Categories
Coding

Coding thoughts 2+ months.

It’s been more than a couple months, still everyday doing some coding or exercise lessons daily. I am on a 3rd different course for PHP, its getting into more advanced uses like functions and object oriented is coming. No joke I am dying to learn more JavaScript and Python, but PHP has immediate uses plus […]

Categories
Coding Coding Tools PHP

CodeCademy opinions are changing.

I recently bought a PRO membership to CodeCademy (CC) back in July 2020, I tried it free for a week before. It’s a pretty expensive yearly membership, I paid $239 USD for 1 year of unlimited access. I had other resources that I was liking so I used those first, then I dabbled with some […]

Categories
Coding Tools PHP

XAMPP, local server environment to develop on.

I have used a few localhost server pre setup packages over the years, currently using XAMPP for MAC. This is installed and used to have your very own web server on your computer. I have enjoyed using it for the past few months, mainly for PHP and MySQL lessons. Pros Decently easy to setup Works […]

Categories
Coding

SoloLearn. Learning code most frustrating things?

In my code learning I have enjoyed the heck out of all the new stuff, for me being able to create something from scratch is pure enjoyment. I have no other reason for all this learning other than I know from past experience how exciting it is to create something in code and see it […]

Categories
Coding PHP

PHP, what I’ve learned and made so far.

You may notice me running through some basic php functions, I completed a entry level course already and made a few web apps with it. I am taking a different course that is a bit more expanded and then covers the object orientated structure. PHP is one of my main focuses so its why I […]

Categories
Coding PHP

PHP Count characters in string!

During one of my courses this morning the instructor wanted a simple form input made with a text box to allow a string of text to be entered via a submit button. Then it will display the number of characters in the string. Bonus was a selector to optionally count spaces y/n. I made a […]

Categories
Coding PHP

PHP has two ways to code?

So I am learning lots of PHP, the basics ya know. I am no fool though and see this other type of coding style in some third party code I use. I am like wtf what is this. Well when most people start doing php coding lessons they will learn “Procedural” style, but the other […]

Categories
PHP

PHP switch

switch on php.net An interesting alternative to if/elseif/else in php I came upon. Why use it? After reading around for a bit it would appear its just more human readable. Some say it may be faster in some scenarios, it may be less code, use it if you have more than 3 conditions said another. […]

Categories
Coding

Oh really?

fixate on my coding…

Categories
Coding

6 Weeks of Web Dev Coding Lessons.

Its been six weeks (June 4 – July 18 2020) since I started taking a Udemy course on Web Dev 2.0. It has quite a few languages, learning the most essential functions from each. The biggest surprise was how deep CSS3 is, JavaScript is really super amazing, PHP was just what I expected to get […]