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State of the Art Web Design: What Can I Do Now?

Free Seminar

Web design is always evolving. New technologies let us do more, and do it easier and faster! As exciting as these improvement are, it is tough to keep up to date with all of the changes. In this seminar, we'll bring you up to speed on what's happening today in web development. You'll learn what new things are viable for you to be using in websites today. Come see a slew of new, cool things that you can start using right away!


  • What is it and how does it change things?
  • New Elements
  • HTML5 Boilerplate
  • What is Canvas?
  • What is SVG?


  • Animations (Transitions)
  • Drop Shadows
  • Rounded Corners
  • Gradients
  • Targeting Mobile Devices, Tablets & Desktops with Media Queries
  • Generating CSS code from Adobe Fireworks, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Use Real Fonts on your webpages!

jQuery & JavaScript

  • What’s the difference between CSS & JavaScript animation?
  • When to use JavaScript (like jQuery & GreenSock) versus CSS
  • Modernizr


  • Adobe Edge Animate: What does it do and is it viable?
  • GreenSock Animation Platform (GSAP): How does it work & how does it compare to Edge Animate?

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State of the Art Web Design: What Can I Do Now?
  • Students learning graphic design & coding at Noble Desktop

    Learn Real-World Design & Coding Skills

    “Noble Desktop is far and away the most efficient way of gaining computer graphics skills. They give real-world exercises to work on, teach best practices, and inspire many an ‘aha!’ moment. Highly recommended.”
    Joanne Hu

  • Students learning hands-on at Noble Desktop

    30 Years of Experience

    Since 1990 we have perfected the craft of teaching. If students get hung up on an issue, we tweak the class to make it better. We’re the longest running independent training center for code and design in NYC.

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