Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing a code editor, part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
One of the most important decisions…a new web designer can make…is choosing which suite of programs to use…for creating and building websites.…Using the right tools can make you more efficient,…ensure the creation of quality content,…and help you create a workflow based…on your own personal preferences and strengths.…In this movie, I want to focus on choosing a code editor.…Code editors come in a wide array…of capabilities and price points.…And what works for one designer might not…be the best solution for another.…When comparing code editors, here are a few factors…that you want to look at.…
First, how easy is it for new users to adopt?…If you're brand new to web design…you probably going to want to start with a code editor…that's easy to set up and use.…This will allow you to be productive from the very start…and not have to spend a tremendous amount of time…learning the specifics of the tool.…As you gain experience, you can always move…to a more complex tool if you find your current code editor…doesn't have all the features that you need.…
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- What is web design?
- What is a web designer?
- Learning to code
- Choosing a web host
- Working with a CMS
- Exploring how websites are structured
- Choosing your framework or software
- Designing with standards and accessibility in mind
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring Web Design
2. The Field of Web Design
3. Getting Started
4. Exploring Tools
5. Learning Web Design
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