I began to teach myself web development since 2014. Ups and downs are inevitable in the learning process, but I keep moving forward.
Laravel is the second PHP framework I got to know. It is indeed a powerful, elegant, well organized tool which elevates my structural design and code optimization.
Better is old wine than new, and old programming languages as well. Getting my feet wet into the modern Js at the moment.
If it can build Facebook, it can build anything. The plain and direct approach of PHP, when comparing to the trendy JS backend frameworks, to me, is like comparing the Proletarians to the Bourgeois.
From customizing other people's themes to building my own ones, from struggling to fight the right plugin from building my original ones, this is also where I gain confidence that I can keep my journey as a web developer.
I first heard of Bootstrap in 2015. Since then it has become a must-have for any UI development. It particularly saves time in the responsive design department.
A wise man once said, it is hard to go back to Css once you are used to Sass. I came to interact with Sass fairly late, but I relate to the statement.
↓ Below are some programming languages/frameworks/platforms I use the most often. Pick one to see its relevant projects :)