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Aug 2017
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 20:56
Hey all. Im happy I "stumbled" upon yall today. I am at 'Create a form element' and just happen to be stuck. Could someone besides my good friend Google explain how to put a text field inside a form element? ty in advance
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 20:58
Hi all! First time here.
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:03
Hey everyne. [using the laptp with the busted key again... t lazy t g t the pc xD]
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:04
lol hi
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:04
@li3097 If I remember that challenge right, it says t nest the text field in the frm element. I'm nt sure hw recently yu've dne the previus challenges. D yu remember nestings? fr example, yu nest li inside f ul
Any fun prjects gin' n tnight? Lks like at least ne persn ding fCC challenges.
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:05
I'm working on wikipedia viewer for fcc
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:05
@Lilyheart <form action="/submit-cat-photo">
<input type="text" placeholder="cat photo URL">
</form>
I was able to figure it out and remembered from doing it on codecademy.com awhile back
ty though
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:06
HI All, I am new to coding . Just started a bootcamp and found you on meetup. looking to meet new people and learn what coding is all about!
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:06
@Gildara You sound like you are whole lot farther than I am
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:06
Hi @Seaner71
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:06
hello @Seaner71
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:06
I've been at it for a while, lol
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:07
@Gildara I just started like 3 weeks ago but keep procrastinating.
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:07
anyone else doing 100 days of code?
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:07
Yall can be my inspiration
@Gildara I was trying but failed miserably!
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:07
I've dne everything frnt end except all the prjects. the wiki viewer is what I last wrked n xD
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:07
No what is 100 days of code?
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:07
hey @Seaner71 welcme
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:08
thanks everyone
xD Glidara beat me t it xD
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:09
lol thanks @Gildara and @Lilyheart
MontBot
@MontBot
Aug 15 2017 21:09
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Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:10
'Over the top' to the submit button one, lol. I love the cool encouragement sayings.
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:10
I was ging to do it over the summer but was accepted to a summer prgram which made me redo my plans xD ugh, had t put the letter n the clipbard because that sentence didn't make sense withut it
@Seaner71 what bootcamp?
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:12
I started with Dev Bootcamp (NY Campus) - but they will be closing at the end of the year because they couldn't make their business model work and I plan on switching to NY Code and Design which has a Philly Campus
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:12
:anguished: gildara has more cookies than I do. lol
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:12
lol
it's embarrassing how long it's taken me to get this far
I kept getting distracted by other shiny classes and tutorials
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:13
I earned my first cookie in december xD f the previus year. :crying_cat_face:
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:13
I quit for a while too
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:13
1.5 years... but full-time student desn't leave much extra learning time.
Lilyheart @Lilyheart sighs.
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:14
I cant imagine going to classes and trying to do this, too
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:14
Since @Seaner71 brought up bootcamps, are there any bootcamps that say would be an evening/free in the philly area? #just moved this summer.
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:14
In my free time I keep ding my wn fun prjects instead f fCC. Maybe winter break I'll crank them ut.
ccz
@ccziriak
Aug 15 2017 21:15
Hi all
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:15
Hey caryn.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:15
or even bootcamps during the day?
ccz
@ccziriak
Aug 15 2017 21:16
Hey @Lilyheart
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:16
Hnestly I haven't looked at bootcamps in the area :/ Running MntCde over a year and @Seaner71 is the first bootcamp member too. There is a fCC philly facebk group that might knw mre abut what goes on in the city.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:17
Well, my grandma lives in montco but I actually reside in delaware....
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 21:17
delaware county? or state?
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:17
but thanks @Seaner71 as that looked like its this thursday. Free Library does have nice arcitecture
MontBot
@MontBot
Aug 15 2017 21:17
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Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:18
dont kick me out!!!!!
yall are helppful
Delaware state
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:18
hmmm. i remember a teacher saying smething abut smething that way. let me lk.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:18
Im in New Castle county
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:19
nly thing i've heard f http://www.zipcodewilmington.com/
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:19
ya i talked to zipcode but they are expensive and time consuming
as a military spouse, that was not my best option for future career purposes
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:20
nline learning might be the best option for you.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:21
ya i just registered for classes today for an application developer certificate.
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:21
fun!
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:22
<form action="/submit-cat-photo">
<input type="text" placeholder="cat photo URL">
<input type="text" required>
<button type="submit">Submit</button>
</form>
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:22
@li3097 good idea
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:22
thanks
im working on this text required thing and fcc could stand some better instructions...
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:25
if i remember correctly, yu need t make your input field required, not a new input field and make it required.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:26
ya. i just got confused
<link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Lobster" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
<style>
  .red-text {
    color: red;
  }

