Whether you're already registered with e-learning sites, or just considering a career in web development… there's something here for everybody.

To maximize your experience, be sure to check out all the resources, and let me know of any I might be missing on the Contact page!

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If you're exploring web development as a career, here are some excellent articles and sites to start with.

La Vie en Code Blog

The La Vie en Code Blog is home to my personal stories and relevant student articles. I recommend the following articles for individuals still exploring the concept of web development as a career.

Where I Began
My origin story, and how I started in web development, and how web-based education changed my life.

Treehouse Success Story: Nicole Archambault
I taught myself to become a web developer using Treehouse. In July 2015, they highlighted me as one of their first student success stories. If you are considering a career in web development, you may be inspired by my story (and if you are, please let me know!)

Web Development Basics: Front-End vs. Back-End
Web development comes in a wide variety of flavors, but can be broken down into two major groups: front-end and back-end development. Read more about the differences here.

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Skillcrush

Skillcrush, founded by freelance web developer Adda Birnir, provides a lot of information for anyone considering learning to code.

They also offer Blueprint programs for specific career goals within web development, which are a good paid option for someone seeking additional guidance and direction.

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Learn to Code With Me

Laurence Bradford taught herself to code, and created Learn to Code With Me to help educate and empower other self-taught coders. In addition to a lot of useful information, Laurence frequently writes for Forbes on a variety of tech topics.

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We all lead busy lives.
Learn more about web development when you're on the go or at home!

La Vie en Code Podcast

The LVEC Podcast is my personal passion project, geared toward self-taught web developers—as well as some great tips for anyone wanting to teach themselves anything.

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CodeNewbie Podcast

The CodeNewbie podcast—well, the entire site—is an fantastic resource for new coders. Host Saron Yitbarek covers a wide variety of topics, from interviewing industry professionals, to 101-type discussions on valuable subjects like algorithms.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes
Learn to Code With Me Podcast

Laurence Bradford of Learn to Code With Me hosts an excellent series of interviews with industry professionals and new coders alike. These podcasts are filled with life and industry advice.

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Perfect for textual learners, these articles and sites will help guide your journey!

La Vie en Code Blog

The La Vie en Code Blog is home to my personal stories and relevant student articles. I post regularly on the following technical and non-technical topics:

  • WordPress Development
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Learning How to Learn

Content is always being updated, so be sure to check back for new content.

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SitePoint

SitePoint is one of the most comprehensive web development resource, tutorial, and advice sites on the web today. Their contributors are constantly producing valuable content for virtually every major language and markup language, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Ruby, and much more.

Go to Site
Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine has it all. The web development resource site features important topics like best practice, starting from network performance, user experience, CSS design and animation, as well as backend-related articles (PHP and Ruby), and a lot of other JavaScript-related topics.

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CSS Tricks

CSS-Tricks has established itself as one of the most extensive and in-depth repositories of information on Cascading Style Sheets. There are endless articles on here about how to do just about everything with CSS, from beginner to expert level.

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Envato Tuts+

Envato Tuts+ is one of my favorites. They offer free and paid content, and have more than 20,000 free tutorials for different technologies, including Web development. For developers, the website has excellent tutorial courses on PHP.

Visit Site

LISTEN

We all lead busy lives.
Learn more about web development when you're on the go or at home!

La Vie en Code Podcast

The LVEC Podcast is my personal passion project, geared toward self-taught web developers—as well as some great tips for anyone wanting to teach themselves anything.

Learn your individual learning style. Find engaging and rewarding resources for your web development education. Let's build the confidence you need to be a successful developer, together.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes
CodeNewbie Podcast

The CodeNewbie podcast—well, the entire site—is an fantastic resource for new coders. Host Saron Yitbarek covers a wide variety of topics, from interviewing industry professionals, to 101-type discussions on valuable subjects like algorithms.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes
Learn to Code With Me Podcast

Laurence Bradford of Learn to Code With Me hosts an excellent series of interviews with industry professionals and new coders alike. These podcasts are filled with life and industry advice.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes
Start Here Web Development Podcast

Dain Miller of Start Here Web Development podcast has put a lot of work into making his audience and personal clients successful. This podcast is highly motivational for new web developers, while being realistic about the amount of work it takes to succeed.

Topics include: Front-and back-end web development, Ruby, frameworks and libraries, and getting a job in the web development industry as quickly as possible.

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Ideal for visual learners, YouTube videos make a wonderful learning tool.

Tip: Try adjusting the video speed, or turning on the captions!

