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Are You Doing It Yourself or Doing Yourself In?


Quick and easy do-it-yourself (or DIY) projects are awesome. Not only do you end up with something useful and unique at the end, you also get lasting experience out of crafting that something from start to finish.

One example to try for fun? Coding with Codepen. Their site explains what the tool does best: “It is an HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code editor for your browser with instant previews of the code you see and write”.

The real draw of Codepen is its instant gratification and validation. You type some lines of code or copy and paste example language from a tutorial like this (which I recommend for first-time explorers) into a fresh dashboard called a “New Pen”, and your banner, button, animation, or whatever else you want to test appears below.

Or just check out great projects shared by other users and see every piece of complex code that makes it run. I recommend this Pacman animation if you’re reading this on a break.

When to Avoid Doing It All Yourself

Answer: When you have zero spare time AND there’s a provable solution made just for you.

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