HTML5 for Beginning Beginners
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HTML5 for Beginning Beginners

Master HTML5 markup in just a few hours
4.8 (8 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand terms used by HTML5 developers
  • Set up and use the tools used for HTML5 production
  • Load and test HTML5 code in a web browser
  • Understand how to create various tags, attributes and values
  • Understand the basics of styling text with CSS
  • Create ordred lists
  • Created unordered lists
  • Create hyperlinks between documents
  • Create hyperlinks to other sites
  • Place images on a web page
  • Create tables to display information on a page
  • Create web forms so users can input data
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  • There are no knowledge prerequisites for the course
  • You can complete this course with a Mac or PC and free downloadable software

Are you looking for an efficient introduction in to HTML5?   Have you tried other HTML5 courses and found them too complex?  Do you need just the basics of HTML5 to use with Wordpress or other content management system?  Are you looking for an introduction that is truly for beginners?

If you're thinking "Yes! That's me!" then HTML5 for Beginning Beginners is for you.  HTML5 isn't just for web developers-- It's part of modern digital literacy and you need to know it yesterday!

This course is designed to be comprehensive and efficient.  Using years of HTML5 development experience, we've included the details that are most important to those who work with HTML5 every day-- and we don't get distracted with lots of extras.

This course includes:

  • Over two dozen instructor videos
  • Seven activities to help you learn
  • Suggested solution to all activities
  • The full book HTML5 for Beginning Beginners

This course is great for all types of learners.  If you learn best by watching demonstrations, this HTML5 for Beginning Beginners includes dozens of informative videos.  If you like a text book, we've included the full color edition of HTML5 for Beginning Beginners eBook.  If you learn by doing you'll find the seven course activities very helpful.

This course is structured to help you retain all the information covered.  We want you to be productive with HTML5 the minute you complete this course.  And you will be--  as each individual skill is demonstrated, explained at length in the book and then simulated in the course activity.

Over a half million people have enrolled in LearnToProgram courses worldwide-- Over 250,000 on Udemy alone. Enroll today and join a community that learns with the best.

Who is the target audience?
  • This HTML5 course is designed for complete beginners who want a quick introduction in to HTML5
  • Teachers and students
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
Basic Terms and Tools
4 Lectures 18:43

Welcome to the course! Meet Andrew, your instructor and find out what you'll learn next. 

Preview 00:31

This video covers the terms to know and the tools you will need to get started using HTML5

Preview 12:02

Create a simple website -- white page with a few lines of text

Preview 02:24

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions
Basic HTML Tags
4 Lectures 26:08

Andrew introduces this section about HTML tags

Preview 00:23

This video goes over basic HTML tags, website structure, proper tag nesting, and writing code comments.

Preview 16:00

Create a simple website with 3 headers using the H1-H6 tags, small paragraphs of text under each of those headers, and then a few code comments within the HTML code

Lab Instructions

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions
4 Lectures 26:13

Andrew introduces how to use CSS linking to create ascetically pleasing webpages.

Introduction to CSS

Learn when, where, and how to use CSS to add style to your webpages. 

Styling with CSS

This lab has you take a simple website and adding at least 3 CSS properties to give it some style/color. You can use any of the 3 methods of CSS linking that we went over

Lab Instructions

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions
List and Links
4 Lectures 17:59

Andrew introduces working with Ordered and Unordered lists and also the anchor tag

Introduction to Lists and Links

This lesson goes over how to construct ordered and unordered lists and how to create hyperlinks

List and Links

Create a simple website that includes 2 lists, each with a header above them. First an Ordered List that has your top 5 places you would like to visit in order from favorite to least favorite. The second one should be an Unordered List that contains 3 hyperlinks to 3 different websites you like to visit

Lab Instructions

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions
4 Lectures 17:59

Andrew introduces images into the equation

Introduction to Images

This video covers how to properly create an image in HTML, height and width attributes, and the importance of alternate text for images

