Validating tools offer an easy way to honour the structured way of writing code. This post details ways to do validation on your code. (This tutorial is a part of the series – “How to become a web programmer in 4 easy steps”. Read previous post here.)
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BUGS! They need special care and attention. They need special tools too. This post is dedicated to squashing bugs. (This tutorial is a part of the series – “How to become a web programmer in 4 easy steps”. Read previous post here. )
Nailing bugs can be done with assistance from browsers. We will discuss tools that are available with the three major browsers in the market – IE 8, Firefox 3.5 and Google Chrome 3.0.
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Among the many things that play a crucial role in maintaining the flow of development, the choice of an editor and reference document are undoubtedly the most important. Today we will discuss them.
(This tutorial is a part of the series – “How to become a web programmer in 4 easy steps” . Read previous post here.)
Choice of an Editor
My stints with text editors always ended in disaster until I used Notepad++; and I fell in love with it.
Notepad++ is the best text editing software in its category. It boasts of a lot of features including support for a whopping 48 scripting languages and portability.
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We will start our discussion by setting up a development environment. (This tutorial is a part of the series – “How to become a web programmer in 4 easy steps”)
For every budding web developer, it is extremely important to get himself/herself familiarised with the basic setup required for client-server architecture. On the client-side only a browser is needed. Since all operating systems come with at least a browser, we can concentrate on setting up the server part of the story.
Here’s what you will need:
- A server – most popular being Apache
- A programming language – PHP being the most popular among the many available
- A database manager – MySQL being the most popular
Besides their popularity, all of them are free to use.
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“Gather the tools and know them“
In a nutshell, yes, that’s it – the recipe for starting out to be a web programmer.
It took me a while to figure out, gather and put the ingredients in their right place. A break-up of the tools is given below.
- Validation and
- Optimisation Tools
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I do most of my product designs in SolidWorks tool. When I am happy with a rendered image of the model, I use Photoshop to enhance this JPG image by adding backgrounds. The only hitch in this process is cutting-out the model from its default background using a combination of Magnetic Lasso and Magic Wand tools in Photoshop. If the model is a complicated one, this process takes a lot of time and needs considerable patience.
Yes, there is always a solution to a problem. This is how I solved it.
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Recently, I needed some information on lighting up of a stage for a photo shoot. I asked for help from a couple of my friends who are interested in photography. They came up with some extremely useful links. I would like to share them with you.
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Ssh! I know the secret. Now you are about to know the secret. Read on; if you can you keep a secret.
Once I got the opportunity to look behind the closed doors of tinyurl.com. It was highly dangerous. A split second’s mistake, I am done for. Anyway, I took the chance. And do you know what I saw? A goat!
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