Past Meetup

CSS.la Study Group #3: CSS Animations = Fun Times [DTLA]

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35 people went

8th Light - DTLA

241 S. Figueroa St., #240 · Los Angeles, CA

How to find us

To get into 8th Light's office, you will need to walk into the complex and veer towards the right. Look for #241 on the buildings, and find the elevator and take it to the second floor. Keep an eye out for CSS.la signage!

Location image of event venue

Details

After a few months break, the CSS.la / Learn Teach Code study group is back! Let's learn all about CSS animations at the office of our gracious host, 8th Light, in DTLA.

Agenda:

6:30 - 7:00ish – Arrive and have some food!
7:00 - 7:30ish – Introduction from 8th Light, then lecture/demo introducing the concepts of CSS animations.
7:30ish - 9:00 – Pair program in CodePens based on provided exercises (or work on whatever you like).
9:00ish – Bye! Have a safe trip home!

CSS animations are really, really fun, performant, and you will see results quickly – hope to see you there!

We will be keeping track of notes and links in this Dropbox Paper: https://paper.dropbox.com/doc/CSS.la-3-CSS-Animations--AJVLnS5pyGZzuHav8M2iIJdZAg-YGMB8TFeAka4O5jsLhvD5

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What to bring:
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• Your laptop and charger (or you can always share with someone else and pair program)
• Pen/paper for notes, if that’s your style
• Your curiosity and excitement for CSS, learning, teaching, and coding with new friends!
• Hunger! Our gracious host, 8th Light (https://8thlight.com/), will provide us food as well a choice of beverages. Note that there will be veggie/vegan/gluten-free options, and please let us know in the RSVP so we can plan for the proper amount.

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Getting there:
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• Transit 🚌 Go green and take Metro! Take the Blue, Expo, Red, or Purple Line to 7th Street/Metro.
• Parking 🚗 There is on-site paid parking for $13. Alternative parking locations are at the World Trade Center one block over and free but limited parking on 2nd Steet under the 101.
• Once you arrive, elevators are the best entrance route! The elevators are operative during the evenings and the gate (leading to the pedestrian bridge on the 2nd floor) will be open for the duration of the event, until 8:30pm.

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About Our Sponsor:
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As a custom software development company, 8th Light builds software—from mobile to microservices—that is beautiful, durable, and shows pride in workmanship. Learn more about our apprenticeship program here: https://8thlight.com/apprenticeship/

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Free CSS Resources:
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• CSS-Tricks - Just Starting Out (https://css-tricks.com/guides/beginner/)
• Layout Land by Jen Simmons (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7TizprGknbDalbHplROtag)
• Mozilla - CSS Basics (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Learn/Getting_started_with_the_web/CSS_basics)
• CSS: The Definitive Guide - (https://www.amazon.com/CSS-Definitive-Guide-Eric-Meyer/dp/0596527330)
• CSSConf videos: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cssconf
• Resilient Web Design by Jeremy Kieth (http://resilientwebdesign.com/)
• Also available as a podcast (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/resilient-web-design/id1183700985?mt=2)
• A Book Apart – short, wonderful books about web design topics! (https://abookapart.com/)
• Is the RSVP list full? Come anyway! Thanks for reading this thoroughly :)

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*** All attendees at Learn Teach Code events are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It Code of Conduct: http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct

*** Want extra coding help? Join the Learn Teach Code room on Slack (and ask about the CSS.la channel!): https://learnteachcode.herokuapp.com/

*** Want to get more involved? We always need more help! You can help with or host a study group, provide mentorship, or volunteer for other fun stuff. Let us know on Slack or in person!