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  • For many people programming seems like something "nerds" might do, or something really advanced, and probably something they don't have time for. But programming isn't as difficult as one might think, and also has some unexpected beneficial consequences. Today I want to talk about the 10 reasons people should learn to code.

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    I recently started working with the Bootstrap framework and playing with other technologies such as JQuery.  Both of these technologies have been out for some time, and for much of it, I shrugged them off and continued working as I had always done, scratch HTML, CSS, and JS.

  • Isn't being a programmer just coding? umm no programming is more then just typing statements or laying down code, it's more of an art, or a machine of many peices working together as one...

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    When you start any new website, or want to promote an existing one, one of the most important things to consider is how you rank in the search engines. Search engine optimization, or SEO for short is the process by which designers, developers and webmasters make a website more appealing to a search engine, and make it appear higher for certain relevant search terms. In this post I'll talk about some of the dos and don'ts in SEO

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    You're working on a new project, and the client asks for a new feature that wasn't in the original proposal, you add the feature, and a few months down the road the requirements have changed again, and the client decides that the feature just won't do.

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    Jeff Manning

    When you create any new website, having that website pay for itself, or better still turn a profit is both a practical and even necessary goal.  But how and when do you monetize your website and what strategy should you use? In this post I will explore various options that you can take to monetize your website, the pros and cons for each option and when you should implement them.