Introduction to CSS Development
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Introduction to CSS Development

Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, is how we control what a website looks like, including colors, layouts, fonts, and more!
4.3 (351 ratings)
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14,238 students enrolled
Created by RefactorU LLC
Last updated 11/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Course Goal: Learn the basics of CSS
Implementing CSS
Basic style and layout for sites
Understanding CSS architecture for scalability
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Requirements
  • Recommended Courses: Getting Started as a Web Developer and Introduction to HTML.
Description

This course covers the basics of CSS. CSS is one of the major components in web development and web design. It allows us to control how our site and/or application will look. With CSS, we can control things like the layout, colors, and font sizes.

We’ll cover the basics of CSS, including how it works, how to make changes to the visuals of your site, and even get into some semi-advanced techniques for controlling your content.

Course Includes:

  • 9 external resource files
  • 5 practice exercises to help you master the basics

What You'll Learn:

  • CSS Terminology
  • Units
  • Inline Styles
  • Style Tags
  • CSS Files
  • Basic Selectors
  • IDs and Classes
  • Combination Selectors
  • Pseudo Selectors
  • Starter Rules
  • Basic Layout: Block, Inline, Inline-Block, Float, Clear
  • Advanced Layout: Absolute, Relative, Fixed
  • Centering Techniques: Inline, Horizontal Margin, Vertical
  • Normalize
  • Clearfix
  • Block Formatting Context
  • Architecture
  • CSS Specificity
  • Reusability
  • Maintainability
  • Modularity
  • Scalability
  • Semantics
  • And More!
Who is the target audience?
  • CSS beginners
  • CSS intermediate developers looking to expand their knowledge of the basics.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:30
Introduction
00:30
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Terminology
2 Lectures 09:21
Terminology
02:25

Units
06:56
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Your First CSS
4 Lectures 06:55
Getting Started
01:19

Inline Styles
01:09

Style Tag
02:32

CSS File
01:55
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Selectors
5 Lectures 06:58
Basic Selectors
02:06

ID and Class
01:23

Combination Selector
00:47

Pseudo Selector
02:42

CSS Diner
1 page
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Starter Rules
1 Lecture 10:02
Starter Rules
10:02
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Basic Layout
1 Lecture 09:35
Block, Inline, Inline-Block, Float, and Clear
09:35
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Advanced Layout
1 Lecture 17:07
Absolute, Relative, and Fixed
17:07
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Centering Techniques
3 Lectures 11:05
Inline
03:47

Horizontal Margin
02:09

Vertical
05:09
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Normalize and Clearfixes
3 Lectures 14:36
Normalize
04:39

Clearfix
03:26

Block Formatting Context
06:31
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Architecture
2 Lectures 22:24
Specificity
06:52

Reusability, Maintainability, Modularity, Scalability, Semantics
15:32
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
RefactorU LLC
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30,525 Students
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Accelerates the learning of aspiring creative technologists.

Based in Boulder, Colorado, RefactorU accelerates the learning and development of the world's aspiring creatives, makers, and technologists. RefactorU empowers individuals to reinvent themselves to meet the needs of today's technology-driven economy while building lifelong professional networks for the future.

RefactorU offers on-campus and self-paced courses in full-stack web application development, data science, and other 21st century skills. RefactorU's Instructors Include:


Chris Rolfs

Chris is a game developer and designer with substantial experience in front and back-end web development as well as web and desktop game design and development. Chris is the current Instructor for RefactorU's online courses, and spends his daylight hours being a rockstar Front End Engineer at Facebook.