Talk: Assignment Overview
Talk: Landscape of web design and development.
Hacking Session: Hacking the web - using browser's inspect element tool
Breakout: Download and install
- Brackets (text editor)
- Github Desktop (version control app)
- Log in to the app
Talk: Simple introduction to Github and Github Pages.
- Dev vs. Live Environments (Branches in this case)
- Merits of version control
Hacking Session: Crash course on web development with an introduction to HTML + CSS.
- Using the editor with Github
- Local development
- File structure and naming convention
- Create a simple single page. (intro.html)
- Structure: Header, Body, Footer, divs
- Content: Links, Images
- Styling: Basic styling, Fonts
- Consider how things look on different browsers and devices
- Build this site (Vanilla) by end of session
Talk: Preparing assets
- Image types and use cases: PNG, GIF, SVG (The vector image in this slide is a SVG image)
- Difference between pixel width and file size.
- Optimizing images.
- Upload to Youtube or Vimeo. Embed.
- Other embeddable content
- Will cover more Day 6
Due End of Class:
Due Beginning of Next Class:
- Simple website deployed via Github Pages and all pages on RealtimeBoard in a new frame titled Portfolio 5 — Day 4 using “Capture web page” tool.