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

We will 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 is an introductory course that covers the basics of building a website. There are no prerequisites--this is our intro-level course.

The course will be co-taught by Alexis Goldstein (http://twitter.com/alexisgoldstein), author of the book "HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World (http://amzn.to/jAON3u)", and Brenda Storer.

Note: When you register, you must provide your first and last name for entrance into the AOL building. You will need to check in at the front desk before going to the 5th floor.

Because we must have the class list in advance, registration closes the day before this class.

This 4-class HTML/CSS course runs for four Thursdays:

Class 1, Introduction to HTML: Sept 12, 7-9pm

Class 2, Introduction to CSS: Sept 19, 7-9pm

Class 3, HTML, beyond the basics: Sept 26, 7-9pm

Class 4, CSS, layouts and formatting: Oct 3, 7-9pm

Please install the following prior to class:

Either Chrome, or Firefox + Firebug:

- Firebug (http://getfirebug.com/), a Firefox extension with a plethora of tools handy in web development
- Firefox browser (http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/upgrade.html)

You can take a sneak peak at the material here: http://www.girldevelopit.com/materials . Look for the HTML and CSS core curriculum.