Category: Web Development

January 19, 2023
7 Essential Tips for Setting Up Your First Website

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels Creating a website can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it can also be overwhelming for beginners. However, with the right tools and resources, setting up your first website is easier than you might think. Whether you’re building a personal blog, an online store, or a professional website, this guide will provide you with the essential tips you need to get started. 1. Define Your Website’s Purpose and Goals Before you start building your website, it’s essential to define its purpose and goals.

March 7, 2020
9 things you need to know about Visual Studio Code

As far as I know, Visual Studio IDE is heavy. The last version I’ve used was Visual Studio 2008. I used it to finish my last assignment using VB.Net twelve years ago. My experience showed me it’s one of the heaviest IDE I ever used. It’s as heavy as Netbeans or Eclipse. At that time, I run Windows Vista or 7, can’t remember well. That’s the reason I just ignore a friend’s recommendation to give it a try.

February 19, 2020
How to fix undetected OG tags on Shopify

The problem happened some days ago. One of Shopify stores I am working on doesn’t display the correct image when we share it to Facebook. At first, I think it’s a problem with missing the Open Graph meta tags (OG tags). But I was wrong. The OG tags were there when I view the page’s source. So, here’s my story how I fix undetected OG tags on Shopify store. Yet, Facebook Sharing Debugger is still showing a warning about missing OG tags.

July 25, 2019
How to prepare the vacation for a web developer

It’s still summer and most people are having breaks for summer vacation. As a web developer, I am no exception. Even though I work remotely but I do some preparations before the departure day. So, here’s how to prepare vacation for web developer like you and me. Send notification early That’s what I’ve done first. Usually, I notify them at least three months or even four months earlier. Then when the day is closing, I send them a reminder with a copy from my first notification.

July 13, 2019
How to choose the best messengers for web development

Nowadays there is a myriad of messengers apps to use. A few of them are good for keeping communication inside the web development team. Then, how to choose the one that’s best suited? How to choose the the best messengers for web development team? Functionalities Consider the functionalities of the messenger’s candidate app. At the very least, it should have these functionalities: Upload pictures . Based on my experience working in web development industries for almost 9 years, sharing screenshots is one of the most frequent activities.

July 9, 2019
How to survive in the web development industry

I have been in the web development industry since 2010. I begin as an amateur front-end developer during my time at the university. After that, I got my first full-time job for two years. Then, I started to work remotely and sometimes, freelancing. So, how to survive in the web development industry? Some folks will say about keep updating your skills, always keep updating with the last trends, follow the code camps, or learn that new sophisticated web framework.

July 7, 2019
Web development vs web design

For beginners, the term “web development” and “web design” may be confusing. In short, “web design” is part of the whole “web development” process. For larger web development project, usually, there are some people dedicated to doing the web design. So, how are differences between web development vs web design? Web developer and Web designer A web developer can be a web designer and vice versa. For small projects, the designers can be the developers themselves.

June 29, 2019
Why it’s absolutely better doing web development on Linux

I start my journey into web development world using Windows and the popular XAMPP at the time. Years ago, as a beginner, I wonder why, why they do web development on Linux? Even my first job as a developer, when I got the laptop from the company, that’s running on Ubuntu 10.04. Most of the servers use Linux Though some of them are using Windows server too. But, as far as I know, most of them use Linux.

June 28, 2019
Useful web development technologies you need to know

I work as a web developer since 2010. So, it’s almost 10 years now. Many technologies and services I had used during my journey as a web developer. Some of them, though they may be not on the top of the list of popular web development tools today, is still working perfectly. I still use them. The rest, I don’t use it anymore. Here they are, the useful web development technologies you need to know.

June 27, 2019
Web Development and Software Development are absolutely different

When I just started my career as a web developer, I often get confusing for both of the terms: web development or software development. Sometimes, I consider them the same though there are some differences. Web Development This term means the development of an application which: Run on the server. Accessed using web browsers: Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and the likes. You name it.

June 24, 2019
How to improve productivity for a web developer

Here are some tips to improve productivity for a web developer based on my own experience. I work as a web developer since 2010 so I know what to do to improve my own productivity on the work. Sorry if this sounds more like personal growth advice, but they work for me. Pursue this feeling first: Relax When I am in a relaxed condition, my experience shows that I can solve the problem quicker.

June 19, 2019
How to get the next web development project ideas

People often ask me do you have web development project ideas? Even one of my past clients, after I finished up his first project, ask me the same question. How to answer such a question? How to get such ideas? Where to get them? How and where to get your next web development project ideas? There are plenty of places to get them. Let’s take a look at each of these places one by one.