What you’ll learn
- The basics of HTML, including its structure, elements, and attributes.
- How to create and use various HTML elements, such as headings, paragraphs, lists
- The fundamentals of CSS, include syntax, selectors, and specificity.
- Different ways to apply CSS styles, such as inline, internal, and external.
- CSS properties for styling text, including font family, font size, font weight, and font style.
- Familiarity with computers and basic computer operations: Students should know how to navigate the file system, create, and save files, and have a general understanding of how to use a computer.
- Basic web browsing skills: Students should be comfortable using web browsers, navigating websites, and using search engines.
- Basic typing skills: Students should have some proficiency in typing to be able to write code effectively.
- No prior programming experience is required, but a general understanding of how websites and web applications work would be helpful.
- Willingness to learn: Learning to code can be challenging at times, so students should be prepared to invest time and effort to understand new concepts and techniques.
- Access to a computer: Students will need access to a computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux) with a modern web browser (such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge) and a text editor for writing code (such as Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, or Atom).
- While not required, the following would be helpful to enhance the learning experience: A basic understanding of how the internet works, such as the roles of servers, clients, and browsers.
- While not required, the following would be helpful to enhance the learning experience: Familiarity with any programming or markup language, as this can help you grasp the concepts more easily.
Our course begins with an introduction to web development and the core concepts of building a website. In this section, you will become familiar with HTML, the language used to structure web content. You will learn how to create headings, paragraphs, lists, and links, all while working on your first project—a simple personal webpage.
In the second section, we will introduce you to CSS, the styling language responsible for making websites visually appealing. You will explore different ways to apply CSS to your website, such as inline, internal, and external styles. You will also learn about CSS selectors and specificity, allowing you to target elements on a webpage effectively. By the end of the section, you will enhance your webpage with customized colors, fonts, and backgrounds.
Who this course is for:
- Hobbyists and enthusiasts: People who enjoy working with technology and want to expand their skills by learning front-end web development to build personal projects, blogs, or portfolios.
- Designers: Web and graphic designers who want to enhance their skillset by learning front-end development to create more interactive and dynamic websites or collaborate more effectively with developers.
- Back-end developers: Developers who primarily work with server-side languages and want to expand their knowledge by learning front-end technologies to become full-stack developers.
- Freelancers: Professionals seeking to expand their services by offering web development and design to their clients.
- Students and recent graduates: Individuals studying or majoring in computer science, information technology, or a related field who want to supplement their academic knowledge with practical, hands-on experience in front-end web development.
- Educators and trainers: Teachers or trainers who want to learn front-end web development to teach others or incorporate it into their curriculum.
- Entrepreneurs and small business owners: Individuals looking to build or improve their business’s online presence by creating or updating their website.
- Anyone interested in learning front-end web development to create interactive, responsive, and visually appealing web applications.