TCorner is a serialized blog post from our newest Labs member, Taylor Cornelius. TCorn comes from a design background and these are his adventures on the development side of the fence.
As someone who grew up always sketching and thinking creatively, I expected developers to be the exact opposite but that is absolutely false. I can be as creative as I want with front end languages and there is nothing quite as rewarding as seeing code you have written turn a blank webpage into a beautiful, functioning one. I have also felt more welcomed and supported by the development community than the artistic one. If I am ever in over my head and I can seek help almost immediately from the community online. The vast majority are there to help and have no problem looking through my code to find errors. It is comforting knowing that I am not left alone to dwell on problems I have.
As a 25 year old in a technology driven world I can say that it has never been more important for young marketing professionals to learn how to read and write basic code. These skills will not only benefit your resume, but being able to communicate between teams on the job will make you a valuable asset. It is never too late to learn something new. Below Are some online resources that I have taken advantage of in learning front end languages.