Emily Reese

 

 


 

Art historian from New York turned web developer and teacher at OpenClassrooms.

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A mockup is the first document that will breathe life into your website. It's a visual rendering of a website in image form that you'll be responsible for translating into HTML and CSS based on the specifications provided. Whether the mockup comes from a designer on your team or from the web itself, you should know how to dissect them and piece them together into the languages of the web!

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Code is great! Collaborating is great! But what happens when you find yourself working on a project with a bunch of people from a bunch of different teams, and you start getting disorganized and unproductive? Let's take some time in this course to see how to explore workflows like agility or scrum and the process of writing project briefs. These elements will help you get on the same page with your collaborators (or just with yourself!) and move more quickly in your development.

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JavaScript is the most common entry point into the world of frontend web development. It's imperative to know basic JavaScript if you want to make your websites look lively and animated! Once you get JavaScript basics down, you can start learning a commonly-used library called jQuery in order to make development easier. You gotta start with JavaScript basics first though!

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jQuery is the most widely-used JavaScript library and allows you to program many different cool effects on your web pages, including color changes, animations, and fade in/fade out effects. The combinations are near endless! By learning the necessary JavaScript concepts and then diving into jQuery, as we'll do in this course, you'll have a solid base for whatever your next steps with front-end development might be.

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WordPress is a widely-known platform used by 26% of all websites on the internet! There are so many ways to approach using WordPress that it can be hard to know where to start. This course will take you on a clear and easy journey through installation, customization, and launch of a WordPress site (without writing a line of backend code) so that you can get great-looking websites up running quickly, whether it's for a client request or for your own use.

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There's so much going on behind all the websites that you visit. Wouldn't you love to look under the hood sometime and see the elements and functions that make them turn? Enter Developer Tools! You can use them in Chrome, Firefox, or another browser of your choice. In this course, we'll be looking at the Chrome developer tools in particular.

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Learning theoretical JavaScript is pretty different than integrating it in your web projects. Maybe you're already familiar with functions, strings, and loops, but where do you go from there? In this course, we'll take basic JavaScript concepts like mentioned above and integrate them into real examples on the web. Let's go beyond measuring strings! We'll see how to create cool animations, validate forms, and access external data via JavaScript and AJAX.

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jQuery is indispensable in the world of front-end web development. jQuery an open-source JavaScript library that will make your JavaScript development exponentially easier. You'll enjoy greater ease of selecting elements, creating animations, using forms, and using AJAX to load data asynchronously.

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In this course, you'll learn about APIs, or Application Programming Interfaces, which are an aspect of web development that can dramatically enrich your web projects! RESTful APIs are a great place to start, since they mimic the way the web functions at a broad level.

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Do you build websites and spend a lot (too much) time on the CSS? In that case Bootstrap is just what you need! This course will help you explore this powerful toolbox. Bootstrap, a CSS kit created by developers at Twitter, has quickly become the CSS framework of reference. You will learn step by step how to quickly and easily build attractive and responsive websites. Bootstrap also offers quality jQuery plugins to enhance your pages.

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Brief introduction to the web. Does the world of the web interest you, but you don't quite know where to start? This course will bring you up to speed! No previous knowledge required. You'll discover the history of the web, different programming languages and frameworks, and what role developers play in the whole game! You'll be able to better understand the world of web development, and you'll be able to get yourself started on that career path if you like.

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Do you write code and work with other developers? Do you want to be able to track changes to your code and be safe/not lose everything in case anything ever happens to your main computer or server? Version control is essential these days. Git, a tool created by Linus Torvald, is a great option, and that's what we'll explore in this course. Next, you'll dive into the Git universe: commit, branches, merges... you'll understand it all! You'll also learn how to use GitHub to save your own code and contribute to open source projects.

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Are you interested in making websites? Look no further! In this course, you will learn how to use HTML5 and CSS3, the two programming languages that all websites are based on. You might think that you’re not made to learn a computer language, but don’t worry : HTML and CSS are simple languages. The latest versions of these languages (HTML5 and CSS3) now offer us amazing possibilities. With them, you will be able to add text to a website, build a navigation menu, add images and graphic effects, and so much more.

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