DW140 Introduction to HTML & CSS III

Course Description

Students will put their developing skills to the test by creating a website based on an existing mockup. Students will be given lectures or demonstrations covering: user interfaces (UI); navigational frameworks; cross-browser compatibility; interfaces that optimize usability; accessibility; the enhancement of browser interoperability; establishing client communication goals; and additional web design workflows. This Web Development class also discusses and validates what has been learned in the previous courses of the Web Development certification in context of the relationship between information architecture and usability, as well as in the context of real-world projects, while also introducing the concepts of search engine optimization.

Format/Topics

  • CSS Layouts
  • Float & Clear
  • CSS Positioning
  • Web Fonts + Advanced Web Typography
  • CSS3 Properties
  • Transitions
  • Media Queries

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain facility with the more advanced topics within CSS
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of CSS positioning
  • Fully code a site based on an existing mockup
  • Optimize the site and make it present well on all screen sizes
  • Follow best practices for search engine optimization