Intro to HTML & CSS: Make a Mother's Day E-card (2 Days)

Holberton School - 972 Mission Street, 2nd floor San Francisco - View Map Girl Develop It San Francisco
May 5 - 6, 2018, 10:00 AM (PDT)

About this event

In this two-day project-based workshop, you'll learn HTML and CSS, the languages used by the billions of webpages out there today to mark up and style content. HTML and CSS are incredibly useful skills for bloggers, content creators, email marketers, small business owners, designers, and are absolutely necessary skills front-end web developers.

The comprehensive workshop will be a mix of lectures, pair programming, and hands-on exercises building your webpage.

By the end of this two-day workshop, you will know the following:
• How to structure a web page using HTML tags (e.g. creating About Me, Projects, and Contact Me sections for your personal website)
• How to style web pages using CSS (e.g. a bold blog title, italicized date of entry, the blog content in a cool font, and cute icons for your blog)
• How to host your pages on the web for the world to see!


Attendees are not expected to have any previous HTML/CSS or programming experience.


• Your laptop (Mac, PC, Linux) and charger
• A modern web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
• A text editor - we recommend either Sublime Text 2 or Atom (both free)

If you do not have a laptop, please contact the instructors. We have a limited number of Chromebooks for students to borrow.



Payment is required to attend. If you'd like to attend but cannot afford the cost, click here to request a scholarship ( Due to the number of applications, only the scholarship recipient will receive an email a few days before the workshop. Thank you for your understanding!



Nicole Fish is a professional dancer turned psychology major turned software engineer. A fierce STEMinist dedicated to paying it forward, an impressive two-time college dropout, and a proud graduate of an all women’s coding bootcamp/ feminist utopia, she is passionate about building tools that empower people. As the primary front-end architect of the latest product at Elevate Security, she first pushed her code into production this month, which immediately vanquished her imposter syndrome.

Sarah Showers is a restaurant manager turned software engineer. After completing a fullstack bootcamp in 2014, she realized she was much more interested in the frontend. She enrolled herself in GDI's JS101 and the learning journey hasn't stopped since.


May 5 - 6
10:00 AM (PDT)


Holberton School
972 Mission Street, 2nd floor San Francisco