Course Description

"CSS - Web Development Skills"

Learning CSS is an essential part of web development. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a language that helps you control the look and feel of your webpage. In this blog post, we’ll explore the basics of CSS and how to get started.

To begin, sign up for Udacity’s free Introduction to HTML and CSS course. This will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the basics of web development, including HTML and CSS. Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll have a strong foundation in HTML and CSS and be ready to start learning more advanced techniques.

The next step is to sign up for a web development bootcamp program. This will provide you with more in-depth knowledge on how to use HTML and CSS to create stunning websites. After completing the program, you’ll be able to create professional-looking websites from scratch.

Now that you have your foundation in HTML and CSS, it’s time to start exploring the basics of CSS. Start by learning about display, margin, padding and positioning in CSS. This will help you understand how elements are positioned on the page and how different sizes affect the overall look of your page.

Once you understand how elements are arranged on a page, it’s time to learn about floating and aligning elements. Floating elements allows them to move freely on the page while aligning them helps keep them organized and neat. You can also use floats with margins, padding and positioning to create stunning visual effects on your webpage.

Finally, it’s important to learn about responsive design principles when developing websites with CSS. Responsive design ensures that your website looks great no matter what device it is being viewed on – from mobile phones to desktop computers – by changing the layout based on screen size.

If HTML is our body then CSS is cloths. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language. HTML and CSS are the two most important languages for a new web developer to learn. They are also the easiest. If you’ve always wanted to build webpages, but were intimidated by the code, this course will help you learn your languages quickly and easily. CSS is designed to enable the separation of presentation and content, including layout, colors, and fonts. This separation can improve content accessibility, provide more flexibility and control in the specification of presentation characteristics, enable multiple web pages to share formatting by specifying the relevant CSS in a separate .css file which reduces complexity and repetition in the structural content as well as enabling the .css file to be cached to improve the page load speed between the pages that share the file and its formatting. CSS has a simple syntax and uses a number of English keywords to specify the names of various style properties. A style sheet consists of a list of rules. Each rule or rule-set consists of one or more selectors, and a declaration block. Before CSS, nearly all presentational attributes of HTML documents were contained within the HTML markup. All font colors, background styles, element alignments, borders and sizes had to be explicitly described, often repeatedly, within the HTML. CSS lets authors move much of that information to another file, the style sheet, resulting in considerably simpler HTML. For example, headings (h1 elements), sub-headings (h2), sub-sub-headings (h3), etc., are defined structurally using HTML. In print and on the screen, choice of font, size, color and emphasis for these elements is presentational.