DIY Hands-On Website Workshop

DIY Hands-On Website Workshop
Event on 2013-05-01 18:30:00
Hands-on Website Workshop

6:30 – 9:30 pm on the following dates:

Wednesday, May 1
Wednesday, May 8
Wednesday, May 15
Wednesday, May 22

In this four-session workshop, you will learn how to hand code a basic website using Hypertext Markup Language and Cascading Style Sheets. This course is perfect for beginners and anyone who wants to understand the nuts and bolts of building a website.

Over the course of several weeks is the best way to learn web stuff. After each 3-hour session you can go home, practice, absorb, and return the next week refreshed and ready for more!

Maximum class size: 8 participantsTopics include:

– Conceptual foundation
– HTML5 fundamentals
– Basic tags
– Building web pages
– Creating links
– Adding and manipulating images
– Building website architecture

– Style sheets, basic concepts and foundation
– Formatting text
– Formatting divisions
– Classes and identifiers
– Understanding the box model

Also covered:
– HTML & CSS Validation
– Putting it all together
– Online support resources
– Choosing web development tools
– Cross-browser implementation (and what that means)
– WYSIWYG Editors vs. Text editors
…and answers to your burning questions!Location

Workshop is held in the Pearl District. Location details will be emailed to you upon registration. See this page for more information.Takeaway

You can expect to walk away from this class with enough knowledge to be "dangerous." There's a lot to learn about web design and this course will be a great foundation for further exploration and skill development. You will leave with enough know-how to build a functioning website on your own.What to Bring

This class is BYOC (bring your own wifi capable laptop computer). Mac or PC welcome. Software and files will be provided. (A tablet/iPad will not work for this course.)

Please note: You must be have basic computing skills (typing, saving, creating files and folders, surfing the web) to take this course. If you have any questions, please contact me.About Your Instructor

Over the past twenty years I have taught workshops at colleges, community centers, companies, conferences, and computer stores. During the dot com boom I was the Senior Internet Instructor at United Digital Artists in New York City where I taught clients such as, Bertelsmann Music Group, TMP Worldwide, Entertainment Weekly, and more. It is my pleasure to help you get up and running on the World Wide Web.

Got questions? Contact me!

at DIY Stories Cozy Classroom (Details emailed upon registration. See below.)
Northwest Quimby Street
Portland, United States

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