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  • view course page for Designing Icons for the Web

    Designing Icons for the Web with James Williamson

    Learn techniques and best practices for designing smart, visually interesting website icons in any software.

    2h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bootstrap 3 Essential Training

    Everything you need to know to get started building responsive, accessible, mobile-first websites with Bootstrap 3.

    4h 55m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Essential Training

    WordPress Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Learn how to create your own feature-rich blog or website with WordPress. Find out how to schedule posts, customize themes, install plugins, and more.

    5h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for HTML5 Canvas and WebGL in Flash Professional CC

    Create a shared pool of content for a set of related projects—an HTML5 video, a WebGL-rendered interactive ad, and an HTML5 Canvas game—using Flash Professional CC.

    1h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: CSS Animated Rollovers

    Learn to create animated rollovers with CSS3.

    29m 46s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Building Custom HTML5 Video Playback with AngularJS

    Develop a customized responsive video app that performs and appears great in all browsers, using AngularJS and Bootstrap.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Advanced Responsive Layouts with CSS Flexbox

    Learn how to use the CSS Flexible Box Layout module (aka Flexbox) to create advanced responsive layouts.

    1h 49m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Accessibility for WordPress

    Learn how to use WordPress to build a beautiful and accessible website that can be used by people with all different types of abilities.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce

    WordPress Ecommerce with Patrick Rauland

    Learn how to build an online store with WordPress, using WordPress ecommerce plugins and a selection of third-party tools.

    1h 10m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Productivity Tips for Web Designers

    A weekly series for web designers who want to enhance their design, software, and general freelance business skills and streamline their workflow. Get a new tip every Thursday.

    5h 17m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Creating an HTML5 Banner Ad with GreenSock (GSAP)

    Learn to use the GreenSock Animation Platform to create HTML5 animated advertisements for your product or service.

    56m 26s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Making Sense of the CSS Box Model

    Making Sense of the CSS Box Model with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Reviews the core concepts of the CSS box model, including techniques such as styling text and images, floating content, using display properties, and positioning elements.

    49m 38s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Web Workflows with Grunt.js

    Web Workflows with Grunt.js with Ray Villalobos

    Program, test, and deploy your web applications more easily and efficiently with a Grunt.js development workflow.

    1h 17m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Squarespace 7 Essential Training

    Create a beautiful, responsive site with Squarespace 7.

    3h 27m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating a First Website in Dreamweaver CC 2015

    Learn how to create a website—even your very first website—with Dreamweaver CC 2015, and get a foundation in the building blocks of the web: HTML5 and CSS.

    2h 28m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for HTML: Structured Data

    HTML: Structured Data with James Williamson

    Learn how to use structured data to make your webpages more meaningful to search engines and web crawlers and provide a richer browsing experience to users.

    2h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Building a Responsive Portfolio Site

    Learn how to build a responsive portfolio site to showcase your art, photography, writing, or other content with HTML, CSS, jQuery, and some easy-to-use frameworks.

    1h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: HTML Background Video

    Learn to use HTML5 video as a design element, by running it below other text and graphics on your website.

    28m 39s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Muse Essential Training

    Muse Essential Training with Justin Seeley

    Shows designers how to use Muse to create HTML-based web sites using a toolset familiar to anyone who's used Photoshop, InDesign, or Illustrator before.

    5h 56m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Flash Professional: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates

    Stay on top of all the updates to Flash Professional 2015, including HTML5 Canvas optimization, brush size scaling, timesaving timeline changes, and more.

    52m 33s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dreamweaver: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates

    Learn about all the new features and enhancements added to Dreamweaver CC 2015—as soon as they are released.

    1h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Freelance/Independent Website

    Create a website for your freelance or independent business: do it yourself (DIY) with WordPress.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Freelance/Independent Website

    Build a website for your independent business in the same spirit you run it. DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Small Business Website

    WordPress DIY: Small Business Website with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Create a website for your small business complete with a contact form, social sharing buttons, a booking/availability calendar, and a photo gallery. Learn how to do it yourself with WordPress.

    1h 54m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Small Business Website

    Want to build a website for your small business? DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework.

