A few years ago I spoke at at WordCamp Phoenix about how you can learn Web Design and Web Development via WordPress.
This holds as true today as it did then.
A lot of WordPress Pros learn design and development through WordPress
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Have You Learned Design & Development From WordPress?
Chances are if you are reading or watching this you have learned some of these technologies through your work with WordPress.
If so, would love to hear about it!