CSS-Tricks

Surprise! CSS Tricks also has a YouTube channel. Hosted by Chris Coyier, the channel hosts a hefty number of videos featuring everything from CodePen project screencasts, to writing semantic markup.

Mix up your learning content with hands-on applications of the technologies you're learning!

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Brad Hussey

Brad Hussey is actually one of Udemy‘s #1 web development instructors, with “The Ultimate Web Designer & Developer Course“—this is one of my all-time favorite courses, too, if you're a person that needs instruction. Brad is really good about assuaging your fears and keeping you focused on what's important.

Brad's YouTube channel features loads of videos on virtually all aspects of web development, from freelancing essentials to advanced JavaScript tutorials.

View YouTube Channel
Learn Code Academy

Learn Code Academy hosts an impressive number of videos on back-end and front-end technologies alike. Topics primarily include vanilla JavaScript, Node.JS, and React.

However, they also have some great “overview” resources, like “How The Internet Works for Web Developers“, which comes in 2 parts and is worth a watch!

View YoUTube Channel
Simple Programmer

John Sonmez of Simple Programmer hosts some fun videos, where he frequently lets his goofy side show. There's a lot of good stuff on his YouTube channel, with more of a focus on industry issues facing developers.

At risk of redundancy on some of these, you can also check out the Simple Programmer website for some great blog articles!

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Industry professionals will find these resources valuable for their existing careers.

La Vie en Code Blog

The La Vie en Code Blog is home to my personal stories and relevant student articles. I post regularly on the following technical and non-technical topics:

  • WordPress Development
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Learning How to Learn

Content is always being updated, so be sure to check back for new content.

View All Articles
SitePoint

SitePoint is one of the most comprehensive web development resource, tutorial, and advice sites on the web today. Their contributors are constantly producing valuable content for virtually every major language and markup language, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Ruby, and much more.

Go to Site
Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine has it all. The web development resource site features important topics like best practice, starting from network performance, user experience, CSS design and animation, as well as backend-related articles (PHP and Ruby), and a lot of other JavaScript-related topics.

Visit Site
CSS Tricks

CSS-Tricks has established itself as one of the most extensive and in-depth repositories of information on Cascading Style Sheets. There are endless articles on here about how to do just about everything with CSS, from beginner to expert level.

Visit Site
Envato Tuts+

Envato Tuts+ is one of my favorites. They offer free and paid content, and have more than 20,000 free tutorials for different technologies, including Web development.

For professional developers, the website has excellent tutorial courses on PHP that cover the finer points, while quickly revisiting the basics to keep your skills fresh.

Visit Site

LISTEN

We all lead busy lives.
Learn more about web development when you're on the go or at home!

La Vie en Code Podcast

The LVEC Podcast is my personal passion project, geared toward self-taught web developers—as well as some great tips for anyone wanting to teach themselves anything.

Learn your individual learning style. Find engaging and rewarding resources for your web development education. Let's build the confidence you need to be a successful developer, together.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes
CodeNewbie Podcast

The CodeNewbie podcast—well, the entire site—is an fantastic resource for new coders. Host Saron Yitbarek covers a wide variety of topics, from interviewing industry professionals, to 101-type discussions on valuable subjects like algorithms.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes
Learn to Code With Me Podcast

Laurence Bradford of Learn to Code With Me hosts an excellent series of interviews with industry professionals and new coders alike. These podcasts are filled with life and industry advice.

View Episodes Listen on iTunes

Watch

Some of the best resources I've found for web development professionals, in a variety of different technologies.

CSS-Tricks

Surprise! CSS-Tricks also has a YouTube channel. Hosted by Chris Coyier, the channel hosts a hefty number of videos featuring everything from CodePen project screencasts, to writing semantic markup.

CSS-Tricks' contributors are industry professionals, with lots of opportunity for networking through social media links. Make some new connections in your niche!

View YouTube Channel
Brad Hussey

Brad Hussey is actually one of Udemy‘s #1 web development instructors, with “The Ultimate Web Designer & Developer Course“—this is one of my all-time favorite courses, too, if you're a person that needs instruction. Brad is really good about assuaging your fears and keeping you focused on what's important.

Brad's YouTube channel features loads of videos on virtually all aspects of web development, from freelancing essentials to advanced JavaScript tutorials.

View YouTube Channel
Learn Code Academy

Learn Code Academy hosts an impressive number of videos on back-end and front-end technologies alike. Topics primarily include vanilla JavaScript, Node.JS, and React.

However, they also have some great “overview” resources, like “How The Internet Works for Web Developers“, which comes in 2 parts and is worth a watch!

View YoUTube Channel