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Code Your Own Website: Intro to HTML + CSS

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Price: $90.00 /per person
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Details

Want to learn how to build your own website? Already have your own website but want to have more control over it? Interested in learning to program but want to start small? This class is for you!

We'll guide you through the basics of HTML and CSS, give you some readily-applicable skills, and answer any questions you may have along the way.

This class takes place over four evenings, as follows:

• Tuesday, Feb. 2, 6:30-8:30pm

• Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6:30-8:30pm

• Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6:30-8:30pm

• Wednesday, Feb. 10, 6:30-8:30pm

Your payment registers you for the entire series.

TAKEAWAYS

• Learn how to structure a website with basic HTML

• The fundamental structure of an HTML file

• Standard practices in website development

• Learn how to style a website with basic CSS

• Using your browser's Inspector tool to troubleshoot HTML and CSS problems

• Build your first website!

PREREQS & PREPARATION

No prior experience necessary. Simply bring a laptop and charger with you to each class, and have the following programs installed before arriving:

• A text editor, such as SublimeText (http://www.sublimetext.com/) or Atom (http://atom.io/)

• Google Chrome (https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html) (web browser)

New to coding? This class is a great way to apply concepts learned in our January Intro to Web Concepts (http://www.meetup.com/Girl-Develop-It-Boston/events/227915992/) course.

Note: All attendees are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct).

LOCATION

A huge thank you to Hill Holliday (http://www.hhcc.com/) for hosting this event! Hill Holliday is located at:

53 State Street
Suite 3300
Boston, MA 02109
View Google Map (https://goo.gl/maps/xiQ9RrgTSbG2)

Interested in hosting classes? Email us at boston[at]girldevelopit.com!

YOUR TEACHER

This course will be taught by Lauren Fazah.

Lauren graduated from Northeastern University with a BA in International Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies. Passionate about culture, language and travel, she also realized she had a great passion for web development. Eager to switch into a career involving building, creating and fixing, Lauren enrolled into General Assembly's Web Development Immersive. She now is working as a full-stack developer at Hill Holliday and spends much of her free time helping others take the same leap into the world of development.

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

This course will be TAed by Christina Wiech and Ace Peckham.

If you are interested in being a teaching assistant, please fill out our volunteer form (https://docs.google.com/a/girldevelopit.com/forms/d/1olDx2PDBk5yJZnFA2l_k-rneAP4AGdeyJQNAa7YlEWM/viewform). TAing is a great way to practice what you know and to get to know members of our community.

FINANCIAL NEED

A limited number of scholarships are available for those with a financial hardship. To apply, click here (https://docs.google.com/a/girldevelopit.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&formkey=dHktUTZVYlF6VWhsNVRab0o5R3JMSUE6MA#gid=0). Scholarship applicants will be notified shortly after the deadline. Class capacity does not impact scholarship students. Check out this info sheet (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B344HUnWO0EhOFI4SmpWVjE2Yms/edit?usp=sharing) about getting course fees covered by your employer.

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