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Casey Carter
Casey Carter

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My Own Personal Website

So I made a personal website, carter85.github.io. This is probably the 5th iteration of it, as I started over and over from writing it all from scratch, to finding and using using a boilerplate from http://getskeleton.com/. I plan on learning Bootstrap later, but found skeleton to be very easy to get up and going.
I built, deployed it to Github pages, experimented with it, found a few bugs, made a list, fixed a bug with the javascript in an offline file, copied fix to the live file, and pushed it out to the internet. And I know I've still got a long way to go, but man, it feels like I've accomplished something, it's fantastic.

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Adam Crockett

Just wanted to quote something from your website that might not be adding any value.

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Casey Carter Author

Absolutely, just threw that in as a placeholder until I link this blog in and make a "contact" section. Would have left it blank, but I wanted a filled container to experiment with spacing. The next version I push will have it filled correctly, thanks for the feedback!

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Adam Crockett

It was a bit of non feedback. Just wanted to illustrate the importance of staging vs release.

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Casey Carter Author

At my level, all feedback is useful. And I see what you mean, it may be better to either fill something more meaningful in, or remove experimental components before releasing, makes a lot of sense.

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Tomer Ovadia

Well done! Check out mine :) tomerovadia.com/

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Ashish Khare😎

I opened your website on my mobile and it's ain't perfect;

  1. The menu button is having margin issue.
  2. Body is longer than required due again margin reasons. I would suggest to use %notations for sizes. Sites that are imperfect do not appeal well and show imperfections and negligence of the creator. Thank you.
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Tomer Ovadia • Edited on

Good enough is the new perfect :)
I was not able to see these issues for some reason :<

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Ashish Khare😎

Dope. At least try fix them.

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Tomer Ovadia

There's no reason to be vulgar and rude behind a keyboard

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Ashish Khare😎

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Sanjeev Sharma

Yours is really good! Check out mine too: thesanjeevsharma.now.sh/

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Casey Carter Author

Very nice, very clean look. That's one thing that learning all this can do, you come to appreciate the work people put into what they make. Excellent stuff!

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Prafulla Raichurkar

This is so cool, very attractive home page!

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Hassan Bazuhair

Great work my Friend, But it need more JavaScript, I suggest to use Semantic UI or Bootstrap

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Casey Carter Author

Completely agree, I plan on adding more as I get better. I'll look into your suggestions, appreciate the feedback.

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Dariusz Więckiewicz

Good, but its quite dull. Choose some better colors and have a look into Accessibility matter as well webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/

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Casey Carter Author

Agreed, I chose a meh color scheme for 1. it suits my personality and 2. I didn't want to get hung up on cosmetics and focus on the structure. But that's definitely something for me to work on, thanks for the feedback and the link, that's super useful!

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Prafulla Raichurkar

Nice! I loved the navbar style, you can checkout mine aswell prafulla.tech

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Casey Carter Author

Thanks man, I appreciate that. Yours is awesome, love the light/dark theme. Shows I got a long way to go, good stuff.

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Frans Allen

Good start! You can also replace the github.io subdomain with the free thedev.id for a more personal impression if you wish.

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Casey Carter Author

Ooh that sounds awesome, thanks for the suggestion.

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Casey Carter Author

Great feedback and advice from everyone, I really appreciate it. Definitely have a long ways to go, but there's no shortage of ideas or other portfolios for inspiration, wonderful stuff!

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Sanjeev Sharma

Nice start!

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Bamiji Oyetubo

Well done Casey. Cool site 👍🏾

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Casey Carter Author

Thanks Bamiji, I appreciate that!