Title: Web Design Foundations 3: CSS Basics
Description: A four-part modular Omniversity course aimed at anyone who wants to learn about how the web works.
Date: 14-05-2012 and 21-05-2012
Start Time: 18.00
End Time: 21.00
Web Design Foundations 3: CSS Basics
This course looks in detail at Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the language used to add styling and layout to your HTML content. In this session you will learn fundamental CSS theory such as the box model, the cascade and specificity, how to effectively style your paragraphs, lists, tables, forms, navigation menus and other content, and the basics of layouts using floats and positioning. This session also covers some CSS3 features: shadows, border radius, CSS3 selectors and more.
What you need to be familiar with
The Web Design Foundations course assumes no knowledge beyond basic competency with computers, and a familiarity with using the Web. It is suitable for beginners. If you want to start the course part way through, you should understand the contents of the previous sessions first.
If you are a complete novice, please look into Web Design Foundations 1: Introduction to the Web, and web design or Web Design Foundation 2: HTML Basics
The course is also suitable for those with previous web development experience who want to update their skillset to modern best practices.
Equipment you’ll need
- Yourself. Refreshments will be provided.
- A laptop of some kind. Mac, Windows or Linux is fine.
- A decent text editor (recommendations listed in sign-up document below)
Costs and times
£100 for the full course.
You will receive an electronic copy of the teaching materials, software, and programmes we write on a USB stick.
This course is broken up into two Monday evenings (14th and 21st May) for three hours per workshop.
To prepare for the course…
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