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Course Workbook

Coding for Designers

Coding for designers 2x
eBook $15
Print $20
Print + eBook $23

HTML and CSS have become the standard language of technology. It’s becoming harder to get by without knowing them. They are the basic building blocks of all websites, eBooks and even some apps. From exploring typography, to wireframing responsive designs that adapt to different size screens, being able to do a bit of coding will make you more marketable and help you create better designs.

Includes Downloadable Class Files (works on Mac & PC)
ISBN: 978-1-941333-11-2

Setup & Introduction
Downloading the Class Files
Before You Begin
  • Recommended software
Section 1
Intro to Coding HTML & CSS
  • Basic HTML tags
  • Coding images
  • Coding links
  • Intro to CSS
  • Intro to layout concepts
Page Layout with Bootstrap
  • Downloading Bootstrap
  • Using Bootstraps’s grid system
  • Using custom web fonts
Reference Material
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Examples of What You Learn

  • Mark up (label) text and image content with HTML.
  • Style that content with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
  • Explore and use web fonts.
  • Use Bootstrap to wireframe an elegantly simple responsive page that adapts to mobile, tablet and desktop.
  • And more!

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eBook $15
Print $20
Print + eBook $23