Web Dev 2 intro

A quick introduction to Web Dev 2, explaining what’s covered, expectations & marking scheme.

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Web Dev 2

Chelle Lorenzen

Nerdherder

vandemm@algonquincollege.com

What we’re learning

  • Modular code & design
    Grid systems, type systems, reusable CSS modules

  • Forms
    Different input types, capturing information, organization

  • Accessibility
    Making our websites work for everybody

Final project

  • Theme: Software as a Service
  • Collaboration with Interaction Design
  • Multi-page website, integrating everything from this and previous terms
  • ~4 weeks to complete
  • Fully responsive, designed & complete website

High expectations

Coding is a different mindset—and will be difficult for most

  • Attend every class
  • Do all the work
  • Put in the effort
  • Watch the videos before class

Getting help

TAs in class — to help answer questions

GitHub Issues — help outside class

Tutorsavailable to hire for one-on-one

Always be coding

Multiple activities & exercises every week

Week 1 tasks ➔

Sticky note triage

Specify your working status by sticking sticky notes on your monitor

Naming conventions

  1. All lowercase.
  2. No spaces!
  3. Only letters, numbers, and dashes (-).
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Web Dev 2 intro

A quick introduction to Web Dev 2, explaining what’s covered, expectations & marking scheme.