Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on hard truths for developers, jQuery plugins, learning HTML/CSS, and more. I hope you find them useful:
Learn HTML and CSS free online with Codecademy
Codecademy just opened up free online courses for anyone who wants to learn HTML and CSS. The courses are very well made and let you learn at your own pace.
10 hard truths that developers must learn to accept
Here’s another hard truth: Like it or not, a good development tool will make you a far more efficient developer. What makes a good development tool? Here’s a list of 7 things to look for in a development tool or IDE.
Best jQuery plugins for March 2012
jQuery really makes web application development so much easier. Want to add a new feature or effect to your web app? Chances are, there’s a jQuery plugin that does what you need. Here are some of the best plugins from the last month that might come in handy.
10 google chrome extensions that could come in handy for IT pros
Firefox may be famous for their add-ons, but Chrome has quietly built up a great collection of extensions. If you work in IT (and use Chrome), here are some that might help you.