Learning HTML 4 for Web Design & Development Fundamentals

Learning HTML 4 for Web Design & Development Fundamentals
Event on 2013-10-12 09:00:00

Course Details

This three (3) day course is held on the following dates from 9am – noon:

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Saturday, October 26, 2013

This class is ideal for the beginner with no previous knowledge of HTML. Students attending this beginner course will walk away with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of web design and development using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Attendees will learn using clear, easy-to-follow instructions, have access to a password-protected student workroom area and walk away with the very basics of HTML programming.

DAY 1:

Introduction to Designing & Developing with HTML 4

  • What is HTML?
  • Browser Wars
  • Standards
  • Future of HTML


HTML Building Blocks

  • HTML “Grammar,” Tags & Syntax
  • Nesting Tags
  • Special Symbols
  • File Names


HTML Building Blocks

  • Planning your site
  • Organizing your files
  • Web page structure
  • Saving your web page/files


HTML Text Formatting

  • Working with paragraphs
  • Fonts, text and colors
  • Superscripts & subscripts
  • Blockquotes & line breaks


Course Level & Prerequisites

Beginners (previous experience: proficiency with word processing, basic knowledge of the Internet and web browsing. Familiarity with Microsoft and/or Apple operating system also required.)

 

DAY 2:

Working with Lists

  • Unordered lists
  • Ordered lists
  • Definition lists
  • Nested lists


Creating Links

  • Absolute vs. relative links    
  • Anchor links
  • Linking to specific windows
  • Class Discussion: The artistry of linking


STUDENT ASSIGNMENT

Working with Web Images

  • Using background images
  • Inserting images on a web page
  • Anchor and title text
  • Aligning images
  • Adding space around an image
  • Wrapping text around images
  • Linking images
  • Class Discussion: All About Web Images (transparencies, resolutions, animated GIFs, PNG files, Browser Safe colors)

Working with Lists

  • Unordered lists
  • Ordered lists
  • Definition lists
  • Nested lists


Creating Links

  • Absolute vs. relative links    
  • Anchor links
  • Linking to specific windows
  • Class Discussion: The artistry of linking


STUDENT ASSIGNMENT

Working with Web Images

  • Using background images
  • Inserting images on a web page
  • Anchor and title text
  • Aligning images
  • Adding space around an image
  • Wrapping text around images
  • Linking images
  • Class Discussion: All About Web Images (transparencies, resolutions, animated GIFs, PNG files, Browser Safe colors)

 

 DAY 3:
 

Working with Tables

  • Tables overview
  • Creating a simple table
  • Table widths
  • Working with columns, rows
  • Borders, colors, alignment(s)
  • Nesting tables
  • Class Discussion: Mapping out page layout(s) using tables


Working with Frames

  • Creating a simple frameset
  • Creating frames in columns
  • Creating frames in rows and columns
  • Hiding or showing scrollbars
  • Frame borders and colors
  • Targeting links in particular frames
  • Nesting framesets

STUDENT ASSIGNMENT

Working with forms (front end only)

  • Form elements (text boxes, radio buttons, checkboxes and more)
  • Submit buttons (default & image)
  • Resetting forms
  • Class Discussion: Online forms best practices

 

If you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these professional web areas, you should attend this course:

  • Interface Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Web Programmers
  • Web Publishers
  • Bloggers
  • Web Interns
  • Web Coders
  • Web Graphic Designers
  • Digital Designers
  • Web Administrators/Webmasters
  • Web Designers
  • Web Developers
  • UI / UX Designers
  • Web Interface Developers
  • Front-End Web Developers
  • Web Applications Developers
  • Mobile Applications Developers
  • Web Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Manager of Front End Web Development
  • Web Design Managers
  • Web Development Managers
  • Web Art Directors
  • Web Design Directors
  • Director of Web Development
  • Global Web Design Director
  • Global Director of Web Development


CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Each registration comes with a personalized certificate of completion for attending this web design & development course.

About the Instructor


Ruiz McPherson Communications (RMC) founder, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, is a long time trainer and instructor who presents a variety of subjects spanning interface design, online marketing, social media, PR and web publishing. All workshops, classes and courses are conveniently held at our Herndon, Virginia training room(s).

 Refund Policy 

Ruiz McPherson Communications (RMC) does not currently offer a refund policy. However, if you are not able to attend a class which you have signed up and paid for, RMC will allow for the allocated funds to be placed towards another one of our upcoming or future classes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Osorio at daniel@ruizmcpherson.com for more information and/or clarification.

at Ruiz McPherson Communications
720 Lynn Street, Suite B
Herndon, United States

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