Melanie Went From Owning a Bakery to Traveling The World

At that time, my husband was already in the web hub and I was a baker. I saw him travel all the time and I was unable to follow, so I decided that I didn’t want to be stuck in the same town for the rest of my life and took my life down another path.

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Marcus & Charlotte Launched a Successful Web App While

Digital Nomads Marcus and Charlotte left their London jobs to embark on freelance careers in web design and development, while traveling the world. To expand and improve their skills, they joined Treehouse to continue learning on their travels. Along the way, inspired by

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What You Really Learn in College [Article] Treehouse Blog

Travel. If you can afford it, travel as much as you can. A dangerous idea is that people who are different are wrong, stupid, crazy, etc. Travel will not only expand your relationships, it will also teach you to evaluate an idea or belief with cultural nuance and perspective. Often, different is just that: different. Final Thoughts

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Meet Our Newest Teachers! [Article] Treehouse Blog

I love to travel, especially to the UK. I’m a karaoke enthusiast and I also love to read, watch terrible movies with friends, write fiction, rollerskate, and find …

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What's New in HTML6 [Article] Treehouse Blog

After university I’d win the lottery or something, buy a bus and travel the world in it. Eventually I’d meet someone on my travels and fall in love, Shawn C on April 2, 2012 at 1:36 am said: Funny funny, I’ll hitup the sponsor tag soon as I can afford to purchase a logo 😛

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Why you need to get rid of your freelance developer ASAP

As a web app company, without cutting edge developers, it’s hard to innovate. And I’m willing to travel the world to find the right people, regardless of reasonable cost, because without the right team, there’s nothing that sets us apart.

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What You Can Learn in 15 Minutes A Day

After a few months, one of the main takeaways was the value of consistent study over time, even for short periods of time. Armed with this knowledge, we wanted to challenge each other and our student to take just 15 minutes every day to learn something new. After much planning, we started the #15minchallenge. We encouraged Treehouse students to

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I think WebEx hates their customers [Article] Treehouse Blog

I think WebEx hates their customers. Treehouse. writes on March 14, 2011. This is going to be a bit of a rant. Get ready, because I’m taking the gloves off on this one …. In my opinion, WebEx hates their customers, and this is why …. We sent an email to WebEx to cancel our account after we had completed our 12-month contract.

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Should I Use WordPress to Create a Website

The WordPress software, once installed on a server, provides a ton of tools for building and managing great websites. WordPress works best for certain types of sites. Personal portfolios, blogs, and brochure sites, for instance, are super-easy with WordPress.

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Top 10 UX Myths [Article] Treehouse Blog

Thought-provoking stuff. It’s all too clear to us in the travel industry that a) visitors don’t read more than the first few lines and b) they love clicking on links or emailing questions to which the answers are clearly included in the text. But, as your article points out, it’s not the visitors who are dumb … it’s us, the designers

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Why you should fight Apple's Subscription Extortion

when it comes to saas ios is a toll road and i ask would you travel a toll road that wanted 30% of the price of your cargo? I think not. Log in to Reply. Laura Scott on February 15, 2011 at 8:43 pm said: If indeed an iPhone/iPad app that touches a SaaS site must sell subscriptions through iTunes, that instantly makes such apps less useful. You

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How to Add a Navigation Drawer in Android [Article

It is built on Fragments, which is a useful model to have, especially if you want a common navigation drawer across multiple screens. It might be a little more than needed for a simple app, so below I will walk through how to add a navigation drawer to an existing app from scratch.

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Eric Siu Treehouse Blog

Eric Siu is the User Growth lead at Treehouse. He likes Apple products, food, travel, and Monopoly Deal. You can follow him on Twitter at @ericosiu.

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7 Compelling Reasons to Work Remotely

7. Save time (and money) Now we come to the most practical of the perks, the fact that you’ll save both on precious time and money if you work remotely. When it comes to time, there’s the obvious: no longer do you have to endure a grinding and exhausting commute. Or if you work at a co-working space, you can choose to always travel outside

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Learning Markdown: My Gateway into Coding [Article

That example is kinda fun, but it gets even better when it comes to packing lists for travel, or trying to remember “did I blog about R.E.M. last year?” I can just super easily search for it! Store this stuff in a Dropbox folder and woo-hoo! Time Capsule! Thinking like a …

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The Educate Yourself Show [Article] Treehouse Blog

Topics: Travel, adventure, entrepreneurship. Listen to the episode here. #028 Deborah Quazzo. Deborah Quazzo is the Founder of GSV Acceleration, a venture capital fund investing in great entrepreneurs and their companies in the learning and talent technology sector. She discusses the value and changing landscape of higher education.