  h2 {
    font-family: Lobster, Monospace;
  }

  p {
    font-size: 16px;
    font-family: Monospace;
  }

  .thick-green-border {
    border-color: green;
    border-width: 10px;
    border-style: solid;
    border-radius: 50%;
  }

  .smaller-image {
    width: 100px;
  }
</style>

<h2 class="red-text">CatPhotoApp</h2>

<p>Click here for <a href="#">cat photos</a>.</p>

<a href="#"><img class="smaller-image thick-green-border" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back. " src="https://bit.ly/fcc-relaxing-cat"></a>

<p>Things cats love:</p>
<ul>
  <li>cat nip</li>
  <li>laser pointers</li>
  <li>lasagna</li>
</ul>
<p>Top 3 things cats hate:</p>
<ol>
  <li>flea treatment</li>
  <li>thunder</li>
  <li>other cats</li>
</ol>
<form action="/submit-cat-photo">
  <label><input type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor"> Indoor</label>
  <label><input type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor"> Outdoor</label>
  <input type="text" placeholder="cat photo URL" required>
  <button type="submit">Submit</button>
  <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Loving</label>
  <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Affectionate</label>
  <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Playful</label>
</form>
Im a goof as i was sharing what i was working on and just remembered all yall are working on the "sameish" thing
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:30
can yu edit yur pst and put three backticks [the key left f the 1 key] in the line befre the cde and the line after the cde?
ah, n questin then?
if you put the ticks, it'll do this
<label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Loving</label>
<label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Affectionate</label>
<label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Playful</label>
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:32
Cool! :smile:
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:32
nice! soooooo much easier to read
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:32
most definitely
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:33
if yu just want t put sme code in a line, just surrnd it with a single tick n either side.
it'll standout that way. lol
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:33
okie dokie
okie dokie
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:34
it's using Markdown which could be worth it to learn as places like GitHub use it a lot. Ya knw... in yur spare learning time xD But it's literally just a quick glance at the syntax options.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:36
oh ok
learn something daily
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:36
testing
neat thanks @Lilyheart
MontBot
@MontBot
Aug 15 2017 21:36
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Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:44
<link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Lobster" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
<style>
  .red-text {
    color: red;
  }

  h2 {
    font-family: Lobster, Monospace;
  }

  p {
    font-size: 16px;
    font-family: Monospace;
  }

  .thick-green-border {
    border-color: green;
    border-width: 10px;
    border-style: solid;
    border-radius: 50%;
  }

  .smaller-image {
    width: 100px;
  }
  .silver-backgound {
    background-color: silver;
  }
</style>

<h2 class="red-text">CatPhotoApp</h2>

<p>Click here for <a href="#">cat photos</a>.</p>

<a href="#"><img class="smaller-image thick-green-border" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back. " src="https://bit.ly/fcc-relaxing-cat"></a>

<div class="silver-background">
  <p>Things cats love:</p>
  <ul>
    <li>cat nip</li>
    <li>laser pointers</li>
    <li>lasagna</li>
  </ul>
  <p>Top 3 things cats hate:</p>
  <ol>
    <li>flea treatment</li>
    <li>thunder</li>
    <li>other cats</li>
  </ol>
</div>

