Welcome to the third post! Recapping from my previous blogs; I talked about what UX design is and how it’s use in combination to front-end developers. I also shared specific links and info about what a front-end developer is.
For this blog, I will get into specific skill set that makes up a front-end developer. Typically, a person enters into the field of front-end development by learning to develop HTML, CSS, and JS code, which runs in a web browser, headless browser, WebView.
A basic skill used by front-end developers and most importantly most know is HTML aka Hyper Text Markup Language. This is used to code the structure of a website:
- What is HTML?
This video is a great starting place to understand what HTML is. The expert in this video does a great job of what explaining HTML.
- Learn HTML in 12 minutes
In this video, it shows a computer tool/ program such as a notepad being used to code HTML and how it looks like when you publish it into a web browser. This video covers the very basic of HTML.
Second, CSS also known as Cascading Style Sheet. This is a code that is used to style the look and feel of a web page. Basically, it’s another layer of code that is used to control text sizes, colors, and layout of the web page:
- What’s CSS?
This short video explain what CSS is by showing simple elements.
- Learn CSS in 12 Minutes
Another introduction to CSS and explains how to use CSS codes. This video uses illustrations of how CSS works with a website. The person explains well using great viual aid in the video.