FreeCodeCamp Progress: Wikipedia Viewer and Twitch Viewer

Wrapping Up the Wikipedia Viewer Project It took me a while to return to my Wikipedia Viewer project after writing the blog post about troubleshooting the Wikipedia API. But I finally hunkered down and finished it up. I posted my project to several online forums and received feedback on how to improve my code. A few […]

9 Awesome Articles from Around the Web || Week 2

The last month been amazing. I started a new part-time marketing and (donor) development position with a tech-related, local nonprofit. Apart from leaving me more time to spend with my family and pursuing hobbies, I’m finally able to apply the many skills I’ve learned over the last year of selling on Amazon, doing marketing for […]

9 Awesome Articles from Around the Web: Week 1

Technology Why were Facebook, Google, and Amazon so quiet about net neutrality? “It’s not too difficult a leap to make from wondering why your online access shouldn’t be free from walls erected by your cable company, to wondering equally why your online access shouldn’t also be free from limitations created by a social media platform, […]

Web Design for Developers: The Ultimate Resource Guide

Design is often cited by developers as one of the hardest aspects they face in completing a project. When you’re first starting out and picking up freelance projects, your clients might expect you to be a one-stop shop for both their design and development needs. If you have a background or training in design, that’s […]

Wikipedia Viewer: Wikipedia API & Cross-Origin Requests (SOLVED)

A lot of people working on the freeCodeCamp Wikipedia Viewer run into problems making requests to the Wikipedia API. They plug the request URL into the search browser and it pulls up the data just fine. But as soon as they start making the request inside their JavaScript, all sorts of error messages start popping up […]

Getting Started Coding: freeCodeCamp vs The Odin Project

When you’re beginning your web development journey, it can be difficult to figure out which learning resources provide the greatest value. There are so many coding sites for beginners that it’s easy to fall into decision paralysis about which learning path to embark on. Today I’m going to focus on two of the best free coding […]