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Dolina Baryczy

I went back to a “full-scale” commitment to learning. This week was ruled by the frontend, which I spent more than 10 hours learning. Did I learn anything interesting to inspire you?

It is difficult to find an answer to this question. For me, a few things were new and interesting. Mainly the syntax of the page in HTML. Where to put navigation in the code, where the footer and that the list

    is not wrapped in

    . Such technical things that can be found on hundreds of pages about HTML, and yet according to frontend scavengers hardly anyone knows how to arrange the HTML layer on a website well.

    I wrote recently about the tool provided by the W3C for validating HTML available at https://validator.w3.org/ This week I created an HTML layer for the first project and then threw each generated page into the validator. It turned out that I threw a few tags not where I needed to, but it did not take much time to remove the problem. By the way, I drew a quick conclusion that when creating a page template, to copy to subsequent subpages, it is worth first throwing the code into the validator, and only then copying further. I did the opposite, and after detecting the error, I had to spend five times as much time correcting it.

    From other thoughts, I caught myself that Git has become indispensable to me, in the sense that without Git I feel discomfort. Since I finished the Git course with Maciej Aniserowicz, I have been using it for every project. It does not matter whether it is only part of training or not. I use it because it gives me the comfort that if anything goes wrong and I break the code, I can go back to the state when the code worked. Not only that, if I find that some functionality is “wrong” I can return to the state before its launch, without deleting it … if I later changed my mind and wanted to use it.

    I got so used to these possibilities that when I was modifying the code in VBA to collect data from different places and present it in a full-time job, I felt great discomfort due to the lack of git. Such a curiosity, how easy it is to go from the state: “what’s going on” to the state “where my Git” 🙂

    So much for this week. In short, a lot of work, but gives me a lot of fun. For now, the pages are not very strongly styled in CSS so they remind me of those that I created a long time ago. Only the tables are missing, but I’m not going to fight the page layout with and again… I don’t miss 😉

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