Responsive Web Design

Mar 24, 2016 · Raleigh, United States of America

This 4-part  Responsive Web Design course runs on the following Thursday evenings: March 24th, March 31st, April 14th, and April 21st. THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON APRIL 7TH. Light snacks will be provided. 
The most popular computers today have a variety of screen resolutions, from tiny BlackBerry to Android phones to iPad minis to larger tablets that approach desktop sizes. In two years more people will access the web via these mobile devices than with desktop PCs. Responsive design allows us web developers to target all of these devices and build future-friendly websites that work for all users.
With this class, you’ll build a mobile-first, HTML5 website from scratch with a flexible layout and touch-friendly navigation. Using CSS3 media queries and a little Javascript, we’ll create fluid designs that work across all devices while learning useful design patterns that solve common responsive design problems. You'll also learn techniques for responsive images and videos, feature detection to add progressive enhancement to your pages, and methods for testing your designs. By the end of the class you’ll be ready to make any website mobile-friendly, responsive and accessible to all users.
NOTE: This class requires intermediate HTML and CSS knowledge. If you're not sure what intermediate knowledge means, please email us at [masked].
Your Teacher: Autumn Welles, Front End Developer at Coalmarch Productions

Autumn is a self-taught front-end developer. She takes designs and turns them into reality using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and whatever templating languages are handy. She began coding at the ripe age of thirteen and simply couldn't help but be awed by the process of creating something from nothing.
When not in front of a computer, Autumn can be found teaching her dog new tricks, drinking local beer, or enjoying the outdoors. She also enjoys watching 90's TV shows while crocheting when the weather is chilly. In the past, she has volunteered on farms from Washington state to Arizona and driven all across the United States (a few times over).
Tech Requirements:
Your laptop. Note: A netbook or tablet is NOT a substitute.If you do not have a laptop, email us at [masked], we may be able to loan you one for the class.
A modern browser such as Chrome or or Firefox.A text editor (this is NOT the same as a word processor!). We recommend Sublime Text (It's free and available for both Mac and PC).
Refund policy:Your payment of $80 guarantees your seat in the entire course. Please note that we cannot issue refunds, since there's an overhead to issuing refunds via Meetup.com and we already offer the workshops at such a low cost. We put proceeds into the chapter fund, which we use as our scholarship fund.
Other Disclaimers: Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults over the age of 18; at this time we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops.
If you have any other questions prior to registering, please contact us at [masked]

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