1. First Thing Learning XML Language:
XML is a must learn language if you want to design Widgets especially for Blogger Platform, because it is the only computer language that can be used on Blogger enabled sites without any hesitation whatsoever. If we go in depth XML is identical to HTML not entirely, but its few functions are similar to each other. Therefore, if you have command over HTML then learning XML will be a piece of cake because most of things in XML and HTML revolve around each other.
By understanding XML you can not only design spectacular gadgets, but can also utilize it in manufacturing delightful themes for BlogSpot sites because XML is the only language that is universally supported by Blogger platform.
2. Understanding and Practicing HTML and CSS:
The second most significant thing that everyone should learn in order to create a widget is HTML it is the simplest computer language, which has made things lot easier for developers to develop magnificent gadgets. However, without utilizing CSS Style sheet your widgets will remain Dull and nasty so you also have to understand CSS coding to make things appear more fluent. Now you may be thinking of spending hundreds of dollar in learning HTML and CSS, but if you discover around the internet then you can find everything for Free. Following is the links of HTML Tutorials that will guide you from beginning to PRO in HTML. Video Courtesy: THE NEWBOSTON YouTube Channel
4. Learning Photoshop to Design Widget before Starting Coding:
If you want to develop spotless widgets for blogger platform, then it is necessary to Master Photoshop because before starting to write coding every Pro Developer creates a rough sketch of his widget so he can easily work accordingly. On the other hand, you can utilize Photoshop in creating Stunning relevant images that will define your content quite brilliantly. Following is the Rough sketch of “Like to Enter Widget” Created by an MBL Developer with the help of Photoshop.
From The Editors Desk:
It’s all about studying things because the more you will learn the better you will earn. I Started to Study HTML about few months ago and was able to construct various remarkable gadgets especially for Blogger platform. In the coming articles, we will be sharing some Tutorials on How to Create Widgets for Blogger till then peace, blessings and happy mastering.