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CodeNewbies! Help Us Create Your Community

Hey CodeNewbies, we want to create an online community that's perfect for you! What can we do to make CodeNewbie on DEV the best possible resource for your coding journey?

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Are you feeling lost and overwhelmed in the world of coding? Do you wish you had a supportive and collaborative community that could help you build your skills and confidence? You’ve come to the right place.


The most supportive community of programmers and people learning to code.

CodeNewbie is an online organization on DEV for new coders. Our goal is to provide a safe and inclusive space where fellow beginners can connect, ask questions, and share experiences and insights. But we don't want to create this community in a vacuum. We want your input! So tell us, please:

  • What do you need in an online community?.
  • What kind of content would you like to see?
  • What topics do you want to discuss?
  • Basically: How can we make this community as welcoming and helpful as possible for you?

Collaboration is key to achieving our mission

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We want to work together with our community to build a platform that truly meets the needs of our members.

So, if you're a new coder (or new at heart), we invite you to share your thoughts and ideas with us. Drop your thoughts in the comments and we'll take your feedback into account as we build this community and work to make it the best possible resource for you!

Top comments (14)

susyzee profile image

Perfect! I need to ask questions about website development. I just asked a follower a responsiveness problem, I really feel like I am writing a little too much and useless code for mobile view, and feel that I spend too much time on it... this is one of my problems at the moment. I would also love to have some ideas on creating great and unique portfolios. JavaScript is another one of my priorities, so JavaScript content would be perfect also!!

raphaeldray profile image

As regards, the responsiveness, I'll advice you incorporate more css attributes like flex and grid for displaying your Contents, they are inherently responsive and will make your code to be easily responsive on any screen size, so you won't need to add too many media queries unnecessarily.

Another thing that I do and that has helped me, is to start with the desktop design first, it also makes your code neater.

I hope this helps

susyzee profile image

Great!! Thank-you for the advice. I'll study that part of CSS in further detail, since I was not really taught the importance of flex and grid during the course I took. I discovered later on that my websites were not that responsive.

Thanks!! I really really appreciate it!!!

Wish you the best!!

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Juan F Gonzalez

JS is a great language to learn!

ammu profile image

I want a mentor like friend who can support me to improve my coding skills. I want to focus on concepts of Java, python. With this community, i may have opportunity to interact with people and can learn.

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Ayu Adiati

I think it would be great to have accountability buddies within an online community, especially for self-taught developers. It would be great to have a community that can hold us accountable and motivate us throughout the journey 😃

Also, through accountability buddies, people can find a way to do learn in public through content creations, as well as (linear) mentorships.

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Thomas Bnt • Edited

I think like code challenges in any language.

It is as beneficial for new developers as it is for those who already know their way around.
Helping each other, while having challenges, you can participate or not! ✨

Edit : YEAS!

yash999design profile image

The thing I want is: Posts come weekly basis not daily or hourly basis, it's kind of overwhelming to see all the new frenzy things all day long... It's kind of overwhelming seeing those new new stuffs...

igbafes profile image

I need to build real life project and I don't know how to go about it, I'm a newbie software developer trainee.
Trying to build project myself without looking at YouTube tutorial but I can't really grab,is there something I need to learn first? My stack, JavaScript Reactjs Nodejs,Posgress and Mysql,js fullstack.
I really need help.

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Maame Afia Fordjour

This is great! Been waiting for something like this.

stbojan profile image

Hi everybody. My name is Bojan, I'm new in coding and very determined to learn JS. My journey brought me here and I'm exited to share my path with this great community

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Jannik1020 • Edited

I would love to see projects suggestions and a place where you can share your work. Coding challanges would also be nice, as well as some advice concerning coding best practices, coding style and common patterns

darkgrind profile image

I have been using youtube videos to learn front end web development I don't think I've made any milestones for the last six months can you guide me on the steps or platforms I can use to make my learning experience for my career path.

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Ramadan Amin Ramadan

I wanna say thanks for this great opportunity,
What about project planning from scratch + MVP how to do that in deferent approaches ?!