January 2019


HTML is old, reliable and does not cost your users half a minute to download. Making it essentially that thing you write when the client doesn’t pay you enough to actually use React. And while it’s not very fun or exciting, it is in fact a thing that you can do for money. So as the world’s best HTML Programmer it is my duty, no, my MISSION; to teach you How to HTML.

Note: This is a parody, please do not try to actually learn how to html from it. If you’re looking for a real tutorial. Codecademy’s one is pretty nice. Also the one on FreeCodeCamp.

Now there are only three things you’ll need when it comes to HTML:

  • Knowing how to use a computer.
  • Having the stuff you’re going to be copying and pasting.
  • And familiarizing yourself with the tags you’re going to be (ab)using.

Now, I trust you can take care of the first thing, so let’s get started with the second one:

I’ve avoided speaking of topics like this. On one hand: I don’t believe I have anything to add that hasn’t been said by 20 self-improvement authors already. On the other hand: I’m also not a fan of expressing my own personal story on the internet too much. But in the end “Never give up” has pretty much been my war cry for the last 6 years, so I decided I’d share some of that with you. To start the new year right. I’m going to start by saying that I don’t know you. For all I know, your life has seen much more hardship than mine, and you’ve accomplished more than me. Perhaps what I’ll say to you will seem simple whining. But, no matter how successful you are, I’m willing to bet that you’re going through something. And I’m here to tell you it’s going to be okay. On…