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Coding is an increasingly sought after skill. Learning to develop web pages will increase your job prospects and be of enormous benefit when launching your own business ventures.
This short course aims to teach you how to develop web pages and make them look attractive, professional and function effectively.
The Advanced Web Interfaces with CSS3 and HTML5 short course is for anyone who wants to develop beautifully designed web pages or emails, or to understand how to change existing ones. It is especially useful for front-end engineer or designers, app designers, web editors, web project managers or small web business owners.
You need a confident grasp of (X)HTML and should have a basic practical experience with CSS – who have perhaps completed our beginner web authoring course Building Websites with HTML5 and CSS3 or have built one or two simple sites using CSS.
Good keyboard skills are essential as this is not a taught Dreamweaver / WYSIWYG course and work will be hand-coded.
This practical short course takes place over ten weekly evenings in our central London location.
You will get a thorough grounding in CSS theory combined with practical strategies for turning graphical mockups and textual content into functioning CSS-styled websites. Emphasis is on techniques that make sites accessible to users and search engines alike.
A variety of common layout issues and code patterns is covered, and where CSS3 techniques are becoming mainstream these are included in the discussion. This course involves hand coding, and is not a taught Dreamweaver/WYSIWYG course, so good keyboard skills are essential.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
“ I am very satisfied with the content presented and it has filled the gaps in my knowledge. The tutor is great and experienced professional and it would be great to get more of this ”
This is aimed at anyone with a basic practical experience with CSS - perhaps you've already completed our beginner web authoring course Building Websites with HTML5 and CSS3 or have built one or two simple sites using CSS.
You'll need a confident grasp of (X)HTML. Good keyboard skills are essential as this is not a taught Dreamweaver / WYSIWYG course and work will be hand-coded.
You must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Lessons will consist of theory followed by real-world problems for you to solve in class, followed by class discussions.
Self-assessment quizzes will also be available for you to take at your own pace.
Sonya Smith got hooked on CSS and web standards before they were mainstream. She then spent several years honing her front-end skills hand-coding websites and blogs for SMEs using clean, cross-browser, accessible code.
What Sonya loves about CSS is there's always something new to learn.