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Hi, I'm Tricky, and I just started learning webdev, about a week ago. Here is a small website I made :D

Here is the website ->

https://www.tricky.ml/

Here is the repo ->

https://github.com/Tricky4747/Tricky4747.github.io

Let me know your thoughts :)

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Martin Vandersteen

Keep at it dude !! Super cool that you're already making small games and website at your age :)

Regarding the website, it feels weird to me that you can scroll lower but there is not content, I'd keep the #particle-js height to 100% instead of the current 200%.

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Tricky Author

Thank you :D

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LouisTse96

That's so cool! I'm 25 and new to web dev. I hope I could deploy a fancy website like you do!

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Tricky Author

Thank you! Hope you build a website soon :)

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Adam Crockett

Sorry to be uncool here, I would take your age out, it's not important, it's what you so that counts. It's a good effort for a first one

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Travis Fantina

I disagree, I think people are generally pretty stoked to see teenagers building things. As an adult I feel like I lost a lot of social credit in terms of asking strangers, "hey can you help me with this thing" or "check out my portfolio".

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Adam Crockett • Edited

perhaps I can sway you, I feel that if you limit your expectations by age and you will never exceed them. By this I mean that, I declare my age as something under the stereotypical age to show myself as exceptional, this then becomes more about my age than my work. If I am of an unknown age but my work blew you away then it's just my work that counts.
If as a side effect I am 14 then I just broke your world view but I need not declare it.

Can you see my position?

Also, asking the right critics will always lead to decent help without personal judgement, I'm sorry you felt this way but you should never feel bad for asking for anything, advice, help, knowledge even a job

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Travis Fantina

I can see your position, and I do agree in some ways. I think one needs to take initiative at any stage of life to ask questions, seek advice and network.
I'm not speaking about exceeding expectations or being exceptional, more like the kinds of doors that are opened to people who are not yet adults. For example if I as a 14 year old called up my dentist and said "hey I'm interested in becoming a dentist can I shadow you for a few days" the answer would almost undoubtably be "yes". If I called a dentist as 30 year old and asked to shadow for a few days there would likely be more hesitancy. I'm not saying it wouldn't happen but age is a great social grease. There is a great deal of freedom and permission that society gives to children and young adults that hardens with age.

I think most professionals are very flattered when young people take an interest in their work, the thought being, "hey I can shape the next generation of my profession" whereas, I think, when adults take an interest in their work the assumption is generally that it's merely academic. Still flattering but not the same kind of mentorship.

I can see both sides of it for sure, and if you're looking to pickup freelance gigs maybe saying "hey I'm a teenager is not the best marketing copy" but if you're just programming for fun and to get better I think showing your age can only be a positive.

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Adam Crockett

This is the idealist in me talking here: I mentored an 18 year old chap when I worked at Dyson, I did the same for a 40 year old. both juniors - I didnt blink, because I know that my own feelings are irrelivent - the Dentist should not hesitate to mentor anyone. but thats not the reality.

I can see your perspective and I agree with what your saying also - maybe there is no right or wrong way. For me personal details are noise but I suppose I am just that sort of person, thats sad but true, so the real answer is, It depends who you ask :D

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Tricky Author

Oh ok, I will consider that, thanks

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Insidious

Awesome portfolio!
I like it overall, though the "Contact me" button apparently just reloads the page you're currently viewing. Also, the Project page seems to be broken, kinda.
Fun fact: I'm 14 as well

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Tricky Author

Thank you so much, the contact me page is still in development lol

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SumantaGitWeb

Yeah good. I am also 12 yrs old!!

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Tricky Author

Cool!

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SumantaGitWeb

We are a virtual team.

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Pavel Shilov

I think you should to take a look and fix some responsiveness bugs.

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Tricky Author

I will look into it, thanks

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Matt Curcio

@pavel "May I suggest you take a look at..."

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Mark Louis

Great work ✌️

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Tricky Author

Thanks :)

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Tricky Author

Thank you!

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TalOrlanczyk

Look really cool

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Matt Curcio

EFFIN' cool site.
I want to try out the Tricky assistants. I'll let you know how it goes.
Cheers

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Tricky Author

Thanks! I would love to hear how it went

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Leonid Medovyy

Not bad at all 😎 Keep it up.

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Tricky Author

Thank you :D

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Eddie Eddie

Stay curios kiddo, stay curious.

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Tricky Author

Will do! :D

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Kumar-Dhruv

Very nice, keep it up. I was not as skilled as you in my time :))

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Tricky Author

Thanks :)

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Christima Mary S

It looks pretty cool! Nice job 🤩

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Tricky Author

Thanks :D

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`Nazir Abubakar

this is awesome, cool stuff man..keep at it

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Tricky Author

Thanks :)

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L0WK3Y | I.A.A.N

Looking good m8! 🙌

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Tricky Author

Thank you!

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Lucas Perez

That is a very nice site! I think next thing you could do was look more into responsive sites and media queries in CSS, so it looks even better in mobile, for instance.

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Tricky Author

Will do, thank you :D

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Timothy Foster

Very nice! Really like that the constellation animation doesn't interfere with the readability.

Also happy to find someone who also participated in the GMTK Jam ^^

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Tricky Author

Oh another gamedev, glad to meet you! and thanks :D

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Siddharth Chaudhary

Super cool website!!!! 😊

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Tricky Author

Thanks :)

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Thomas Bnt

Keep goin! 🎉