Course Description

Web Programming is the process of creating interactive and dynamic web pages using a combination of languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It is the backbone of the modern web and is crucial for building websites and web applications. This course "Web Programming" is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and technologies used in web programming.

Throughout the course, you will learn the basics of web programming, including the structure of web pages, the use of HTML and CSS to create the layout and design of web pages, and the use of JavaScript to create interactivity and dynamic behavior. We will start by learning the basics of HTML and CSS, including the structure of web pages, the use of tags and elements, and the use of CSS to style and layout web pages. You will also learn about the core concepts of JavaScript such as variables, data types, functions, and events and how they are used to create dynamic web pages.

As we move forward, we will delve into more advanced topics such as JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and web APIs. You will learn how to use popular JavaScript frameworks such as React and Angular to build web applications and how to use web APIs such as the Fetch API, or Axios to access data from the web.

We will also cover the best practices for developing web applications, such as how to manage large projects and collaborate with other team members. You will also learn about web development tools such as npm, webpack, and babel, and how to use them to improve your development workflow.

Throughout the course, you will also learn about the latest trends and updates in web programming and how to use them in your applications. With the help of this course, you will have a solid understanding of web programming and the skills to build web pages and web applications using the latest technologies and best practices.

Author: Centre for Education in Math and Computing (University of Waterloo)