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Below you will find all of our reference pages organized into a path for beginners.

We also have a new section at the top for our Crash Courses. We will be adding more Crash Courses over the coming months. Our Crash Courses cover a lot of the same information in our reference pages but with more guidance.

If you’re just starting out, you can start from the beginning. If you have some experience already, you can skip the topics you already know.

Crash Courses

Our Crash Courses are listed below. These courses are only available to members.

Simple Dev Crash Course

Learn how to get the most out of Simple Dev!

VS Code Crash Course (Beta)

Learn how to use VS Code, the most popular text editor in 2022.

HTML Crash Course (Beta)

Learn how to create basic webpages using HTML.

CSS Crash Course (Beta)

Learn how to style webpages using CSS.

References

All of the pages below are our reference pages. Our reference pages are free to browse.

Text Editors 1 + Web 1

VS Code

VS Code is an application that lets you write code.

HTML

HTML is used to create content for web pages.

Markdown

Markdown is a language used to create READMEs and create content in static site generators.

CSS

CSS is used to style web pages.

Website Testing

Learn how to use browser developer tools to test and debug your websites.


Text Editors 2 + Web 2

VS Code Tips

Learn how to be more productive in VS Code and how to customize it.

Bootstrap

Bootstrap is a CSS library that contains pre-built CSS classes and components you can use to create great looking web pages with responsive layouts.

JavaScript

JavaScript is used to add interactivity to a web page.


Command Line

Terminal

The terminal lets you control your computer using text commands.

Git

Git is a version control system that lets you back up your coding projects and work on multiple versions of your project.

GitHub

GitHub is a website that lets you back up your coding projects and collaborate with other developers.

GitHub Desktop

GitHub Desktop is an application that lets you work with local and remote repositories using a GUI.

npm

npm is a package manager for the JavaScript ecosystem.


More Web Tools

Less

Less is a CSS preprocessor that lets you create more reusable CSS code.

Sass

Sass is a CSS preprocessor that lets you create more reusable CSS code.