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Exciting Development and A Problem Solved

June 21, 2019 |  Categories:  Development  

We've got some exciting work on our hands today! Last night, I watched a video tutorial on how to implement a simple parallax scrolling feature in CSS, and it inspired me to try to incorporate one into my site. Since I've already planned to use a carousel feature on my "Project Portfolio" page, I figured the "About Me" page might be a good place to use the parallax. Since I'd like to include so...

Continued Adventures in the Land of CSS

June 20, 2019 |  Categories:  Development  

I'm afraid it's been another one of those high-effort, low productivity days so far. I began my morning by browsing some Bootstrap templates to find some inspiration for my own website design. After finding one that I really liked, I decided I'd try to integrate the existing components of my site into this template to accelerate its development. But after an hour of trying in vain to import my...

A Much Needed Success

June 19, 2019 |  Categories:  Learning   Development  

Good news! I finally managed to resolve my CSS customization issue yesterday. Through pointed and dedicated Google searching, I stumbled upon a StackExchange question that addressed my problem succinctly. Earlier, my primary issue had been that I didn't know where to download the Bootstrap CSS and Javascript files in the context of my Django directory. And so this was how I learned about st...

A Frustrating Morning

June 17, 2019 |  Categories:  Learning   Development  

More so than perhaps any other practice, programming can take you to the highest highs of satisfaction and the lowest lows of frustration. My work on this website earlier this morning was a prime example of this duality. I started off by finishing the basic functionality of the 'blog' app. Now, visitors will be able to visit the neatly laid out index page and click on a snippet of any past entr...


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