Course description

If you would like to get started as a front-end web developer, you are going to LOVE this course! Work on projects ranging from a simple HTML page to a complete JavaScript based Google Chrome extension. We will cover the following technologies in this course:

  • Web development basics with HTML

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • JavaScript programming

  • jQuery JavaScript library

  • Bootstrap framework

We will work on 3 class projects throughout this course:

Simple text site - We will use what we learned in the HTML sections to create a simple text site. This project will help you learn HTML structure and the essential elements.

Fallout inspired Pip-Boy - We will take what we learned in the CSS and Bootstrap sections of the course to code a Pip-Boy from the game Fallout. This project will help you learn the design elements of modern web development.

Google Chrome extension - We will finish the course by programming a JavaScript based Google Chrome extension. This project will help you understand the logical parts of web development.

This course covers the most popular web development frameworks, and will get you started on your path towards becoming a full-stack web developer!

Still not sold? Check out a few of the awesome reviews this course has received!

"Excellent Course! Highly Recommend It! Such a great hands on experience with this course."

"Very nice course, covers all the stuff you need, good voice and good explanation makes it perfect for people that are new to HTML. Also there's some best practices recommendations which are useful even for advanced developers."

"Excellence in giving the optimal set of tools for web development beginners seeking a well-rounded start for professional web development."

Thank you for taking the time to read this, and we hope to see you in the course!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who would like to learn front-end web development


  • No previous development experience required
  • Access to various open-source (free) software.

What you'll learn:

  • Build a simple HTML text site
  • Style web pages using CSS
  • Program websites with JavaScript
  • Build a Pipboy using Bootstrap
  • Build and publish a Google Chrome Extension

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Web Development Basics - HTML

  • 3

    Advanced HTML Concepts

    • Images

    • Forms

    • Inputs

    • Checkboxes

    • Radio buttons

    • Select, option and buttons

    • HTML5 videos

    • HTML5 audio

    • Doctypes

    • Meta tags

  • 4

    Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

    • Targeting color and background

    • Element specificity

    • ID targeting, margin, and border

    • Padding, margin and float

    • Max-width and background-image

    • Switching over to an IDE

    • Font weight, style and family

    • Text decorations

    • Text spacing

    • Text decoration modification

    • Text shadow

  • 5

    Advanced CSS

    • Psuedo-states

    • Border radius

    • Positions

    • Psuedo-elements

    • Z-index

    • Viewpoint width and height, overflowing content

    • Transition property

  • 6

    JavaScript for Beginners

    • Intro to JavaScript

    • Alerts and console logging

    • Integers, strings and variables

    • Undefined variables and modifying values of variables

    • Boolean operators

    • Comparing values

    • If statements

    • For loops

    • Defining functions

    • Event handling

    • Setting an elements innerHTML

  • 7

    More JavaScript Concepts

    • Arrays part 1

    • Arrays part 2

    • Arrays part 3

    • Textareas and getting the values of inputs

    • Functions - parameters and return values

    • Multiple parameters in functions

    • Flexible function parameters

    • Exercise - find the missing number

    • Exercise solution

    • Classes explained

    • Class constructor, instance variables and static variables

    • Extending classes

  • 8

    Getting Started with jQuery

    • jQuery setup

    • Targeting elements

    • Event handling

    • Dropdown menus

    • Making our dropdown disappear

    • Multiple targets, events and attr method

    • Prepend, append and html

    • preventDefault

    • event.which and switch properties

    • Custom context menu, pageY and pageX

    • is method

  • 9

    More jQuery

    • Writing our own version of jQuery

    • Find method

    • First and last

    • Focusin and focusout

    • Contains, is and hasClass

    • Each method

    • Callbacks

    • CSS

  • 10

    Bootstrap Basics

    • Bootstrap setup

    • Navbar part 1

    • Navbar part 2

    • Forms part 1

    • Forms part 2

    • Buttons

  • 11

    Project #2 - Pipboy from Fallout 4

    • Setup

    • Navbar

    • Main page

    • Pipboy image and footer

    • Colors

    • Font and styling main nav

    • Scanlines

    • Navigation styling

    • Tabs

    • Progress bars

    • Stat bars

    • Footer fixes

    • Damage and resistance

    • Icons

    • Inventory template

    • Item list

    • Weapon stat container

    • Finishing touches with JavaScript

  • 12

    Project #3 - Google Chrome Extension

    • Problem solving

    • Manifest files

    • Basic setup

    • Getting video URLs

    • Injecting JavaScript

    • Getting pretty objects for each URL

    • Creating download options list

    • Communicating between the page and extension

    • Chrome downloads API and background scripts

    • Receiving messages and downloading files

    • Styling our extension and publishing

  • 13

    Final Thoughts

    • Tips for getting started as a freelance web developer

Meet your instructor!

Joseph Delgadillo
Best-Selling Instructor

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