Images in HTML

Create a simple website with 2 web pages. Each page should have a hyperlink that leads to the other page. The topic is “your favorite type of animal”. The first page should be a homepage that tells what your favorite type of animal is and then 2 hyperlinks, one to your other web page, and one to an external website related to your favorite animal (pet store site, wiki article, etc.). The second web page on for your site should be a “Photos” page with a header, at least 3 well formatted images of your favorite type of animal, and finally a hyperlink that leads back to your website’s homepage

Lab Instructions

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions
4 Lectures 19:57

Andrew introduces tables

Tables Introduction

This video addresses when and why HTML tables are useful, how to properly create them, and how to add a simple header to your tables

Tables in HTML

Create a simple website with an HTML table that has 5 rows and 3 columns. The 3 columns should be for “Your friend’s name”, “Your friend’s age”, and “The number of years you have know each other for”. The first row should be a row of table headers that label each column, then the following 4 rows should be filled in with info for 4 of your friends (real or imaginary).

Lab Instructions

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions
Web Forms
5 Lectures 30:44

Andrew introduces web forms and their functions

Web Forms Introduction

This lessons is all about web forms and how to create the pieces that make them up. Andrew discusses text input boxes, radio buttons, checkboxes, and more.

Basics of Creating a Web Form

Create a simple website that has 2 webpages. The first page should be a homepage with a header, some text welcoming users to your site, a couple well formatted images of your choosing, and finally a hyperlink that leads to the second web page of your website. The second webpage should be a simulated “Sign Up” page that includes a web form with 4 text boxes for the user to enter their First name, Last name, phone number, and email address. At the bottom of your form you should add a “Submit” button (Don’t worry about making it actually work/send info anywhere as that is beyond the scope of this course, just focus on making it look nice). Finally add a hyperlink that leads back to your website’s homepage.

Lab Instructions

Andrew reviews his lab solution

Lab Solutions

Bonus Lecture
About the Instructor
LearnToProgram, Inc.
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Learn Web, Mobile and Game Development

LearnToProgram Media is a leading publisher of web, mobile, and game development courses that are used by over 500,000 people in 65 countries. LearnToProgram's valuable network of technical resources includes content on YouTube, iTunes, and Roku, as well as books, free tutorials, and online courses.

With a mission of “teaching the world to code" LearnToProgram instructors are teachers first and technical experts second. Their primary skill is relating complex technical information to nontechnical people learning web, mobile and game development. The entirely online, self-paced sales model allows students to learn at their own pace.

With over 40 courses on the market, LearnToProgram offers students flexible programs in web development, mobile application development and game development. Currently the company's most popular online courses include Become a Certified Web Developer and 10 Apps in 10 Weeks.

The company is based outside of Hartford, Connecticut.

Instructor Andrew Snyder-Spak
4.2 Average rating
42 Reviews
458 Students
2 Courses
Game and Web Development Instructor

Andrew Snyder-Spak is a graduate of New York University where he studied Computer Science and Game Design, as well as Music. Andrew has always had a passion for Video Game Design and Computer Programming. Starting at age 11, he began learning to create his own games and applications using GameMaker Studio and Visual Basic. In High School he expanded his studies by taking AP Computer Science, as well as every other programming related course offered. Once at NYU, he continued his studies while doing freelance video game prototyping on the side for some of his professors. Andrew has also done some research work with NYU's Langone Medical Center, creating a functioning prototype of a concussion analysis tool using the Nintendo Wii bluetooth balance board. The proposed study would explore the possibility of using the Nintendo Wii Bluetooth Balance Board as an affordable alternative to the current industry standard balance board, which costs several thousand dollars. Andrew has also worked on a variety of projects and topics ranging from Web Design to iOS App Development. Currently Andrew is working with LearnToProgram.TV to help share his knowledge and teach a new generation aspiring computer programmers.