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This article was published on July 28, 2016

This GitHub repo actually teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes

This GitHub repo actually teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes
Nate Swanner
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Nate Swanner

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TNW's former West Coast writer in the PNW (Portland, Oregon). Nate loves amplifying developers, and codes in Swift when he's not writing. If TNW's former West Coast writer in the PNW (Portland, Oregon). Nate loves amplifying developers, and codes in Swift when he's not writing. If you need to get in touch, Twitter is your best bet.

Web design sounds like a simple principle, but it’s not easy — and there’s a lot to it. There’s a GitHub repo that promises to get you up and running in as little as four minutes.

Really, its a base for a tutorial that seems to show how the website you end up on was built. It walks you through things like text formatting, adding custom font styles and background colors.

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Will you be qualified for a front-end Web developer position after your four minute tutorial? No, but you’ll have a better idea of how that type of job works. It’s pretty basic HTML stuff — there’s no way you’d be able to wrap your head around JavaScript and CSS in four minutes.

Or four lifetimes.