Front-End Web Development

at General Assembly - Online

(2576)
Course Details
Price:
$3,950 8 seats
Start Date:

Mon, Dec 07, 7:00pm - Feb 24, 10:00pm Central Time (20 sessions)

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Location:
Important:
No class on Dec 28, Dec 30, Jan 18 & Feb 15
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this web development course:

This is a 10-week part-time course.

In this 10-week course, students learn to code, speak the language and implement their own designs by learning HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Skills & Tools: Use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, GitHub, and Sublime in concert.

Production Standard: Build a fully responsive, interactive website that stands apart from the usual templates.

The Big Picture: Understand how a skillful mix of programming and layout powers the web we see—and how teams collaborate to create it.

What You'll Learn:

Unit 1: The Basics

HTML Basics
  • Apply HTML tags: <head>, <link>, <script>, <style>, <meta> to web pages
  • Apply tags to HTML documents to effectively section content
  • Differentiate between the various image file types
  • Predict image paths and apply relative paths to img src tags
  • Describe how the Internet delivers web pages to the browser
CSS Basics 
  • Apply and explain the CSS “cascade” including: importance, specificity and inheritance 
  • Differentiate between basic web color principles: RGB, RGBA, hexadecimal color and HSL 
  • Experiment with CSS properties and values to change the styling of a page
Advanced CSS 
  • Define CSS Box Model, and demonstrate the ability to properly manipulate the "box" around tags 
  • Differentiate between classes vs IDs and apply best practices when implementing 
  • Select nested elements to apply styling
Page Layout 
  • Draw the DOM Tree for  web pages containing sections <div> , <section>
  • Apply header, footer, sidebar, and multi-column layouts to develop a web page 
  • Experiment and predict effects of floats and clearing CSS positioning 
  • Describe the use of Normalize and reset.css files
HTML/CSS Lab 
  • Practice web development by transforming a design comp into an HTML and CSS web page
Introduction To Programming 
  • Practice programmatic thinking by writing pseudo code to solve a basic problem 
  • Define web site behavior and the practical uses of JavaScript 
  • Predict DOM output / changes by reading JS code
JavaScript Basics (Variables, Conditionals) 
  • Define variables and identify best cases to use them 
  • Differentiate between strings, integers and floats 
  • Apply conditionals to change the programs control flow 
  • Describe arguments as they relate to functions 
  • Apply the JS click function
JavaScript Functions 
  • Describe arguments as they relate to functions 
  • Predict values returned by a given function 
  • Differentiate between named and anonymous functions
Intro To jQuery 
  • Utilize jQuery tree traversal techniques to access and manipulate DOM elements 
  • Utilize jQuery Docs to apply functions
Arrays and Traversing The DOM 
  • Apply JS and jQuery knowledge to program a carousel 
  • Define arrays and collections 
  • Practice using indexes to access array elements
Unit 2: Building In Concert

Lab Session 
  • Apply programming skills to plan and build a full website with HTML/CSS and JS
Review and Refactor 
  • Apply switch blocks as a replacement for if/else if/else 
  • Describe the concept of "this" as it applies within jQuery anonymous functions 
  • Define refactoring and describe why it is important 
  • Learn the basics of CSS/JS refactoring and be able to apply these concepts to their own code 
  • Differentiate ways to debug code and how to apply the concepts to their own code
Responsive Web Design 
  • Articulate that responsive design is more design than code 
  • Know the difference between fixed and responsive layouts and understand the difference between fluid and elastic layouts 
  • Apply media queries to web sites to achieve a responsive layout 
  • Implement media queries to change layout on mobile devices
Web Forms 
  • Understand what the form tag is used for and what the method, action, and enctype attributes are used for 
  • Be able to differentiate the different types of inputs and why/where we would use each 
  • Understand how to group elements by name 
  • Be able to perform pseudo-styling of input elements that the browser won't let us directly style
Special Topic 
  • Instructor and student choice

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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2) Sign-in to Slack and create an account. Slack is a written chat tool that your instructor may use to post photos, links, resources, polls, and threads. It also gives you and your classmates an opportunity to ask questions and collaborate!
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Start Dates (7)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Dec 09 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Dec 14 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Dec 16 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Dec 21 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Dec 23 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Jan 04 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Jan 06 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Jan 11 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Jan 13 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Jan 20 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Jan 25 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Jan 27 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Feb 01 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Feb 03 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Feb 08 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Feb 10 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Feb 17 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Feb 22 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Feb 24 7:00pm - 10:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 21 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Jan 26 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Jan 28 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Feb 02 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Feb 04 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Feb 09 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Feb 11 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Feb 16 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Feb 18 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Feb 23 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Feb 25 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 02 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 04 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 09 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 11 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 16 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 18 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 23 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 25 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Feb 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Feb 17 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Feb 22 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Feb 24 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 01 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 03 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 08 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 15 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 17 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 22 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 24 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 29 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 31 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Apr 05 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Apr 07 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Apr 12 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Apr 14 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Apr 19 7:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Feb 11 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Feb 16 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Feb 18 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Feb 23 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Feb 25 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 02 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
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Tue, Mar 09 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 11 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 16 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 18 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 23 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 25 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 30 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 01 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
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Thu, Apr 08 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 13 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 15 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Feb 24 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 01 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 03 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 08 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 10 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 15 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 17 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 22 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 24 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Mar 29 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Mar 31 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Apr 05 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Apr 07 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Mon, Apr 12 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Apr 14 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
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Mon, Apr 26 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Wed, Apr 28 5:00pm - 8:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Mar 11 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 16 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 18 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 23 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Mar 25 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 30 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 01 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 06 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 08 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 13 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 15 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 20 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 22 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 27 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 29 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, May 04 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, May 06 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, May 11 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, May 13 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Mar 25 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Mar 30 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 01 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 06 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 08 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 15 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 20 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 22 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, Apr 27 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, Apr 29 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, May 04 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, May 06 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, May 11 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, May 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, May 18 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, May 20 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Tue, May 25 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq
Thu, May 27 6:00pm - 9:00pm Central Time Erika Lewis, John Serrao & Mansoor Siddeeq

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