Intermediate CSS Workshop
This class is presented in a workshop format. After a short review of some basics and coverage of a few new topics, the workshop focus is on real-world CSS issues and applications. Weeks one and two review some material from Intro to CSS (H151) and introduce some new material for application during the workshop. Weeks three through six focus on projects from the required text, Eric Meyer on CSS. Students may choose to create a new Web site for the workshop or may use an existing site to apply the concepts learned throughout the class. The final project requires the conversion of an existing Web page and the application of the concepts and techniques learned during the workshop. Valid CSS and (X)HTML markup are required throughout the entire class.
Applicable Job Roles: web designers, webmasters, web programmers, and web application developers.
Week 1: Review and validation
Week 2: Specificity and Liquid Design
Week 3: Styling Hyperlinks
Week 4: Print Stylesheets
Week 5: Multi-Column Layouts
Week 6: Converting old pages to CSS-based layouts
H151, Introduction to CSS, or equivalent knowledge of CSS is a prerequisite for this course.
Students must have webspace where they can post their assignments. Students will need to have at least two browsers installed on their computer. Current versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, or Mozilla are recommended.