[Noisebridge-discuss] Web Dev Projects

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 22:29:55 UTC 2013

Heads up:- Tonight at 7:30, Front End Web Development with me, Garrett Smith.

On 8/24/13, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Web Developers -
> I want to take over webdev class for next week. AIUI, Jeffrey is absent.
> For learning and researching, I like the idea of unschooling, leading
> to autodidacticism. So projects and using famous techniques such as:
> * RTFM and SFTW
> * Capability detectiom & Fallbacks
> * A hands-on introduction to XP methodologies such as pair, code
> review, as it arises.
> When questions arise, and they will, I like to explain how stuff
> works, and if I don't recall instantly off the top of my head, and
> that happens fairly often, how to find the answer using STFW and RTFM,
> and when that fails, how (and where (CIWAS, JSMentors, c.l.js, ciwah))
> to ask a smart question. E.g.
> http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
> And not:
> * Downloading free scripts off dynamic drive or jQuery
> * Copy'n'paste development
> Thoughts on this?
> Some of the things I've done with web programming, if you're at all
> curious, includes the late DHTMLKitchen .com site, some of which has
> been archived by Matt:
> http://www.fortybelow.ca/hosted/dhtmlkitchen/
> Code reviews and other posts to comp.lang.javascript, one of which
> became formalized into the Query Selectors article (now on Matt's
> site):
> http://www.fortybelow.ca/hosted/dhtmlkitchen/JavaScript-Query-Engines.html
> The maintenance of its FAQ, and creation of new pages for FAQ notes,
> now on Matt's site:
> http://www.fortybelow.ca/hosted/comp-lang-javascript/faq/
> A JavaScript repository on Github
> https://github.com/garretts
> --
> Garrett
> Twitter: @xkit
> personx.tumblr.com

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