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.
Our Crash Courses are listed below. These courses are only available to members.
Learn how to get the most out of Simple Dev!
Learn how to use VS Code, the most popular text editor in 2022.
Learn how to create basic webpages using HTML.
Learn how to style webpages using CSS.
All of the pages below are our reference pages. Our reference pages are free to browse.
Text Editors 1 + Web 1
VS Code is an application that lets you write code.
HTML is used to create content for web pages.
Markdown is a language used to create READMEs and create content in static site generators.
CSS is used to style web pages.
Learn how to use browser developer tools to test and debug your websites.
Text Editors 2 + Web 2
Learn how to be more productive in VS Code and how to customize it.
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.
The terminal lets you control your computer using text commands.
Git is a version control system that lets you back up your coding projects and work on multiple versions of your project.
GitHub is a website that lets you back up your coding projects and collaborate with other developers.
GitHub Desktop is an application that lets you work with local and remote repositories using a GUI.
More Web Tools
Less is a CSS preprocessor that lets you create more reusable CSS code.
Sass is a CSS preprocessor that lets you create more reusable CSS code.