Hello, World - Build Web Sites - Professional's Toolset

Hello, World introduces you to exciting Web Design and Programming. This course shows you how professionals build pages.
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  • Lectures 44
  • Length 6 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Access to a microcomputer, laptop, desktop, etc, PC or Macintosh computer. Although Internet access, an ISP or server access is helpful as well, it is not absolutely necessary.
  • Need a browser application like Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Internet Explorer installed on the computer.
  • A desire to improve yourself as an engineer. designer, programmer or other interested person.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • The course goals are to provide an understanding what web pages are and how they are constructed to ultimately constructing your own pages or web sites.
  • This course presents what the Internet is and basic technologies available.
  • You will understand the steps in designing and creating web pages.
  • Tools (software tools) you will need.
  • Tips on selecting the technologies to use on your web pages and in producing high quality pages.
  • Demonstrations of web page construction will be shown throughout the course.
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to design and program web pages with design elements such as text and images.

Who is the target audience?

  • The intended audience is people who have not designed or programmed web pages.
  • Or marketing managers and people just interested!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Hello, World - Introduction to Web Design and Programming
Hello, World: what's this phrase?
What are Web Technologies?
W3 Consortium or W3.org : Keeping Standards & Access for All
Brief History of the Web (...very brief)
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.
The Cloud
Just a bit about... SEO
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?
HTML Versions
The Block Model and the Web Inspector: Very Important! Importante!
HTML Elements
HTML: Your First Page with Hello, World
Using the Browser Inspector to change HTML on any Page
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
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
Google Analytics
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
Adding Pages
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

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Instructor Biography

Joanne Fantini, Web & Software Application Developer

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.

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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

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