This is a beginner level tutorial on how to deploy a static site to Netlify. It assumes basic knowledge of HTML and CSS and familiarity with Git and GitHub.

So you have built a website and are now wondering how to get it from your computer and onto the world wide web. Maybe you have completed one of our HTML & CSS tutorials and are trying to show off the results to your friends and family, or perhaps you are looking to host your personal website online. …


No sooner had last years uncodebar ended than all the codebar organisers and attendees declared in unison: let’s do it again!

A portion of the attendees

After the phenomenal success of our little bootstrapped event last year, we decided to run uncodebar again and make it bigger, better and, well, more absorbent. We increased the number of attendees from last year in a bid to bring in more people from diverse backgrounds. We decided to invite students to participate who we thought might benefit from experiencing an open space format event. We reached out to the wider tech community to attract people who have never…


In an effort to attract talk proposals from a more diverse group of people, ScotlandJS and ScotlandCSS decided to host Diversity CFP workshops around the UK and Germany leading up to their conference in June 2016. codebar was happy to get involved and help run the London event. Workshops were also organised in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin and Berlin.

The set up was simple. During the workshop people got the opportunity to work on their talk proposals, with advice from fellow mentors and other attendees. …


In the days leading up to codebar’s 24 Pull Requests event, we asked the community to submit good, beginner-friendly issues they found on Github for our students to work on during the event. Our 24 Pull Requests themed event is a day of helping beginner coders get started in contributing to open source software. The most common question we got was what constitutes a good beginner open source issue? The question is valid, especially from the perspective of a seasoned developer who can easily make sense of developer jargon and can understand other developers’ intentions from a few brief sentences…

Kriszta Matyi

Web developer / designer. Accidental cat lover. Interested in tech, the web, art, architecture, and design. organiser @codebar

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