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A strong foundational background in web standards and website technology can help developers and designers make choices that lead to more robust, efficient, and maintainable websites. Learn HTML, responsive design, how to manage hosted websites, and more.

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  • view course page for Web Design Fundamentals

    Web Design Fundamentals James Williamson

    New to web design? Find out if web design is right for you and learn about the 3 core technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript), choosing the right tools when you're starting out, and what you should learn next.

    2h 56m
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  • view course page for Web Technology Fundamentals

    A "plain English" guide to the technology and the terminology behind the web.

    2h 4m
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  • view course page for Foundations of UX: Logic and Content

    Use the ancient art of logic to create better user experiences for your websites and other projects.

    1h 45m
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  • view course page for Design the Web: Getting CSS from Photoshop

    Speed up your CSS workflow. Extract CSS from an existing design comp automatically using Photoshop's Copy CSS feature.

    24m 8s
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  • view course page for JavaScript for Web Designers

    Learn how to add functionality to your websites not possible with HTML and CSS alone, with JavaScript and these practical programming techniques.

    2h 57m
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  • view course page for Photoshop CS6 for Web Design

    Reveals how designers can create vibrant web graphics, wireframes, and complete web site mockups in Photoshop with navigation bars and buttons.

    4h 56m
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  • view course page for Foundations of UX: Making the Case for Usability Testing

    Introduces the concepts and benefits of usability testing, which can improve ROI by focusing your design improvements in areas that have the biggest impact.

    10m 10s
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  • view course page for Web Semantics

    Web Semantics Jen Kramer

    Discover how semantics (the process of adding markup, microdata, and metadata to a page) makes websites more search engine friendly, more meaningful, and more future-proof.

    1h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of UX: Prototyping

    Discover prototyping, the tool for quickly and inexpensively exploring multiple iterations of designs and testing their performance.

    1h 39m
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  • view course page for Foundations of UX: Information Architecture

    Find how your users think about the world, and transition those lessons to your product's navigation, content classification, and layout.

    1h 57m
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  • view course page for Applied Interaction Design

    A hands-on approach to improving a website's navigation, screen layout, interactive content, and forms to create a more satisfying user experience.

    1h 49m
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  • view course page for Foundations of UX: Usability Testing

    Run your own basic usability study to find out just what your users need from your website, application, or device.

    1h 29m
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  • view course page for Foundations of UX: Content Strategy

    Learn to develop a content strategy to analyze and shape the tone, voice, and visual style for your brand.

    46m 23s
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  • view course page for Responsive Design Workflows

    Evolve your current workflow to incorporate responsive design and collaboration practices, without adding too much complexity or overhead.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Responsive Design Fundamentals

    Introduces the concepts behind responsive design, covering concepts like screen density, fluid grids, and responsive images, as well as actual design strategies that guide you from mock-up to testing.

    2h 15m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for HTML Essential Training

    Explains the nuts and bolts of HTML (HyperText Markup Language), the programming language used to create web pages, and provides an introduction to HTML5 and CSS.

    5h 34m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator for Web Design

    Create vibrant web graphics, wireframes, and complete web site mockups with the strong layout and color management tools in Adobe Illustrator.

    5h 27m
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  • view course page for Managing a Hosted Web Site

    Shows how to set up a site with a web host and perform common server tasks.

    1h 41m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Interaction Design Fundamentals

    Shows how to create interfaces, systems, and devices revolved around user behavior.

    3h 18m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for CSS Fundamentals

    CSS Fundamentals James Williamson

    Offers a high-level overview of Cascading Style Sheets.

    3h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Mobile Web Design & Development Fundamentals

    Surveys the core principles and techniques essential to building web sites for mobile devices.

    5h 47m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Typography for Web Designers

    Choose fonts for a web site and create beautiful, readable type, incorporating web fonts, CSS styles, and simple typographic rules.

    6h 25m
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  • view course page for HTML5: Structure, Syntax, and Semantics

    Gives designers a deeper understanding of HTML5 and shows how to create richer, more meaningful web pages with structural tags and descriptive attributes.

    4h 34m
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  • view course page for CMS Fundamentals

    CMS Fundamentals James Williamson

    Defines content management systems (CMSs) and explains their role in web site development.

    3h 11m
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  • view course page for XHTML and HTML Essential Training

    Covers document structure, block and inline-level tags, floating images, controlling white space, and phrase and font markup.

    4h 44m
    Beginner
     
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