What's the best way to code a website?1:46 with Nick Pettit
Nick is asked, "What's the best way to code a website?" Nick suggests coding the HTML first and then building CSS on top of that.
[Treehouse Teacher Q & A] 0:00 [Question: What is the best way to code a website?] 0:05 How do you generally go about coding a website like that? 0:06 That's actually a really good question. 0:09 So sometimes when we're teaching things, we try to teach it 0:11 in the best way or the most correct way, but really with web designing development, 0:16 it's a little bit more fuzzy than that--there's not really going to be a best way 0:25 to do things all the time and often times when I am making websites, 0:29 I'll go ahead and code up the HTML first. 0:34 I will sit and really think about--okay, here is the content that I have, 0:37 here is how I want to go ahead and structure it. 0:42 I think I'm going to need these divs or this area or whatever and structure all of the elements. 0:45 Then I'll go ahead and jump into my CSS and style everything, but often times 0:54 it is a little bit more kinetic and messy than that. 1:00 You kind of go back and forth between HTMLing and CSSing 1:02 until you kind of arrive at a conclusion. 1:07 I think a website is a lot like a painting or a film or something where it's never really quite done. 1:11 You could always keep tweaking it and doing things to it, 1:19 but the most important thing is that you lay down that good structure first 1:22 and then go ahead and figure out--okay, how do I want to present that content 1:27 and always keeping that clean separation of presentation and structure in your mind 1:32 I think just help in so many different ways. 1:37 [Question: What is the best way to code a website?] 1:40 [Treehouse Teacher Q & A] 1:41
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