Episode 32 – Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor is the author of “The Coding Workbook: Build a Website with HTML and CSS”, a book created to teach anyone how to build a website – without a computer. She has a Master’s degree in Curriculum Design and works as a technical curriculum developer. She is passionate about providing educational opportunities for everyone.

Episode Notes

Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio

Acronyms, Definitions, and Fact Check

“The Coding Workbook: Build a Website with HTML and CSS”. https://nostarch.com/CodingWorkbook

HTML – Hypertext Markup Language is the standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser. It can be assisted by technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets and scripting languages such as JavaScript. (wikipedia)

CSS – Cascading Style Sheets is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language such as HTML. CSS is a cornerstone technology of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and JavaScript. (wikipedia)

“Hello World: A Complete Python-Based Computer Programming Tutorial with Fun Illustrations, Examples, and Hands-On Exercises” by Warren Sande and Carter Sande.

Python – Python is an interpreted, high-level and general-purpose programming language. Python’s design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its notable use of significant whitespace.

Teach for America – a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to “enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation’s most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence.” (wikipedia)

#100 Days of Coding – A challenge to code for a minimum of 100 consecutive days and tweet your progress. There is a website about this challenge. https://www.100daysofcode.com

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