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AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog)
Merrick Christensen (twitter github)
Joe Eames (twitter github blog)
Jamison Dance (twitter github blog)
00:57 - What does it mean to be a “web developer”
11:01 - Minumum level entry skills you need to become a web developer
19:39 - CSS
24:24 - Mid-Senior level skills you need to become a web developer
Prime Workers (AJ)
Adobe Illustrator (AJ)
Mountain West Ruby Conference (Jamison)
'Arrested Development' Comes Back On Netflix On May 26, So Get Extra Sleep Now: Linda Holmes (Joe)
Intro to Networking with Netcat and NodeJS (AJ)
Intro to HTTP with Netcat, Node, Connect (AJ)
Marionette.js with Derick Bailey
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AJ: Yo! Yo! Yo! Coming at you as live as I can from Provo, Utah.
JAMISON: We’ve got Merrick Christensen.
MERRICK: What’s up?
JAMISON: And we’ve got Joe Eames.
JOE: Hey, how’s it going?
JAMISON: Today, we’re talking about just general web development skill sets, like what do you need to know to be a web developer? We should probably start off and define what a web developer is first because I think that it’s a really overloaded term. What do you guys think it means to be a ‘web developer’? I’m doing air quotes right now.
JOE: Merrick and I have had some conversations about this and it’s like I feel like his opinion of what a web developer is, is slightly different than mine. And maybe I’m coming more in line with what his definition is. So, I want to hear his first.
MERRICK: My definition?
JOE: Yeah, go.
JOE: You said web application developer, right?
MERRICK: Yeah. I think there’s a difference.
JOE: Yeah, okay. For mine, one of the things that I feel like is I’m weak with CSS, right? And so, I kind of have this disdain about people that are like, “Oh, you don’t know CSS, huh? Well, that’s a problem.” And I want to say, “Well, yeah I’m not great with CSS.” I can tread water. But I can’t take a screen shot that some designer puts together in Illustrator and then turn it into a web page and feel like I’m doing it right. I always want to turn to an expert and say, “Hey, what do you think of this layout?