5 Tips on Becoming a Successful Freelancer

It has always been my sort of dream to be an independant web developer who does not need to rely on a company to give me my paycheck, no insane manager or owners who burst into my "zone" and berate me telling me that "ermahgawhd the feature we forced to you half-ass implement due to time constraint haz bugs omg :c". If you've ever worked for any sort of company I'm sure you've had similar situations occur or at least know what I'm talking about. If this is a road you want to go down, I will share
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3 Résumé Writing Tips for Web Developers

Background Skip this and go straight to the tips If you've read any of my recent blog posts, you might know that I have been working for a startup in Bergen for the past 5 months. It is a relatively small company with around 20 employees, 4 of those being developers, 1 of them working part-time, one of our previous developers have recently quit to go work for another company. Due to this a lot of work falls in the lap of the rest of the development team and we can't handle the workload by ourselves
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Video course sites for Web Developers

The point of this blog post is to give my fellow developers a few pointers to sites you can go to learn new skills or improving your old ones. As web developers we never "finish" our learning, the technology we work with every day is rapidly changing and improving, whether it be our frameworks, libraries or even the programming language we use. The always-changing part of web development is one of the things that makes me enjoy it so much, there is always something new to learn, always a new framework
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How to add dropdowns to textboxes in HTML5

I recently had to add a dropdown box to a textbox at work, instead of jumping on the first jQuery plugin I could find, I instead started checking if this feature was finally added to "native html", and it was, and it is called a datalist. Simple Example A datalist in HTML5 is a simple way giving a (textbox) input field a dropdown of choices to select from, you bind a datalist and an input field via using the  list="magic-ponies" attribute on the input field like so: which
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