Front-End Web Development

at General Assembly - Near North Side

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Price:
$3,950 8 seats
Start Date:

Tue, Oct 29, 6:00pm - Jan 16, 9:00pm (20 sessions)

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Location:
Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl
Btwn E Illinois & E Hubbard Streets
Illinois City, Illinois 60611
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

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
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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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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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Oct 31 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Nov 05 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Nov 07 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Nov 12 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Nov 14 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Nov 19 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Nov 21 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Nov 26 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Dec 03 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Dec 05 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Dec 10 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Dec 12 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Dec 17 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Dec 19 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Jan 02 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Jan 07 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Jan 09 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Jan 14 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Jan 16 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 30 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Feb 04 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Feb 06 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Feb 11 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Feb 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Feb 18 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Feb 20 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Feb 25 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Feb 27 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Mar 03 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Mar 05 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Mar 10 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Mar 12 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Mar 17 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Mar 19 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Mar 24 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Mar 26 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Tue, Mar 31 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto
Thu, Apr 02 6:00pm - 9:00pm J. Jeffress, M. Siddeeq, S. Sharif, L. Noel, J. Meade & L. Muramoto

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