Intermediate HTML/CSS (two-day workshop)

Dev Bootcamp - 351 West Hubbard St. Suite 701 Chicago - View Map Girl Develop It Chicago
Sat, Jul 18, 2015, 12:00 PM (CDT)

About this event

This is a two-day workshop, Saturdays, July 18th & 25th from 12-4pm. You are paying to attend both days. Make-up sessions are not offered.

Have you experimented with basic HTML/CSS, but want to take the next step in learning how to make an interesting, modern website? Already have your own site and want to have more control over it? 

Do you feel giddy at the prospect of learning responsive design and new HTML5 and CSS3 elements?

Then this class is for you!


Session 1: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 -- 12-4 PM 
Session 2: Saturday, July 25th, 2015 -- 12-4 PM

Location: Dev Bootcamp, 351 West Hubbard St. (Suite 701 - 7th floor), Chicago IL

Cost: $90

Note: No shows, your course fees will be donated to the chapter scholarship fund. If you signed up but cannot attend, you are welcome to sell your seat to another interested student.

You'll learn:

• Standard practices that designers/developers use. CSS resets, standard widths, wrappers, and other tricks.

• What's this new fancy HTML5 and what can it do? Differences, compatibility, upgrades, semantics, new elements, accessibility, and how to use it today.

• CSS3 - the shiny bits! Vendor styles, new properties (omg rounded corners!), transitions, and what you can use today & how.

Intro to responsive layouts. How to make a site responsive and what it means to be 'responsive'.

Anything else that comes up! As always we're here to candidly answer all your questions throughout class.

Understanding of HTML/CSS 
• How classes & IDs work with HTML & CSS 
• How to build a basic site using the <div> elements 
• CSS targeting with IDs/classes/elements/etc. 
• Have taken our Intro to HTML/CSS class or equivalent. 
• Review Intro HTML/CSS Session 1 and Session 2 slides before attending.

**NOTE**: It is highly recommended that you have taken our introductory course (or have previous experience with HTML & CSS) prior to taking this class. Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS are assumed.


Your laptop & charger 
• A modern browser with either Chrome and the "Web Developer" extension or Firefox and Firebug installed.
• A text editor, installed prior to class. We recommend Sublime Text 2 or 3(It's free and available for both Mac and PC).

A limited number of scholarships are available for those with a financial hardship. To apply, click here. Do not RSVP for the event. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is July 10th. Scholarship applicants will be notified shortly after the deadline. Class capacity does not impact scholarship students.

Instructor: Aly Fluckey

Aly Fluckey is a front end developer currently living in Chicago, IL and working for a payment processing company called 2Checkout. She started her career as a software developer in Columbus, OH with Nationwide Insurance as a COBOL developer, and first learned ruby through Girl Develop It Columbus. Since then, she has learned many things, worked with many teams and has found a passion for HTML/CSS and bringing beautiful and functional designs to life. She is also passionate about learning, community, and drawing lava lamps on white boards. 

Host: Dev Bootcamp

Dev Bootcamp pioneered the short-term immersive “bootcamp” model which transforms beginners into full-stack web developers. With campuses in San Francisco, New York City and Chicago, our 19-week curriculum (9 week part-time remote + 9 week on-campus immersive + Career Week) focuses on Ruby, Javascript, Rails, SQL, HTML and CSS, as well as pair programming, agile and test driven development. To date we’ve graduated more than 1,000 alumni who energize development teams all over the world. Take a tour or attend an Info Session!

If you are interested in being a teaching assistant for this workshop, please contact Paige through Meetup or via email. TAing is a great way to practice what you know and to get to know members of our community.

All attendees, including staff and volunteers, are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It code of conduct.


Saturday, Jul 18
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CDT)


Dev Bootcamp
351 West Hubbard St. Suite 701 Chicago