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The Art of Winging It [Article] Treehouse Blog

If that feels unattainable, it’s because it is (well, without time travel). Wondering why it was posted like that in the first place? My guess is the job poster who was asked to go find talent didn’t fully understand the request. They asked a dev team what they needed for the product they were building, and the team overshot their requirements.

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The problem with Web Mission [Article] Treehouse Blog

“Web Mission 2008 will see 20 UK Web 2.0 companies travel to San Francisco to explore new opportunities for growth with key people in Silicon Valley. This event will showcase innovative UK web talent, seek meaningful assistance for companies ready for expansion, and provide a platform for those involved to gain valuable media and business

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5 Stellar Tips to Starting a Successful Business

Don’t try to make a profit. Get sponsors to cover the costs of the venue, travel/hotel/fee costs for the speakers. Stick to a 1-day show for the first event; Meet as many people as you can; Allocate a budget to pay for a business-class flight and a speaking fee. This will help in securing one or two big-name speakers. #2 – Learn simple

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Getting Started with the GeoLocation API

Lets Get Started. First off, you need to setup a couple of HTML and JavaScript files that will hold the code for your mini web application. Create a new directory for your application called geolocation.Make sure that this is created in a place that is accessible by your local development server.

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Getting Started With The Canvas API

The pencil didn’t make contact with the page so there is no visible line, but it still had to travel a path to get to the destination. ctx.beginPath(); ctx.moveTo(10,10); Once you have your cursor where you want your line to start you use the lineTo(x,y) function to draw the line. Initially this will not draw anything visible on the canvas.

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Want to Attend a Conference

You don’t always have to travel long distances to a conference, check out conferences that may be close to where you live to cut down on travel costs. Sometimes you can find smaller local conferences that have a much smaller ticketing fee. This is an …

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Full-time Athlete and Freelance Developer: Elliott

Coding started as a hobby for 22-year-old Elliott Davidson and led him to chose to study web design and development at university. When he began his course, he also started using Treehouse as an additional learning resource. Elliott also needed to fit learning to code into his busy daily routine as a full-time athlete and soon found himself learning more effectively through flexible online

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Running Your Business on Mobile

Expensify allows employees to keep track of expenses, even allowing for receipt uploads, as well as mileage they incur for any travel. However, if you’re making actual sales, Square provides mobile users with an easy way to accept credit cards for their products and services.

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Change Wave 008: Laine Campbell [Article] Treehouse Blog

She also digs travel, writing music and relaxing with a nice cigar and friends. Laine’s LinkedIn Laine’s Twitter. Subscribe to Change Wave on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Soundcloud, Stitcher or your podcatcher of choice. Learn how to diversify your teams and win the talent bidding war with TalentPath by Treehouse today. b2b;

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You Don’t Need to be Indebted to Your Education [Article

The value of tech literacy is becoming more prevalent, and now coding skills are essential in most industries: from medical to marketing; publishing to travel; from law to retail (and the list could go on). What’s more, the average web developer makes $63k per year. But what’s the single most important aspect of these highly demanded positions?

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Reaching a New Level With a Tech Career: Kalina's Story

What I love most about working in the tech industry is that I got to travel and go to a conference at the expense of my employer. But more importantly, there was also the financial benefits and lifestyle change that came with working in tech. What has the value of …

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How Colour Communicates Meaning [Article] Treehouse Blog

Wassily Kandinsky was one of the first pioneers of colour theory. A renowned Russian painter and art theorist, he is often considered the founder of abstract art. Kandinsky believed the following colours communicate the following qualities: Yellow – warm, exciting, happy. Blue – deep, peaceful, supernatural. Green – peace, stillness, nature.

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How to Choose a Programming Language

Swift. Apple released Swift in June, 2014 as a modern language for developing Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and Apple TV applications. If you want to enter the world of iOS, Swift is the language with which Apple intends to move forward. Yes, many apps are already written in Objective-C, but Swift is here to stay.

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Designer Meng To's Writing Adventure Stemmed from Denied

It was June 2013, and To didn’t want to return to Montreal, a city without an influential design community, so he decided to travel. He chose Asia to see the world he left at 8 years old, when his family immigrated to Canada from Cambodia. His first stop was Singapore, a country with an English-speaking startup community.

