Category Archives: Class Updates

Graphic design knowledge: Blessing or curse?

Thanks to rrodgers42 for mentioning this recent xkcd comic. It is the perfect follow-up to last week’s discussion of typefaces and graphic design.

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Workflow tips for coding and designing (Part 1)

In most cases, you do not need to move files back and forth between your “local computer” (the computer you are using) and the web server. You can just publish all of your files to the web server at the … Continue reading

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Smashing Magazine tutorial on Linux commands

This week, the blog Smashing Magazine has an excellent tutorial (authored by Paul Tero) that covers basic Linux commands. As Tero explains, “as a website developer or server administrator, you would gain a big asset in becoming comfortable with these commands: … Continue reading

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Macintosh/PC breakdown

When I started at Trinity University back in 2003, there were only a handful of Macintosh users on campus. Things have changed. Here’s what it looks like in our class: Macintosh (n=8): Alexa, Andrew, Claire, Jessica, Kathryn, Laura H., Maddie, … Continue reading

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Worst browser ever (Internet Explorer)

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Specialization Badge. Industry #1. Blogger

Though blogging is sometimes dismissed as “disguised narcissism,” a well-written, analytical blog can do more to establish your expertise than internships and college transcripts. As technology entrepreneur Rand Fishkin has noted, “if you can start up a local blog about … Continue reading

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First two foundation badges posted

The first two foundation badges have been posted. These are: #1. Power User: Home Configuration #2. Coder: HTML Basics Please note that there is no immediate deadline for completing these badges. Sooner is better — as it will unlock the … Continue reading

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