Advanced Styling with Responsive Design

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Course 4 of 5 in the Web Design for Everybody (Basics of Web Development and Coding) Specialization

It used to be the case that everyone viewed webpages on about the same size screen. But with the explosion of the use of smartphones to access the Internet, the landscape of design has completely changed. People viewing your site will now expect that it will perform regardless of the platform (smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer). This ability to respond to any platform is called responsive design. This course will expand upon the basic knowledge of CSS3 to include topics such as wireframes, fluid design, media queries, and the use of existing styling paradigms such as Bootstrap. After the course, learners will be able to: ** Explain the mobile-first paradigm and the importance of wireframes in the design phase ** Create sites that behave across a range of platforms ** Utilize existing design frameworks such as Bootstrap This is the fourth course in the Web Design For Everybody specialization. A basic understanding of HTML and CSS is expected when you enroll in this class. Additional courses focus on adding interactivity with the JavaScript Programming Language and completing a capstone project.
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Clock

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Compétences que vous acquerrez

Cascading Style SheetsJavascriptWeb DevelopmentWeb Design
Globe

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Clock

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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2 hours to complete

Week One: Style with Responsive Design

What does it mean to have responsive design for your site? How can you tell if your existing site is responsive? This week we will begin with the theories behind the "mobile-first paradigm" - the idea that your mobile site should provide everything needed, not a pared-down version of a good page. We end the week by taking the first concrete step of using fluid measurements in your CSS....
Reading
6 videos (Total 37 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
What is Responsive Design?5m
Testing Existing Sites6m
Benefits of Responsive Design4m
Fluid Measurements7m
Code With Me: Fluid Measurements5m
Reading9 readings
Syllabus10m
Resources10m
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)5m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Fluid Measurements background readings5m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Pixel to Em conversion tool2m
Dynamically change the size of font with sliders3m
Optional: CSS definitions of relative and absolute2m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Basic Concepts in Responsive Design approaches34m

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Section
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3 hours to complete

Week Two: Basic Concepts

This week you will get a chance to put the theories into practice using media queries in your CSS. These queries can automatically detect the size of the browser being used to view the page so that you can decide what type of look you want to achieve. There will also be a discussion on common practices for designing your different views at various screen sizes ("viewports")....
Reading
6 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video6 videos
Code With Me: Fluid Measurements and Media Queries3m
Wire Frames8m
Breakpoints6m
Media Queries Part Two9m
Code With Me: Responsive Navigation9m
Reading1 readings
OPTIONAL: Good examples of responsive design2m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz -- Challenge Problem2m
Week Two Review: Media Queries and breakpoints20m

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Section
Clock
4 hours to complete

Week Three: Use Existing Frameworks

After every good programmer has put in time creating sites from scratch, it is common to utilize existing tools out there. After all, why recreate the wheel? The work you have done up to this point will give you the knowledge needed to craft your own unique sites from these frameworks. This week we will work with Bootstrap, a framework that uses HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript (but don't worry if you have never used JavaScript yourself)....
Reading
7 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Introduction to Twitter Bootstrap 36m
Bootstrap Breakpoints5m
Getting Started with Twitter Bootstrap10m
Bootstrap Grid System11m
Code With Me: Grid Example7m
Bootstrap Navigation9m
Reading1 readings
Optional - Demystifying Bootstrap2m
Quiz2 practice exercises
OPTIONAL - Grid System Check10m
Week Three Review: Bootstrap34m

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Section
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4 hours to complete

Week Four: Experiment!

This week is dedicated to solving those little issues that pop up when you move from theory to practice. We look at more advanced framework options and also hear from people who are using the techniques covered in this course....
Reading
9 videos (Total 60 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Bootstrap Tables8m
Code With Me: Advanced Navigation5m
What Are Templates?6m
Optional Interview: M W7m
Optional Interview: H W6m
Optional: Interview with H N9m
Bootstrap 43m
Conclusion1m
Reading4 readings
Optional: The Evolution of the Airbnb front-end deveopment3m
OPTIONAL - Debugging your style2m
OPTIONAL - More resources for learning to debug/develop2m
Post-course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Responsive Design Final Assessment22m
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By HMMay 10th 2016

The best course every ,you Must take it even if you do not want to work in this field,the instructor did a very very good job here ,the lectures are easy,interesting and make you want more .

By EPAug 13th 2016

This is the second course I do with Colleen. She is awesome, the way she explain each element is amazing. No matter what is your background, with her you will learn it.

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Charles Severance

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