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Update: November 5th, 2009

Web Authoring II

» Syllabus
» Final Project

Week 1: XHTML Markup
Covering the basics.

Outline:

  1. Introductions
  2. HTML
  3. XML
  4. XHTML
  5. Doctypes
  6. In Class Exercise: Building a basic XHTML page
  7. Some Useful XHTML Elements
  8. IDs and Class Names
  9. Validation

Week 2: CSS Anatomy

  • Web Browsers
  • Browser Tools
  • CSS Structure
  • CSS Values
  • Pseudo-classes
  • The Universal Selector
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Specificity
  • @import
  • Linking External CSS
  • Comments

Week 3: Image Gallery

  • The Box Model
  • IE6 Quirks Mode Model
  • Margin Collapsing
  • The Visual Formatting Model
  • Relative Positioning
  • Absolute Positioning
  • Floating
  • Clearing the Float
  • z-index
  • In-Class Examples (create a gallery)
  • Using/Creating favicon.ico files

Week 4: Rounded Corners

  • Backgrounds
  • CSS Sprites + Rounded Corners
  • Rounded Corner Libraries
  • Rounded Corners in JS
  • Vertical Alignment

Week 5: Links + Rollovers

Week 6: List Navigation

  • Vertical Lists with Sub Menu
  • Horizontal Lists with Sub Menu
  • Using Uniform Server
  • PHP Includes (Server Side)

Week 7: Final Project Proposal + Lab

Week 8: JavaScript: jQuery

Week 9: Hacks and Filters

Week 10: Media Types + Font Size

  • Media Types
  • Font Sizing

Week 11: Getting Ready for Production

  • CSS/JS Compression/Beautification
  • Working on Final Project

Finals Week: Website Projects will be presented in class during finals week and are due via email to instructor on the day of the final, by Midnight. Those who wish to present their final early may do so on the Thursday before finals week.

  1. January 2nd, 2009 at 16:40

    Feel free to comment if you find that something is lacking :)

  2. October 4th, 2009 at 13:22

    1st! ;p

  3. Lisa
    October 7th, 2009 at 09:49

    I found this article on Web Monkey about HTML 5...

    http://www.webmonkey.com/tutorial/Building_Web_Pages_With_HTML_5

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