How To Build a Tech Portfolio | Part 1: Structure and Style with HTML and CSS18,009 ViewsSep 19, 2022
Looking to launch a career in tech? If so, you'll need a good technical portfolio.
A technical portfolio supplements your resume during the hiring process and helps showcase your skills to recruiters and hiring managers. It also gives you a chance to tell them a little more about yourself with information that may not have a natural place in your resume. More importantly, your portfolio provides tangible evidence that you've got the skills needed to do the job.
Along with your contact info, your technical portfolio should also include links to projects you've created in the past and details about the programming languages, frameworks, and other technologies you used to build them. And while you can always find a portfolio template online, creating one from scratch further demonstrates your technical (and creative) skills — which is a nice touch for any aspiring developer.
In this video, Codecademy Senior Curriculum Developer Ben Stone will teach you how to code your own technical portfolio. You'll use HTML tags and elements to structure and organize your information, then use CSS to give your portfolio some style.
And if you need help finding ideas for projects to include in your portfolio, check out our projects here: https://www.codecademy.com/projects
Setting up the Workspace 2:40
What is a Portfolio Website? 4:00
Nuts and Bolts of HTML 7:30
Starting the Portfolio with HTML 13:00
Styling your Potfolio Page with HTML and CSS 18:25
Organizing your Content 26:00
Problem Solving with CSS 38:00
Summary of the Livestream 51:55
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