This course will show a student the processes of creating a website from scratch. The course will start by introducing students to Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). This is a standard language that allows coders to tag text files, to choose fonts, colors, graphics, images, and more onto websites.
Why Learn Web Dev at NextGen?
Easy to Learn: HTML/CSS are the easiest to learn and implement. There is no math or conditional logic within these languages as there is in Python, Java, and many more. HTML/CSS are both extremely very similar to English and intuitive. Even though these are the most basic web languages they are still extremely powerful especially when paired together.
Capitalize on Ideas: Similar to the two-week app development course, these skills are very marketable to colleges. In addition to that, Students who can build websites can capitalize on any business idea or become a freelance web developer. The ability to create websites is a timeless and necessary skill in today’s economy.
Who should attend our Web Dev Summer courses?
Our web development course is designed mainly for high-school students but college students are welcomed as well!
This course is a great introductory to the world of programming, computer science, and design. This class applies to all students with many different fields of interests because of the number of languages and skills taught in this 2-week camp. This course is also great for students with business ideas or looking to gain technical skills in freelance. Web development is an important skill that will help students in the future no matter what career they choose!
Are there any prerequisites for the Web Dev course?
This course has no math or coding pre-requisites, but students must be comfortable with basic computer skills and have a desire to learn at an advanced level.
Web Dev Course Detailed Overview
This course combines three different courses into one: Sketch, Web Design, Web Development. The first section of the course will cover web coding, while the second part cover design techniques. The course will culminate in advanced web coding principles.
The first part of this course will cover HTML syntaxes such as headers, paragraph, body, title, and meta tags. This class will move towards learning how to input images and organically moving into CSS. Students will be introduced to the class system in CSS as well as CSS tags such as div, background-color, borders, and more. This component of the course will finish with students using developer tools as well as creating a fluid layout on their site.
The second part of the course will be focused on design. The course will focus primarily on Sketch but will teach more advanced topics within CSS. Students will learn how to create new files, insert photos, insert vector graphics, as well as creating symbols and editing text styles.
If your an adult looking to learn these skills, check out our Web Dev Certificate at Noble Desktop!