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Empowering Community: The EEC-DWC Partnership

Empowering Community: The EEC-DWC Partnership All you touch and all you see, Is all your life will ever be.- Pink Floyd, “Breathe” With many reports out there, Fort Collins seems to be: among the happiest, the best place for business, a great place to raise kids, the top place to ride bikes and have a tech startup. The list of honors and awards this town makes is vast. No doubt, this is paradise. But what about the population that is struggling to make ends meet? In 2014 the poverty rate was reported to be at 18.3%, Nearly 7 percent...

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Web Development: No Better Substitute for Learning HTML

Web Development: No Better Substitute for Learning HTML [Originally published in The Coloradoan on 8/31/12] When prospective students approach me about enrolling in some of my beginner web design classes, they often ask if they should learn HTML or purchase Adobe Dreamweaver to edit their website. Everyone’s needs are different, but I always give the same answer. HTML, or Hyper-Text Markup Language, is the fundamental language of the Internet, while Adobe Dreamweaver is a tool to help you write that language better. The analogy I typically...

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Getting Started with Web Development on Your Own

Getting Started with Web Development on Your Own [Originally published in The Coloradoan on 2/11/12] If you are thinking of personally building a website for yourself or your business, there are more ways than ever before to get a site started and live on the Internet. The right path to a website depends on many factors, but if you are interested in learning the process of web development from the ground up, then you need to consider starting with learning the language of all web pages on the Internet: HTML. HTML stands for ‘Hyper Text...

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