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CSS is HTML's other half and the way we style web sites. If HTML is the frame if your house, CSS is the paint, curtains, light fixtures, etc.
In this two-class series, we'll guide you through everything you need to know to start bringing your site design to life. We'll begin by explaining the three methods of connecting CSS to your HTML, explaining when and where you'll use each.
Then, we'll introduce you to the CSS style properties that will let you control everything from font size to padding, margins to background images---you name it.
Pre-requisite: Experience with HTML and basic web site publishing.
NB: This course is the essential precursor to our CSS: Positioning & Layouts class and a prerequisite for many other classes we teach.
Doors open at 6:00pm; if you arrive before 6:00pm, please wait in the 1st floor lobby, as no one will be available to let you in upstairs. We encourage you to arrive by 6:15pm to get a good seat and get set up. Class will begin promptly at 6:30pm.
Class 1 - May 27th: The why and how of applying styles
Class 2 - June 3rd: Colors, typography, borders, margins, padding, etc.
Have a conflict with one of the dates? No problem! We record our classes so you can catch up on the material you missed. In addition to the videos, all the notes for the course will be available online for you to use during and after the class.
11th floor, Room Singapore
Cambridge Innovation Center
1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA 02142
T Stop: Kendall / MIT
Street parking is available (but limited) on Broadway St., Third St., and Main St.
Please bring photo ID. Upon entering 1 Broadway you'll check in with security. Tell them you're here for the Women's Coding Collective class on the 11th floor.
Once you depart the elevator, you'll find glass doors that are locked. Look for the tablet door sign and find your name in the list to ring the doorbell.
We're meeting in the room labeled Singapore.
The total cost for the course is $50, which covers both classes.
You'll pay when you RSVP via Meetup.com.
> 7 days before the first class: full refund
3 - 6 days before the first class: full credit toward a future class. Credit doesn’t expire; just email us when you see a course you want to take on the schedule and we’ll get you set up.
No refund or credit is available if you cancel two or fewer days prior to the first class. We have limited space and late cancellations prevent other members from participating.However, we record all class sessions and detailed notes are available online. If you need to cancel on short notice, email us to get access to the materials.
+1 Young adult discount (girls 16 and under): half-pints are half-off if they're attending with you (shrinking the gap starts early, folks). Email us to add a young +1 to your RSVP.