In order to survive the computer science industry (regardless of the sector you are in) you need to learn quickly and become flexible. Today there are many resources out there that are meant to make your job easier in, especially in areas you should not have to worry about. One of these is CSS frameworks. CSS frameworks are primarily there to get the basics all down in a simple pre-prepared set of files. As a community we use these frameworks to allow for easier, more standards-compliant web design using the Cascading Style Sheets language. In every framework now a days, they at least contain a grid, and your basic body elements In my search for web development jobs I have noticed a pattern. There are always certain frameworks, and pre-processors that every company favors. They tend to ask in the skills section that you have a basic understanding, and can easily learn as you go of XYZ framework. So to help you jump ahead of the competition, I have listed off the top 5 CSS frameworks I have noticed the most in job postings.
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Many more developers and designers are added case studies to their portfolio’s on featured work. You see them almost everywhere. Some really long-winded and others simple with a lot of images. Personally I have been writing case studies and saving them as PDF’s to have available for download when my new portfolio design launches. Today I wanted to explain why I chose to hope on the boat and why case studies are important. Case studies are more than just a page of examples with a five sentence paragraph. They describe your client, what the goals and objectives were at the beginning of the project, and how you went through the difficult and successful parts of the project. The review at the end is personally my favourite as it brings everything together and really show’s your potential client why you did what you did and what you think about those choices (and how you grew from them).
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