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General Discussion

Can you use CodePen to supplement your portfolio?

I don't have much of a portfolio. I have a few finished projects, and I'm working on a few projects at the moment. However, until those projects are complete, I feel like I shouldn't apply for jobs. Or at the very least, I should showcase other work - or mini-projects - a to-do list, for example.

I have built a few things using HTML, CSS, and JS, and I've uploaded them to CodePen - would that be enough to show an employer? I want to be a Front-End developer, and I thought that even though I don't have much in terms of completed websites, I can showcase my tech knowledge through these mini-projects which I've uploaded to CodePen.


1 Answer

Henrik Christensen
Henrik Christensen
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 38,319 Points

Suggestion: Try take those mini-projects and make to projects on your computer and then put them on GitHub (maybe create a GitHub-page for each project). This will show the employer that you can work with html, css, js + you can push GitHub + you know the most basic git commands :-)

You can find material about git and GitHub here on treehouse (in case you don't know one or both of them) :-)