Ambitions to be a Web Developer?

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Have you ever wanted to give web development a shot, but don’t quite know where to start?

Whether you plan to make a career out of front end/full stack dev or just want to get crazy on the keyboard- the typical starting point for web development is learning HTML and CSS. Once you have an understanding and comprehension of these languages, you could spiderweb out and incorporate programming languages such as PHP and JavaScript.

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What’s the Best Image Format?

Living in the 21st century you see images all over this massive, intangible thing we call the internet. As you have probably noticed, these images don’t all have the same format, saved as various file types. So here’s the question- Which one is best? Let’s find out.

Here are the main image formats we’re going to cover:

  • JPG
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • SVG

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Internet Explorer- No Longer King

In January 2016, Internet Explorer was still the most used browser in America, sitting at 46% of total web users. The crown was then stolen by Google Chrome in mid March, according to netmarketshare.com

Although Internet Explorer still receives security updates, regular support has been discontinued since 2015 due to Microsoft pushing Edge. This has caused some irritation among web users, as Edge is currently only usable on Windows 10, which covers approximately 24% of operating systems in use. Edge in itself has not taken off very well- as only 22% of Windows 10 users prefer it over other browsers available.

For more stats on these browsers, see this nice article from Ars Technica.

 

What’s New in WordPress 4.6

The August release of WordPress 4.6 “Pepper” came with several changes, some of which are nearly unnoticeable without specific searching, but still contribute to the smooth flow of the developer. Here’s what we do know:

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