Become a Web Developer from Scratch (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Web Hosting & more)

Become a Web Developer from Scratch (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Web Hosting & more)
past almost 2 years ago

Starts: Friday, 28 November, 2014 10:15am

Ends: Wednesday, 24 December, 2014 12:00am

Ticket Information

Tickets Fee Price (GHS) Quantity
Normal 3.0 249.00 N/A
 

Event Details

NEW SKILLS FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR

Become a Web Developer from Scratch is a hands-on web development workshop designed to help participants kick-start their web careers. It is aimed at complete beginners and assumes no prior knowledge of coding. At the end of the course, participants would have acquired the requisite skills (HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript & Web Hosting / Maintenance) needed to successfully plan, design and manage a website.

A basic knowledge of computers and an active interest in understanding how websites are built is all that is required to get started. For further information and registration, call: 0262211700 / 0242607320  or register below.

EVENT INFO:

  1. Date: Saturday, November 22, 29 & December 6, 13 & 20, 2014
  2. Days: 5 Weekends (Saturdays) plus free online interaction during the week
  3. Time: 9:00am to 5:30pm

WHAT AM I GETTING FROM THIS COURSE?: 

  1. A practical understanding of how the web works
  2. An in-depth understanding of the principles of HTML & CSS
  3. A hands-on practical knowledge of HTML & CSS
  4. Build a beautiful website from scratch to kick-start your web career
  5. Start earning money from your skills

INTENDED AUDIENCE: 

  1. Complete beginners with an interest in learning how to build websites
  2. People interested in making a living or earning extra income from building websites
  3. People who desire a new career path in IT
  4. Students studying computing or web development
  5. Bloggers and many more

COURSE PREREQUISITES: 

  1. No pre-knowledge or special software required, just an active interest in learning about websites
  2. A basic understanding of the Internet, and experience browsing the web

COURSE DESCRIPTION

PART ONE: Introduction

It's not as difficult as you imagine! YES, Creating a website is not as difficult as you imagine or have made you to believe. In this section, we will seek to demonstrate to you how easy it is to create your first website without any prior coding knowledge.

  1. The task ahead
  2. How the Internet Works
  3. What is HTML & CSS?
  4. Text Editors & Browsers
  5. File & Folder Naming Conventions
  6. Typical Website File & Folder Structure
  7. Setting Up Your Free Web Hosting
  8. Your control panel
  9. Uploading files to your server
  10. Managing Your Production Files
  11. Tools of the Trade
  12. Getting Help

PART TWO: HTML/XHTML

HTML is simply a language for structuring and organising web pages. Webpages are usually viewed in a web browser (Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera etc). They usually include text, links, pictures, and even sound and video. HTML is used to mark and describe each of these kinds of content so the web browser can show them correctly. That is HTML forms the foundation of every page on the internet.

The aim of this section of the course therefore is to help you understand the basics of HTML and use them to start creating beautiful websites.

The aim of this section of the course therefore is to help you understand the basics of HTML and use them to start creating beautiful websites.

  1. Hello World
  2. The Structure Of A Webpage
  3. Hands-on practice: The Structure Of A Webpage
  4. Header Tags
  5. Hands-on practice: Header Tags
  6. Paragraphs
  7. Hands-on practice: Paragraphs
  8. Formatting Text
  9. Hands-on practice: Formatting Text
  10. Unordered Lists
  11. Hands-on practice: Unordered Lists
  12. Ordered Lists
  13. Hands-on practice: Ordered Lists
  14. Images
  15. Hands-on practice: Images
  16. Forms
  17. Hands-on practice: Forms
  18. Links
  19. Hands-on practice: Links
  20. Tables
  21. Hands-on practice: Tables
  22. HTML Entities
  23. IFrames
  24. Hands-on practice: IFrames
  25. HTML Project Work (Connecting the dots)
  26. HTML Further Reading
  27. HTML Reference

PART THREE: CSS

CSS on the other hand, controls the visual layout of websites. That is, it allows you to specify things like the font you want on your page, the size of your text, whether the page is to have two columns, whether your text is to be in bold or italics, and so on. In other words, it is the part that lets you control the appearance of your web page. In this section of the course, you will be learn the basics of CSS and how to combine them with HTML to create amazing websites.

  1. What is CSS?
  2. Inline CSS
  3. Hands-on practice: Inline CSS
  4. Internal CSS
  5. Hands-on practice: Internal CSS
  6. External CSS
  7. Hands-on practice: External CSS
  8. Classes and IDs
  9. Hands-on practice: Classes And IDs
  10. Divs
  11. Hands-on practice: Divs
  12. Colors
  13. Hands-on practice: Colors
  14. Floating
  15. Hands-on practice: Floating
  16. Positioning
  17. Hands-on practice: Positioning
  18. Margins
  19. Hands-on practice: Margins
  20. Padding
  21. Hands-on practice: Padding
  22. Borders
  23. Hands-on practice: Borders
  24. Fonts
  25. Hands-on practice: Fonts
  26. Styling Text
  27. Hands-on practice: Styling Text
  28. Aligning Text
  29. Hands-on practice: Aligning Text
  30. Styling Links
  31. Hands-on practice: Styling Links
  32. CSS Project Work (Connecting the dots)
  33. CSS Reference
  34. CSS Further Reading

PART FOUR: INTRODUCTION TO THE FOLLOWING

  1. JavaScript/JQuery
  2. WordPress (Blogging)

Don't be left out. It doesn't matter your profession, learning to code is the future.