In your first assignment you will end up with a web page, no matter how simple, published on the web.
- Get to know your text editor
- Introduce yourself to working on the command line
- Publish a web page
nodeinstalled. We should have done this together in class.
- All of your HTML (and CSS if you do adventure mode) should be formatted cleanly and consistently (use your editor to your advantage).
- If you have experience with existing HTML/CSS frameworks (bootstrap, bulma, etc) you may not use them for these assignments.
- Follow all of the setup instructions (See "Assignment Setup").
- Compose a short essay (just a couple paragraphs at most) about a hobby you either enjoy, or would like to learn about. We will be expanding on this page in future assignments, so pick something fun!
- Put your short essay into an HTML page, using appropriate semantic HTML tags. (See the link
HTML Tag Referencebelow). Give your webpage a simple header and footer as well.
- Deploy your site.
- Research the
- Use valid CSS to style the page (in the neighborhood of a couple dozen CSS declarations).
- Use at least one image somewhere on the page.
- Create a full layout for your page (heading, navigation, sidebar, footer, etc.).
- Use more complex CSS selectors than we covered in class, e.g. attribute selectors or sibling selectors.
- HTML Tag Reference
- How do HTML Tags work
- Evolution of the Web
- Getting Started with Visual Studio Code
To prep for tomorrow's lesson, you can read about CSS.