Bootstrap 4 Projects

I’ve done some Bootstrap projects in the past but I felt like I needed a refresher, so I’ve been working through a Brad Traversy class on Bootstrap 4 and posting the finished projects on my github.

LoopLab – The first one was a one-page, responsive site that utilized a sticky navigation bar, a fixed background in the top section for a parallax-type effect, various types of buttons, and a form.  All pretty standard fare but good to freshen up the skills.  Version 4 of Bootstrap does include FlexBox so it was good to see how it is used within this site.

Glozzom – The next one was a multi-page project.  It made use of a carousel in the top section, Cards, another carousel with quotes, an embedded video in a modal window, and some more fixed background parallax effects.  It also uses the accordion feature in a FAQ section as well as some more practice working with forms.  I almost forgot it has a image gallery feature where you enlarge the images into modals.

Mizuxe – Another one pager, this one was mostly more of the same.  Responsive, more forms practice, an accordion to show/hide bios, and smooth scrolling to different parts of the page.


REST API in Node/Express – live coding

The latest thing I’ve been live coding is a REST API in Node/Express.

Admittedly, the videos are kind of slow paced because, to be honest, I’m figuring it out as I go!  My goal with this series is to re-record it into more of a formal tutorial on building a REST API.   So, stay tuned for that.  What should I live code next?  React, ES6, something else?  I’d love to hear from you.

Check out my youtube channel

I’ve been adding videos about JavaScript to my youtube channel and you can take a look at it here:

They are not professionally produced.  I just turn on youtube and start typing generally.  You may have heard of “rubber duck decoding” and this is basically how I make these videos.  They are either me talking through some code I’ve just worked on or some are videos I’ve made where I’m trying to help a friend out with some coding issue.