Responsive Web Design
Create websites that are intuitive, inviting, accessible, and attractive. This course will teach you to design and build fully responsive websites optimized for smartphones, tablets, and laptop/desktop viewing environments.
In today's online environment, web designers must create websites that are responsive to provide a positive experience in every viewport. These viewports range from small touch-screen environments to large-screen browsers where users interact using a mouse and keyboard. Modern web design requires building sites that are intuitive, inviting, accessible, and attractive in every possible device and environment.
In this course, you will learn to identify and address every aspect of responsive web design: from scaling elements and adjusting page layout, to adapting color schemes and implementing accessible forms. You will master the use of HTML5 linked to media queries in CSS3 to adapt content to fit your user's viewpoint, and see how jQuery Mobile can help you to mobile sites. This course will teach you to design and build fully responsive websites optimized for smartphones, tablets, and laptop/desktop viewing environments.
Some experience creating web pages with HTML and CSS is needed before enrolling in this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
about the instructor
David Karlins is the bestselling author of more than a dozen books on web design, including "HTML5 for CSS3 for Dummies." His articles have appeared in publications ranging from Macworld to Business Week. He has taught web, graphic, and interactive design at San Francisco State University and in the Extension program at University of California, Berkeley.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.