<form action="/submit-cat-photo">
  <label><input type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor" checked> Indoor</label>
  <label><input type="radio" name="indoor-outdoor"> Outdoor</label>
  <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality" checked> Loving</label>
  <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Lazy</label>
  <label><input type="checkbox" name="personality"> Energetic</label>
  <input type="text" placeholder="cat photo URL" required>
  <button type="submit">Submit</button>
</form>
any idea why the silver background in the style tag/div class isnt reading?
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:48
check your spelling
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:48
lol, thanks :+1:
please tell me im not the only one that skips the little things and then attempts to spend forever to figure out what the problem is
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:50
you are not
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 21:50
nope. most people. that's why it's the first thing I check when someone's code doesn't work xD
very most common issue.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:50
ok
Sean Smyth
@Seaner71
Aug 15 2017 21:54
Well thanks all for your help. The 100 days looks like a cool challenge. Hope to see you next week and have some progress!!
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 21:55
@Seaner71 Are you signing off on us? Nice to "meet" you though
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:18
Somehow I kept thinking that margin or padding started with the left side and went clockwise.... does anyone know the correct starting position of this is?
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:18
noon. straight up.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:18
ok, ty for the clarification
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:18
like the day starts at the top, so does css :sunny:
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:18
thats easy to remember.
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:19
iz how i remember. it goes clockwise as well so easy xD
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:19
:+1:
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:32
hello first time making it out to this
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:32
hey
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:34
what's everyone working on?
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:34
css ugh
and welcome to the group
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:34
ah nice. Thanks
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:35
what are you working on @GeminiReaper
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:35
trying to go through some angularjs stuff.
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:35
ah you're ahead of me then
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:35
I need to get working on frameworks
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:35
trying to reinforce to practice good coding standards
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:36
always
good
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:36
yes good
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:40
'ello. For some reason gitter stopped giving me notifications. :/
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:40
how long does everyone stay on here for?
Hello Lily
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:40
meetup said like 3 hrs
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:41
whenever they have questions. So even outside of the meetup.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:41
im gonna sign off probably in 30 min when SO gets home
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:41
The meetup is more for those who need a set time each week to work on coding.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:41
thanks @Lilyheart for the info though
MontBot
@MontBot
Aug 15 2017 22:41
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Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:42
I'm going to call it a night, pick this vss mess up in the morning
I'm way smarter in the morning than I am at night, lol
David Yoon
@GeminiReaper
Aug 15 2017 22:42
alright have a good night.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:42
nice to meet you @Gildara
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:42
er css not vss
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:42
lol. i'm an afternoon person.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:42
ya, im an afternoon to evening person
Gildara
@Gildara
Aug 15 2017 22:43
yes very nice to meet you all. coding gets lonely sometimes
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:43
^^/
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:43
Agreed. Im so glad something like this exsists :smile:
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:46
thanks @li3097
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@MontBot
Aug 15 2017 22:46
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Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:50
<style>
  body {
    background-color: black;
    font-family: Monospace;
    color: green;
  }
  #orange-text {
    color: orange;
  }
  .pink-text {
    color: pink;
  }
  .blue-text {
    color: blue;
  }
</style>
<h1 id="orange-text" class="pink-text !important blue-text" style="color: white">Hello World!</h1>
any idea why important isnt pulling to create pink-text?
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:51
is important needed for the lesson? What lesson are you on?
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:51
yes. its override all other styles
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:51
okie. important goes in the css, not the html.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:51
AH
ty
Lily Romano
@Lilyheart
Aug 15 2017 22:52
I asked because !important should almost never ever ever ever be used. There is always a better way. Good to know for debugging and the like. but that's about it.
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 22:52
oh ok. Ive never heard of it until now
Lisa Tidball
@li3097
Aug 15 2017 23:04
im signing off but it was definitely nice to meet everyone. till next week or whenever.