.js

Until now, my job as a front-end developer has been writing HTML, CSS and JS... I'm referring to the kind of JavaScript which might add behaviour to a site—client-side JavaScript. That's what I considered a front-end developer to do. But for a while things have been changing....

My Clearleft journey

Two and a half years ago, I joined Clearleft as a Junior Developer and last week I left to begin a new chapter...

My talk writing process (so far)

I'm still pretty new to public speaking and therefore talk writing, so I'm still figuring out the best techniques. I've only written a couple of talks so far, so I have a long way to go, but the process I've followed feels like a good starting point....

My talk at Dot York: Learn and Teach

At Dot York, I talked about my learning journey; why I joined Clearleft and what it's been like since. It was just a ten minute talk, which felt long enough because I gave an open and honest account of my journey so far...

Front-end development blog by Ire Aderinokun

This is a really nice example of someone documenting their learning.

Be comfortable looking like an idiot

I get nervous about public speaking; I don't have much experience (hopefully this won't be for long) and I don't think I am a natural in front of an audience. Sometimes this impacts my confidence. So I'm working on ways to overcome it...

How to code in HTML for beginners

A great book that I recommend to Codebar students.

THE FULL STACKOVERFLOW DEVELOPER

I admit to being a culprit of this when I started out and I learnt a while ago that I would get more satisfaction out of learning and understanding the code I'm writing. It's a great feeling when something you made really works!

My first public speaking experience

On Thursday last week, I attended Talk Web Design conference. This wasn't like any other conference for me because for the first time ever, I attended as a speaker...

Flexbox in 5

This takes you through a series of steps to create flexbox layouts. I like the explanations that go with each step. A nice tool for learning the basics.

Flexyboxes

This is a playground for learning flexbox. I also like that it shows all of the vendor prefixes in the generated code.

Codebar Brighton came to Clearleft

Codebar is a weekly workshop, mentoring women, LGBTQ and other minorities in tech the basics of web development languages such as HTML, CSS, Javascript and Ruby...

Here it goes

This week I set up my personal website. I work on websites every day, but I always find that I never have time to work on my own. So, in order to just get something out there, I ran with whatever I could throw together on Saturday morning...