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Notepad ++ or Dreamweaver/wordpress ? (pcc)

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by Mc Bruce Lee, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Mc Bruce Lee

    Mc Bruce Lee Junior Member

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    Hey Hi
    I am just a beginner, I have little knowledge with "Html" en "css" , also visuel basic.
    My goal is to make 2000 to 3000 euro monthly netto
    The time I am willing to spend is 1:30 to 2 hours everyday after school , or atleast 6 times a week, then during vacation 6 hours a day, if nessecary I will be willing to do spend even 8-10 hours. during vacation.

    My question is: Is it good if I start designing website on Noteeepad ++, since It will teach you how the code works and everything.

    Or Is it beter if I just start with Dreamweeaver or wordpreess coz I don't know, If I have enough Time to reach My goal in time since notepad ++ take a lot more Time to learn than word preeeess and Dreamweeaver.

    If you are telling me don't rush. Wel I have My own personel reason to reach My goal in time.
    Money that I have in bank is 3000 euro, I am willing to risk 2500, My goal is to make 2000 to 3000 euro monthly netto.

    By the Way I have already downloaded Dreamwaver and noteepad ++ both and I have also registered to hostgator and already bought a Domain name.
     
  2. Mc Bruce Lee

    Mc Bruce Lee Junior Member

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    My plan is to make a website about martial arts, bruce lee and many other things..... then may be I can do some advertisement about, martial arts equipment, like " nun-chaku" "boxing glof".
     
  3. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    In my view, it 's worth it to learn html/css/js from scratch. It will pay off in the future if you get into this. If you want it as a one-off thing, go with Dreamweaver etc.


    Try webstorm. It has a 30day trial and if you like it, I 'm sure you 'll find a way to extend it ;)
     
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  4. karthimx

    karthimx Newbie

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    better to start with dreamweaver as it helps you to auto-complete certain tags.
     
  5. Narrator

    Narrator Power Member

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    Dreamweaver is too bulky for what it does.

    Notepad++ is great, but I prefer NetBeans.

    Cheers!
     
  6. DarkPixel

    DarkPixel Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Try Sublime Text Editor. It's better than Notepad++ for HTML/CSS and PHP imo. Oh and it's free :)
     
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  7. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    I would use Dreamweaver to get started, so you can observe the behavior of the code and then move to one of the suggested editors to do your own code.
     
  8. Iapetos

    Iapetos Newbie

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    This! The possibilities are endless with Sublime text 2. By far the best editor.
     
  9. Gorsko

    Gorsko Junior Member

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    If you are a begginer, go with Dreamviewer.
    I started out with Dreamviewer, and when i learned all the codes (HTML), switched to Notepad++ ofcourse.
    Dreamviewer, is kind of messy for me now, too many things on it.
     
  10. prosper109

    prosper109 Junior Member

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    First of all, you should focus on one aspect before moving onto another. Becoming a web designer is more than just writing it in notepad. It involves following tutorials. Its easier if you just outsource web design services to india.
     
  11. ybbot

    ybbot Newbie

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    Absolutely agree with technajn, dreamweaver is to messy. But i suggest you to using notepad for learning. For me, i'm using dreamweaver to speed up my works.
     
  12. AAWebDev

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    If you need a well designed pro looking site, use wordpress
    If you need to learn along the way and dont have a quick finishing date for you site, use notepad++
     
  13. rotwic

    rotwic Registered Member

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    I think you should look into sublime text. Its beautiful.!
     
  14. capripio

    capripio Regular Member

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    Well it not just beautiful it contain pretty nice plugins and awesome and smooth with codding.!
     
  15. Iapetos

    Iapetos Newbie

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    Sublime all the way if you can afford it. It's amazing what you can do with it and the plethora of plugins.
     
  16. sam0016

    sam0016 Registered Member

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    Use notepad++ I have never used dreamweaver and never had a need for it css and html are extremely easy.
     
  17. shubham44

    shubham44 Registered Member

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    use notepad++ or Sublime start from scratch head over to youtube there are tons of video ... for your php need -> i watch phpacademy and derekbanas .... sign up -> dirbbble and behance .... to stay updated .... currently flat design is in trend .... its simple ... but you need sense of which colors go well together ... hope this helps :)
     
  18. aksyvakins

    aksyvakins Newbie

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    i am too the same track like u have.
     
  19. somaan

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    If you're learning from scratch i suggest you go with WYSIWYG Web builder. A wonderful tool for beginners. Also better off you go with Dreamweaver than wordpress or notepad++ . The reason is that you can add or edit in GUI and see the code be created itself right before you. This way you can even learn more what you won't be able to get with notepad++
     
  20. thefalloftroy

    thefalloftroy Newbie

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    If I were you, I'd learn Dreamweaver first - that's pretty much the "cat's meow" of web design programs. Plus, if you know Dreamweaver, you'll be able to figure out Notepad++ much more easily as it's significantly more straightforward. That being said, if you don't know ANY coding at all, I'd start with the very basics - learn HTML, learn CSS, then learn about JavaScript/jQuery and PHP and how they all work together.