    52m 49s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Responsive Images

    Responsive Images with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Responsive images are the next evolution in web design. Learn how to implement them today, with these real-life best practice scenarios for implementing responsive images in production sites.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Version Control for Everyone

    Start incorporating version control into other types of digital projects, such as graphic design, writing, photography, web design, and even lesson planning.

    2h 6m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for CSS: Selectors

    CSS: Selectors with James Williamson

    Review the different types of CSS selectors and learn to choose the best selectors for targeting different HTML elements.

    4h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Responsive SVG Images

    Learn how to combine scalable vector graphics with CSS media queries to create responsive images for your websites and other interactive projects.

    22m 50s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Responsive Homepage Marquee

    Create an attractive, interactive, and responsive promotional marquee for your website.

    2h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Building a Mobile App with AngularJS and Ionic

    Learn to build native-style applications that leverage your existing knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS by using AngularJS and the Ionic framework.

    3h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress: Developing with Sass and Grunt.js

    Write simpler, smarter CSS for your WordPress themes and plugins with Sass and Grunt.js.

    1h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Making Your Site Retina-Ready

    Learn how to make your site "retina"-ready by optimizing graphics and other content so that it looks great on retina (HiDPI) and non-retina displays alike.

    3h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating an Animated Steam Sprite Sheet with After Effects

    Learn to create a realistic steam animation with After Effects, using a particle system animation and a sprite sheet.

    42m 19s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating HTML Layouts with InDesign

    Extract content and layouts from InDesign and transform them into HTML, which can be used to create ebooks, web and mobile apps, and more.

    2h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Weddings and Special Events

    Build a beautiful custom website for your wedding with WordPress and the Genesis theme framework.

    1h 5m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Weddings and Special Events

    Build a beautiful custom website for your wedding in WordPress with these quick and simple do-it-yourself tips.

    2h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for HTML: Building Tables

    HTML: Building Tables with James Williamson

    Learn how to build tables in HTML, style tables in CSS, and use best practices to make your table data more meaningful and accessible.

    1h 51m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Showcasing Photography

    WordPress DIY: Showcasing Photography with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Build a website to showcase your photography the DIY (do-it-yourself) way, with WordPress and a selection of helpful plugins.

    1h 57m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Showcasing Photography

    Build a website to showcase your photography the DIY (do-it-yourself) way, with WordPress, Genesis, and a selection of helpful plugins.

    1h 25m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Setting Up WordPress

    WordPress DIY: Setting Up WordPress with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Build a website the DIY (do-it-yourself) way with WordPress. This course shows how to install, connect, and configure WordPress on your own domain.

    43m 58s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Setting Up Genesis

    Build a website the DIY (do-it-yourself) way with WordPress and Genesis. This course is the first step, showing how to install, connect, and configure WordPress on your own domain.

    40m 52s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Adding Dynamic QR Codes

    Learn to use the free Google Chart API, or free jQuery and JavaScript, to add dynamic QR codes to your webpages.

    20m 17s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for jQuery: Creating Plugins

    jQuery: Creating Plugins with Joe Chellman

    Go from jQuery plugin user to jQuery plugin author in a few steps, by turning existing filters or code into reusable, highly configurable plugins.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Google Tag Manager (V2) Essential Training

    Learn how to manage your own analytics, user tracking, campaign tracking, remarketing, and other website code with Google Tag Manager.

    2h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Responsive Web Design

    Make your website more readable and efficient to download with Chris Converse's responsive website techniques.

    2h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Creating and Protecting Email Links

    Learn how to hide email addresses that you display on the web from spiders and bots with these smart solutions from web developer Chris Converse.

    30m 25s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Bootstrap Layouts: Responsive Single-Page Design

    Find out how Bootstrap can transform your standard HTML websites into inspired single-page designs.

    3h 19m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Adobe Generator for Graphics

    Save time creating web and interactive graphics with Photoshop and Adobe Generator.

    33m 40s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for HTML5: Structure, Syntax, and Semantics

    Gain a deeper understanding of HTML5, and learn how to create richer, more meaningful webpages with HTML5 structural tags and enhanced semantic markup.

    3h 34m
    Beginner
     
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