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Approx. 16 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English, Spanish

Skills you will gain

Css CodeHtmlJavaScriptCascading Style Sheets (CCS)

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Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Course Overview and Website Structure and Hosting

9 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Module 1 Introduction54s
What is a Web Hosting Company?4m
How to Find and Select a Web Hosting Company4m
Naming a Website2m
Website Name Registration4m
Networks and the Internet3m
First Look at a Website Control Panel4m
Web Development Tools6m
2 readings
Web Hosting Additional Resources45m
Suggested Activity: Website Hosting and Naming1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Designing Your Own Website: HTML Basics

10 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Components and Structure of a Website2m
Creating Your Own HTML: Setting Up a Template6m
Creating Your Own HTML: Creating Links and Formatting Text9m
Creating Your Own HTML: Working with Images8m
Creating Your Own HTML: Working with Tables7m
Creating HTML - How to Practice7m
How to Put Your HTML on the Internet3m
How to Test Your HTML5m
Basic Styling in Webpages6m
1 reading
HTML Additional Resources45m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Programming Using JavaScript

9 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Static vs. Dynamic Webpages5m
The Value of JavaScript to Our Websites3m
JavaScript Basics: Fundamental Syntax, Part 15m
JavaScript Basics: Fundamental Syntax, Part 210m
Putting JavaScript to Work: Using Alerts and Prompts9m
Putting Javascript to Work: Events7m
Putting JavaScript to Work: Gathering Additional User Input and Dynamically Modifying HTML6m
Testing JavaScript8m
1 reading
JavaScript Additional Resources45m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Websites with Style: CSS Properties, Colors and Fonts

10 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Plain Websites are Boring4m
CSS Basics, Part 16m
CSS Basics, Part 24m
Putting CSS to Work: Getting Started with External CSS7m
Putting CSS to Work: Setting Colors with CSS4m
Putting CSS to Work: Controlling Your Page Layout4m
Putting CSS to Work: Common CSS Properties4m
How to Practice CSS4m
Testing Website Styles6m
1 reading
CSS Additional Resources45m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Introduction to Web Development

By ABJul 19th 2019

It`s a fantastic course for a beginner. I could feel the effort that was put into to make sure people understood. Thank you Coursera, when I become one the greatest, I will remember this beginning.

By VSep 5th 2019

Good to learn about Web Development.\n\nIt helped me a lot for learning and developing a site.\n\nI like this course and I'll prefer those to choose this course who want to become a web developer.

Instructor

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Daniel Randall

Senior Architect at Composer Solutions and Instructor
UC Davis Division of Continuing and Professional Education

About University of California, Davis

UC Davis, one of the nation’s top-ranked research universities, is a global leader in agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, environmental and biological sciences, and technology. With four colleges and six professional schools, UC Davis and its students and alumni are known for their academic excellence, meaningful public service and profound international impact....

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