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The Future Of Web Apps In An Integrated World [Article

So now we have a phone/web application that knows how to identify you and can be used in a quick and easy way to give you access to money, travel and work. This is clearly of value, so what happens if you lose it? Well first, it is a phone so you may be able to locate it: you could call it, or get it to use GPS to tell you where it is.

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Get Started with WordPress

This short, introductory course gives an overview of what WordPress is and how people use it to make and manage websites. I start with an overview of the different ways websites are made and show how content management software, like WordPress, is often …

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Designing the First 8 Seconds

The path design creates depends on possible destinations. In most websites, where visitors’ eyes travel is an open question. Visitors could wander anywhere. But certain elements are more likely to be noticed first, second and third.

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Are you an iOS Developer

We’re looking for an iOS Developer at Carsonified. Originally, we were hoping this person could also cover Android and some WinMo, but that was wishful thinking 🙂 We’ve simplified the job spec to focus just on iOS. iOS Video Teacher

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How to Choose Investments and Change the World with

Awesome. I WAS working on a travel based startup…. just pivoted to education — not entirely because of this interview, but it was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Still need to validate though. Keep things like this coming 🙂

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From Unemployed to Enjoying the Developer Lifestyle

Now that I can explore and travel, and do all these great things, it’s really allowed me to expand myself as a person. I have the capability to do all of this because I have a solid job and good salary, which is great, but experiences are even better.”

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Alex Channeled a Passion for Touch

Today, I have confidence in my skills to build apps or find a remote project and travel the world, which is priceless! I believe Treehouse is one of the Internet’s hidden gems, a place where it’s possible to change a big part of your life, whether it’s your career or realizing your dreams and ideas.

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By Teaching Himself to Code, 17-year-old Nick Was Able to

17-year-old Nick joined Treehouse with the aspiration of developing apps, building websites, and starting his own business.After teaching himself to code with Treehouse, Nick was able to build and launch Greenhouse, a free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox that exposes the role money plays in Congress and highlights key election races.

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What is Git, and can it really recover deleted files

This snapshot represents a point in your project’s history that you might want to travel back to sometime in the future. These snapshots are known as commits . Just as you might take a phone number and “commit it to memory” so you can remember it later, you can commit a version of your project’s files to your Git repository so you can

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Making the Case for Online Learning to Your Boss [Article

Learning online means you can study whenever and wherever you want. There are no travel costs, no venue costs, and you don’t have to take any time off from work. Saving money on those aspects means you’ll be able to spend your learning budget on …

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The CSS "will-change" Property [Article] Treehouse Blog

cultural travel on February 1, 2018 at 1:09 am said: New Zealand can be a country which is also an island and it is split to the north and south islands in addition to many smaller islands. With this knowledge, a journey traveller can simply pick

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Christina Gained the Skills Needed to Transition into Her

Christina was a marketing planner with a desire to transition into digital marketing. After her job was cut, Christina decided to use unemployment as an opportunity to refocus her career and dedicate herself to learning the skills she needed for digital marketing.

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5 Must-See Talks from DjangoCon [Article] Treehouse Blog

5 Must-See Talks from DjangoCon. Lacey Williams Henschel. writes on October 27, 2015. DjangoCon US 2015 happened in September 2015 in Austin, TX. It’s a national conference that happens each year all about the Django web framework, and it features talks by developers with a wide range of experience levels and backgrounds.

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How to Create an RSS-Enabled, Micro-Blog with Twitter

world tour and travel on December 29, 2009 at 11:53 am said: Hah, one youtube video that always makes me laugh, and stop is Failblog best of 1. You should definetly watch it when you feel that you have just lost time in your life and you will never get it back, because this is SO GOOD 😀

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Technology Jobs a Secure Bet for Military Veterans

The app, which the company dubs the “Kayak of ground transportation,” allows users to view in real time all ground transportation options available – buses, taxis, bikes, the Metro, walking, and more – as well as costs, routes and travel time.

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"Humanity: Epic FAIL"

In this video from Stack Overflow Dev Days London, Jon Skeet (Stack Overflow’s most reputed user and Google engineer) and his sidekick “Tony the Pony” deliver a fun and entertaining session titled “Humanity: Epic FAIL”.. In this 30 minute talk Jon looks at how humanity hasn’t made life easy for developers and questions the rationale (or lack of) behind timezones, string

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Overcome Imposter Syndrome to Become a Software Engineer

“Applying your new skills is one of the best ways to learn.” I was always curious about the tech industry and I loved tech. The idea of being able to carry my entire work life inside my laptop bag seemed really amazing, especially as it would enable me to work and travel at the same time, what a feeling of freedom.

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