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In this course, you will learn essential information about the Internet, basic technologies and in practice, how to construct a web page, plus look at how professionals and commercial web sites are constructed. You will learn:
• What the Internet is and basic technologies available
• Steps in designing and creating web pages
• Selecting the technologies to use on your web pages
• Tips in producing high quality pages
• Steps in designing & creating web pages, Learn HTML & CSS, the building blocks of websites
• Learn HTML and CSS, the building blocks of websites
• Explore web sites on the web to reinforce course materials and review.
The entire course length is over 6 hours but there is a segment to quickly setup a page.
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Desktop, iOS and Android.
Certificate of completion.
|Section 1: Hello, World - Introduction to Web Design and Programming|
Hello, World: what's this phrase?Preview
What are Web Technologies?Preview
W3 Consortium or W3.org : Keeping Standards & Access for AllPreview
Brief History of the Web (...very brief)Preview
The Wayback Machine
|Section 2: Tools of the Trade|
Browsers and Web Developer Tools including Web Inspectors
Code Editor Introduction
Great to Use! The W3C Markup Validation Service
Who Is Your Audience? Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project
Using Fonts on a Page: Google Fonts, Dafont, MyFont, FontSpring, etc.
Just a bit about... SEO
|Quiz 1||18 questions|
Take this quiz to reinforce concepts that were presented in the Tools of the Trade.
|Section 3: HTML|
What is HTML? And the DOM?
The Block Model and the Web Inspector: Very Important! Importante!
HTML: Your First Page with Hello, World
Using the Browser Inspector to change HTML on any Page
|Quiz 2||25 questions|
This HTML Quiz will help you reinforce key concepts and meanings of the topics in this section. Please review as many times as you need to.
|Section 4: CSS|
What is CSS?
Hello, World: 3 Types of CSS: Inline, Internal, External
Style: H Tags & Css
CSS Style with inline, Internal, External
Style: Creating Meme with Images and Text
Using the Browser Inspector to Change CSS on any Page
CSS on Sites that You Visit
|Quiz 3||10 questions|
Take this quiz to reinforce your understanding of CSS topics. Please take quiz as many times as you want.
|Section 5: Setting Up a Page in HTML & Style in CSS|
HTML: Recipe Page
CSS: Recipe Page
Upload Finished Page to Server
Test & Valid Page
|Section 6: Adding Google Analytics & Social Media|
Adding Social Media
Add Facebook Like & Share
Add Twitter Tweet & Timeline
Pinterest -- Add Pin or Pinter-ize Images
|Section 7: Menu Navigation|
Styling HTML with CSS for Menus
|Section 8: Multipage Web Site|
Preparing Main Menu Web Site for a Multi-page Site
CSS of Page Template
CSS of Page Template - 2nd Part
|Section 9: Setting up a Web Site, Hosting, Domain Names, the Cloud!|
The Domain Name
Hosting Your Site
FIle Upload & Transfer
|Section 10: More Sites on the WayBack Machine|
UX/UI: A Look at Commercial Sites 2014
Oh the sites we shall see... The Wayback Machine
Hello, I'm a Software Application Developer and have many years of experience putting together software products and services. Through these experiences, I believe I can accelerate the path to learning the essentials and creating web pages and sites quickly.
Active in new media development and software application development since 1988, I have held the professional roles of Computer Programmer, UI designer, Developer, Manager and Creative Director in addition to owner of an interactive studio in Boston, Massachusetts. I attained a BS in Computer Engineering and MS in Computer Systems at Lehigh University and Boston University respectively, to complement a few other interesting academic pursuits. I have taught Web design & programming seminars and courses at MIT Lincoln Lab and select colleges. Looking forward to the Udemy experience!
Throughout many projects, I participated in the design and programming of interfaces and projects for CD, DVD, kiosk, mobile and Internet applications. The design of UI/UX, User Interface design and programming, concept to finish is my specialty.
I worked directly with clients and senior staff level; CEOs, VPs, Presidents, Directors at MIT, Verizon Labs, ESPN, Comcast SportsNet, Cox Cable Communications, MTI, General Motors, Polaroid (maker of the original Selfie camera!), Smithsonian, Mercer Management Consulting, Fidelity, Putnam Investments, Mitsubishi Electric, Bell South as well as startups. Working with many different startups as the Internet has evolved, Sports Kareoke is a favorite project; yes, it's true.
In addition, entrepreneurial experience and responsibility for/or with principals for complete lifecycle is what 50% of my career has been about. I have been in the trenches; the battlefields! I hope to help you in your development and endeavours in the exciting space of the Internet and Mobile device app development.
UI/UX design, software and application development, digital/social media research, project management, product development, learning design, business development, partnerships.
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Boston University
B.S., Computer Engineering, Lehigh University
A.S., Architecture, Passive Solar Design, Burlington County College