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Amateur Computer Programming Experience



I used my dad's Commodore 64 to teach myself Commodore BASIC, which is a slight variation of the BASIC (Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) programming language. Within the next two years, I also learned Apple BASIC, and then the original BASIC. The core languages were all about the same, but there were some commands and syntaxes that varied between versions.

In the late 1990's I taught myself Visual BASIC 6.0, but never really used it for anything.

For web programming, I'm self-taught in HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.0, and CSS 3.0, and I'm now learning HTML 5. This website was almost entirely hand coded using XHTML, but is being changed to HTML 5 to use new elements as I learn more about them. I've also dabbled in Javascript, PHP, and MySQL, but don't have a fluent knowledge of any of them yet. In addition to HTML 5, I'm also learning a bit about Bootstrap 4, Wordpress, and jQuery.

In addition to this website, I've designed a site that I'm using in an attempt to start my own web development company. Follow this link to see that page: The Harveys' Place Web Development

The end goal is to become a fully self-supporting, self-employed web developer, or at least get a job that allows me to work from home most of the time.

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