HTML5 Hands-On Course (Free), Aug 7

From: Meetup C.
Sent on: Thursday, July 26, 2012 9:00 AM

Samir, one of our members has come up with an exciting new course for HTML5 web development.  We have been waiting for this to offer to you as a part of our Academy Zone initiative along with others such as mobile development, lean startup, and other web development primers.

Until then, join Samir and the DC Google Technology and Developer Group on August 7 for a hands on introduction to HTML5 development, one of the hottest technologies being leveraged in the web and mobile development arenas.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
6:00 PM To 8:30 PM

Near Infinity Corporation
1881 Campus Commons Drive #203 , Reston, VA (map)

Samir and a boat load of other developers, designers, and professionals in the industries that we love will be hosting future events and workshops starting in August.  

Speaking of courses.  WordPress courses will be back with real intructors.  A series Wireframing, mockups and prototyping events are in the works. Photoshop and other design courses are on the way.  Javascript, HTML5, and other web development technologies will be covered.  Much much more to come.

See you soon.


Event Description:

To break the summer silence let's have a HTML5 Hands-On Meetup and build some cool Apps!

When: Aug 7th, Tuesday 6:00 PM

Location: Near Infinity (NIC) - 1881 Campus Commons Drive #203 , Reston, VA

Yes, this is a course to chomp it up. It is for everyone - from absolute non-developers to hardcore programmers - who always wished to conquer this powerful new technology. We will start at the very basics and go all the way to the advanced features.

This is Part 1 and will cover -
- What is HTML5
- Basics
- Head tags
- Semantic tags
- The new Form Elements
- Local storage
- Geo-location

This is a hands-on course, so get your laptops (and chargers).

Minimum requirements:
- Laptop
- A code editor like Vim(Linux), Xcode(Mac) or Notepad++(Windows)
- Webkit browser like Chrome or Safari

Part 2 (TBD) will cover more advanced features like drag-drop, audio-video, canvas, mobile apps, etc.

Speaker/Trainer/UX Specialist: Samir Damle is a User Experience Designer and a technology enthusiast who has been designing web apps since the days of Netscape. He works at Infor in Herndon and is frequently found in local tech meetups and hackathons.

Sponsor: Near InfinityNOVA Ruby User Group

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