Front End Web Development with CSS and JavaScript

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Front End Web Development with CSS and JavaScript

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

Want to keep up to date with the rapidly changing front end web development world? Even if you are an experienced coder, the past few years have brought us a whirlwind of awesome new tools and features that should be in every web developer's toolkit. This three hour workshop will focus on what's new, as well as a (hands on!) preview of what's coming next.

Takeaways

  • CSS Transitions and Animations (as well as an understanding of why they're different than jQuery animations)
  • Modernizr/Shim/CanIUse for dealing with old browsers
  • Flexbox, the next generation of HTML/CSS layouts
  • HTML5 Video / Audio
  • Advanced forms
  • Intro to new JS APIs (localStorage, geolocation, offline cache manifest, etc)
  • New JS libraries to watch out for
  • What's new in JS (a higher-level rundown of what's new in the JS world

Prereqs & Preparation

Intermediate experience using front end tools (HTML, CSS, JS, etc). Great for students who took FEWD or WDI, or anyone who wants to brush up on what's new. Required Materials: Laptop (the class will be taught using OSX, but that is not required). Firefox (with Firebut) and Chrome. Sublime (or text editor of your choice).

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