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Rapid Introduction to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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$1,300.00 or 4 vouchers vouchers
$1,300.00 or 4 vouchers vouchers

Class Description

Class Overview

In this class, students get a rapid hands-on introduction to client-side programming with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The course is meant for students who want to need to get a jump start on all three technologies. Students should be prepared to cover a lot in three days and to be ready to spend some time afterward reviewing the content on their own to solidify and build upon the skills taught in class.

This course was written by Nat Dunn

Class Goals

  • Learn the basics of Web development
  • Learn the difference between HTML and XHTML
  • Learn to create links in HTML documents
  • Learn to add images to HTML documents
  • Learn to create HTML tables
  • See how forms are built in HTML (this will be covered very quickly)
  • Learn the benefits of CSS.
  • Learn to avoid using deprecated tags and attributes.
  • Learn CSS syntax.
  • Learn to use <div> and <span> tags appropriately.
  • Learn most of the common properties and their values.
  • Learn how JavaScript is used
  • Learn JavaScript syntax
  • Learn to work with JavaScript variables
  • Learn to create your own functions in JavaScript
  • Learn to write flow control logic in JavaScript

Class Outline

  1. A Quick Overview of Web Development
    1. Client-side Programming
    2. Server-side Programming
  2. Introduction to HTML
    1. Getting Started
    2. A Simple HTML Document
    3. The HTML Skeleton
    4. HTML Elements
    5. XHTML vs. HTML
    6. Special Characters
    7. lang and xml:lang
  3. Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    1. Paragraphs
    2. Breaks and Horizontal Rules
    3. Creating an HTML Page
    4. Quoted Text
    5. Preformatted Text
    6. Phrase Elements
    7. Formatting Elements
    8. Documenting Changes
  4. HTML Links
    1. Text Links
    2. Absolute vs. Relative Paths
    3. Targeting New Windows
    4. Email Links
    5. Adding Links
    6. Anchors
    7. The title Attribute
  5. HTML Images
    1. Inserting Images
    2. Image Links
    3. Adding Images to the Page
  6. HTML Lists
    1. Unordered Lists
    2. Ordered Lists
    3. Definition Lists
    4. Creating Lists
  7. HTML Tables
    1. Creating Tables
    2. Attributes
    3. Merging Cells
    4. Creating Tables
  8. HTML Forms
    1. How HTML Forms Work
    2. The <form> Tag
    3. Form Elements
    4. Creating a Registration Form
    5. Adding Checkboxes and Radio Buttons
    6. Adding a Select Menu and a Textarea
  9. Crash Course in CSS
    1. Benefits of Cascading Style Sheets
    2. CSS Rules
    3. Selectors
    4. Precedence of Selectors
    5. The Cascade
    6. Creating an Embedded Style Sheet
    7. Creating an External Style Sheet
    8. Adding Inline Styles
    9. Media Types
    10. <div> and <span>
    11. Divs and Spans
    12. Units of Measurement
    13. The Inherit Value
    14. @import
  10. CSS Fonts
    1. Font - the old way
    2. Font-family
    3. Font-size
    4. Font Family and Font Size
    5. Font-style
    6. Font-variant
    7. Font-weight
    8. Font Style, Font Variant and Font Weight
  11. CSS Text
    1. Letter-spacing
    2. Word-spacing
    3. Line-height
    4. Text-align
    5. Text-decoration
    6. Text-indent
    7. Text-transform
    8. Vertical-align
    9. White-space
    10. Text Properties
  12. Colors and Backgrounds
    1. About Color Values
    2. Color
    3. Background-color
    4. Background-image
    5. Colors and Backgrounds
  13. JavaScript Basics
    1. The Name "JavaScript"
    2. The HTML DOM
    3. JavaScript Syntax
      1. Basic Rules
      2. Dot Notation
      3. Square Bracket Notation
    4. Where Is JavaScript Code Written?
    5. JavaScript Objects, Methods and Properties
      1. Methods
      2. Properties
      3. The Implicit window Object
      4. The getElementById() Method
    6. Event Handlers
  14. Variables, Arrays and Operators
    1. JavaScript Variables
      1. A Loosely-typed Language
      2. Storing User-Entered Data
    2. Arrays
      1. Associative Arrays
      2. Array Properties and Methods
    3. JavaScript Operators
  15. JavaScript Functions
    1. Built-in Functions
      1. Number(object)
      2. String(object)
      3. isNaN(object)
      4. parseFloat() and parseInt()
    2. Built-in Functions vs. Methods
    3. User-defined Functions
      1. Function Syntax
      2. Passing Values to Functions
      3. A Note on Variable Scope
      4. Returning Values from Functions
  16. Conditionals and Loops
    1. Conditionals
      1. if - else if - else Conditions
      2. Switch / Case
    2. Loops
      1. while Loop Syntax
      2. do...while Loop Syntax
      3. for Loop Syntax
      4. for...in Loop Syntax

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Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following areas is required:

  • Working with computers regularly

Experience in the following areas would be beneficial:

  • Programming Experience
  • A basic understanding of how the web works

Technical Requirements

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