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So something kinda strange happened with my "programming career" thus far. It started with C#, progressed to things like Entity Framework and MVC, and in the midst I learned a tiny bit of HTML and CSS in there, though frankly I kind of already knew HTML from long ago. Then, hoping to make interactive, awesome front end content, I learned JS and jQuery.

Recently though, I realized... CSS is powerful as hell... And I didn't learn it right. I learned it, thinking it was a simple markup to do things like apply font and color to text, and screw with margins and borders... Turns out, you can animate things, create sidebar menus, do almost anything you could in Photoshop, and even make a 3D animated Pokemon for God's sake...

But... What the hell IS CSS? I'm told it's not a programming language, I'm told people who know CSS and HTML exclusively are not "real programmers" and I have been happy to be a "real programmer"... Until I have been working on projects to boost my portfolio and.... My websites, while functional, and implementing cool things like a database, models, data transfer objects, and a login system... Have been, for lack of a better term, UGLY AS HELL!

But I get so much more satisfaction out of hooking up a database to a website, and setting up a RESTful system... Yet I know for a fact that even I, when faced with an ugly site, couldn't give less of a crap about how the back end is built and want to leave it immediately.

Is this a normal feel for a new coder like me? I'm about to go and try to really tackle CSS, but I feel so pathetic doing it. Yet, it is SO necessary.
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