Web Design and Front End Web development

Learning Frontend Web Development is essential for several reasons:

Honestly, in 2023 we are still coming across ‘web designers’ who can’t code their own designs. No excuse.

  1. Website Creation: Front-end development allows you to build the user interface and user experience of websites. It involves creating the visual elements that users interact with, such as layouts, buttons, forms, and navigation menus.

  2. In-Demand Skill: Front-end development is in high demand in the tech industry. Many companies are looking for skilled developers to create and maintain their websites and web applications.

  3. Career Opportunities: Front-end developers are highly sought after, and acquiring these skills can open up various job opportunities in web development, UI/UX design, and related fields.

  4. Full-Stack Development: If you aspire to become a full-stack developer, learning front-end development is the first step. It complements back-end development, which deals with server-side functionalities.

  5. Creativity and Problem-Solving: Front-end development allows you to use your creativity to design visually appealing and interactive web pages while also requiring problem-solving skills to overcome challenges during development.

  6. Responsive Design: Front-end developers need to ensure websites are responsive, adapting to various screen sizes and devices, which is crucial in today's mobile-driven world.

  7. Continuous Learning: The field of front-end development is constantly evolving, so it offers continuous opportunities to learn and stay updated with new technologies and trends.

Front-end Web Development Training Course Details:

Now, let's delve into the Front-end Web Development Training Course.

1. HTML (Hypertext Markup Language):

  • Understanding HTML5 : History and overview, Key features, New markup and elements including: header, footer, and nav elements, Form Elements Video and Audio tags, Canvas Element, Styling with CSS3, Using geolocation, Offline support, Web Forms, HTML5 Examples, HTML5 and web browsers
  • HTML5 markup : HTML5 doctype & character encoding ,Using the <header> element, Using the <nav> element, Understanding the <article> element ,Working with <section> element, Working with dates and caption, Understanding the Role attribute
  • HTML5 forms : Adding new form input types ,Email, URL, Range and number, Search Fields, Date Pickers, Placeholder text, Autofocus, HTML 4 fall backs for forms
  • Audio and video : HTML5 Video basics, Codecs and browser support, Working with the video element, Attributes: Autoplay, Preload, loop, Using the audio element, Audio MIME types and fall backs, Improving Accessibility
  • Canvas element : Role (and limitations) of the Canvas, Creating fall backs, Understanding the coordinate system, Creating paths, Creating fills and strokes, Creating and editing text, Adding images, Using transforms, Compositing, Drawing loop, Adding interactivity, PNG-based sprite animation
  • Styling HTML5 elements : Working with CSS, CSS2 versus CSS3 ,Browser support and testing, Creating borders, Adding backgrounds, Working with colors, Adding text effects, Sizing and positioning, Selectors Web fonts
  • Applications and Interactivity : HTML5’s offline capabilities, HTML5 Storage, The revised Javascript API, The Geolocation API, Web Sockets

2. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets):

  • Introduction to CSS and its role in styling web pages
  • Working with selectors, classes, and IDs
  • Applying styles to text, backgrounds, and layouts
  • Creating responsive designs using media queries

3. JavaScript:

  • Introduction to JavaScript : Introductions, motivation: web developer, orientation, Introduction, browsers, web editors, version control, standards, JS History, Dynamic (JS enabled) vs. Static web sites, Front-End “big three” : HTML, CSS and JavaScript!, Training Environment, Editors, Where to place your JS Code? And Using CodePen, Webkit’s Web Inspector, Tracking down errors, JS versions (EcmaScript5 and EcmaScript6), Browser Support for ES6
  • Variable, Value, Data type, Operators and Expressions : Comments, Variables: and let keyword, Statements, Value, JS Keywords, Primitive Data types, Non-Primitive Data types, Type of Operators, Understanding Expressions
  • Arrays, Decision making and Loops : String, Arrays, If Statement, If-Else Statement, If-Else-IF ladder and Nested If Statements, Switch, Handling repetitive tasks with loops, For Loop, While and Do-While Loop
  • Functions, Variable Scope and Objects : What is Function?, Calling a Function, Parameters and default parameters, Scope of Variables: block level scope(ES6), Predefined Functions, What is Objects?, Elements and Properties, Accessing an Object’s properties and methods, onstructor and this keyword, Date and Math Objects
  • The Browser Environment : BOM (Browser Object Model), Window.* properties, DOM (document object model), Accessing DOM Nodes, Modifying DOM Nodes, Creating and Removing Nodes
  • Events and Event Handling : What are Events?, Listen to Events, Event Handling, HTML5 Forms and Input tag (form validation), Get and Post methods
  • What is New in ES6 : Constants, Scoping: block scope variables and functions, Arrow functions, Extended Parameter Handling, Template Literals, Enhanced Object Properties, Restructuring Assignment, Class Definition and Inheritance, Symbol Type, Iterators & For-Of Operator, Generators, Typed Arrays, New Built-in Methods, Promises, Internationalization & Localization
  • JQuery : What is jQuery?, Structure of jQuery, Using jQuery and including .js file to HTML, Type of Selectors, Handling Events with jQuery,
  • Filtering, Searching and Effects : Selectors Recap, Element and ID Selectors, jQuery DOM Traversal, jQuery DOM Manipulation, jQuery Effects (…)
  • APIs : Geo-location, Local Storage, Session Storage, History
  • AJAX and JQuery : Itroduction to AJAX, Asynchronous access to remote data, GET HTTP request, AJAX Load, Send Data, Callback Handlers, Change AJAX data type, Status Codes, JSON?, Accessing and Consuming remote JSON Data
  • HTML5 Forms and JQuery UI : Understanding Forms , Adding Smarts to Your Forms, Form Validation, Validation Tutorial, Updating Database Table Values, Introduction to jQuery UI, Animation and Special Effects
  • Final Project.

4. Responsive Web Design:

  • Building responsive layouts using CSS frameworks (e.g., Bootstrap)
  • Implementing responsive images and media
  • Mobile-first approach and cross-browser compatibility

5. Front-End Build Tools:

  • Introduction to package managers (e.g., npm) and version control (e.g., Git)
  • Task runners (e.g., Gulp, Webpack) for automating repetitive tasks
  • Code optimization and performance best practices

6. Web Accessibility:

  • Understanding the importance of accessible web design
  • Techniques for making websites more accessible to people with disabilities

7. CSS Preprocessors:

  • Working with CSS preprocessors like SASS or LESS to enhance CSS capabilities

8. Version Control and Collaboration:

  • Using Git for version control and collaborating with other developers

9. Front-End Frameworks and Libraries:

  • Introduction to popular front-end frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.js

10. Deployment and Hosting:

  • Preparing and deploying a front-end project to a web server
  • Hosting options and considerations

11. Project Work:

  • A hands-on project to apply the knowledge gained throughout the course

This course comes with hands-on projects, practical exercises, and opportunities for feedback to enhance your learning experience.