Introduction to Web Development

Methodist University Ghana, Dansoman Close, Accra, GA233

Introduction Welcome to the Professional Crash Course in Web Development. This comprehensive tutorial will provide you with a solid foundation in the world of web development. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to build web applications like a pro.

Oct 5, 2023, 3:30 – 5:00 PM

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Title: **Professional Crash Course in Web Development**

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## Introduction

Welcome to the Professional Crash Course in Web Development. This comprehensive tutorial will provide you with a solid foundation in the world of web development. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to build web applications like a pro.

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## Table of Contents

1. **Getting Started**

- Understanding the Web Development Landscape

- Setting Up Your Development Environment

2. **HTML (HyperText Markup Language)**

- The Building Blocks of Web Pages

- Document Structure and Semantic HTML

- Creating Forms and Input Elements

3. **CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)**

- Styling Your Web Pages

- Selectors, Properties, and Values

- Layouts and Responsive Design

- CSS Frameworks and Preprocessors

4. **JavaScript**

- Introduction to JavaScript

- Variables, Data Types, and Operators

- Functions and Control Structures

- DOM Manipulation and Event Handling

- Asynchronous Programming with Promises and Fetch API

5. **Web Development Tools**

- Version Control with Git and GitHub

- Integrated Development Environments (IDEs)

- Browser Developer Tools

- Package Managers (npm, yarn)

- Task Runners and Build Tools (Webpack)

6. **Creating Your First Web App**

- Project Setup and Structure

- Combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

- Building Interactive User Interfaces

- Debugging and Testing

7. **Web Hosting and Deployment**

- Choosing a Hosting Provider

- Domain Registration

- Deploying Your Web App

8. **Advanced Topics**

- Responsive Web Design

- Single Page Applications (SPAs)

- Web Security Best Practices

- Introduction to Back-End Development

- APIs and AJAX

- Introduction to Databases

9. **Frameworks and Libraries**

- Overview of Popular Front-End Frameworks (React, Angular, Vue.js)

- Introduction to Back-End Frameworks (Node.js, Django, Ruby on Rails)

- Using Third-Party Libraries and Plugins

10. **Best Practices and Career Tips**

- Code Quality and Maintainability

- Version Control Workflow

- Collaboration and Code Reviews

- Preparing for a Web Development Career

11. **Conclusion**

- Recap of Key Concepts

- Next Steps in Your Web Development Journey

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## Who Should Take This Course?

This course is designed for:

- Beginners who want to start a career in web development.

- Front-end developers looking to enhance their skills.

- Back-end developers interested in expanding their knowledge of front-end development.

- Anyone interested in creating web applications or websites.

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## Prerequisites

No prior programming experience is required, but basic computer literacy and familiarity with using the internet are recommended.

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## Course Format

This course consists of easy-to-follow lessons with hands-on exercises and practical examples. You'll gain real-world skills by building web projects and applying what you learn.

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## Get Ready to Dive In!

Web development is an exciting and dynamic field with endless possibilities. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and confidence to create web applications and websites that are not only functional but also visually appealing. Let's get started on this journey to becoming a professional web developer!

When

When

Thursday, October 5, 2023
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Agenda

3:30 PM

Speaker

  • Joseph Cecil

Organizers

  • Alexander Emmanuel

    GDSC Lead

  • Maxy Antwi

    Graphics designer

  • Honourable Gideon Lutterodt

    Media Director

  • GRACE ABUNOW

    ORGANIZER

  • Emmanuel Ameho

    CORE TEAM

  • Joseph Godwin

    MERN Stack/ Blockchain Dev

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