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Intro to CSS Animations

FrontEnd Classes

Tue, May 23, 10:00 PM (UTC)


About this event


Animation and interaction are now commonplace on the modern web. Including interactive elements on your websites or in your web app projects can be the difference between an average user experience and a great one. Fortunately, getting started with web animations today has never been easier thanks to CSS and its powerful animations properties. No JavaScript or external libraries required!

This hands-on two-class series will introduce you to the animations and transitions properties of CSS. Using practical exercises, you will explore the basic anatomy of these properties and how to use them to get elements on a page to move.

Expect to learn a few new CSS properties and tips and tricks to take your dev skills to a new level.

Topics to cover will include:

  • Transitions and Transform properties
  • Animations and Keyframes
  • Animation with the Clip-Path property
  • Accessibility guidelines for animated elements
  • Working in 2D and in 3D

Class Schedule: 

  • Class 1: Tuesday, May 23rd, 6:00p - 8:00p EST/ 3:00pm - 5:00pm PST
  • Class 2: Wednesday, May 24th, 6:00p - 8:00p EST/ 3:00pm - 5:00pm PST


Basic to Intermediate knowledge of HTML & CSS

Technical Requirements:

  • A web browser
    • Recommended: Chrome or Firefox
  • A account (Free signup)
  • Optional: A code or text editor
    • Recommended: Visual Studio Code

Class Cost: $80 (4 hours of instruction)

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Code of Conduct:

Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.


  • Morgan Jones

    Freelance Frontend Developer


  • Katie Franco

    Girl Develop It

    Executive Director

  • Tinuola Awopetu

    Training Director

  • Katie Brydon

    Girl Develop It

    Community Director

  • Alex Vaughn