First Web Dev Bootcamp in Hudson Valley will be hosted at SUNY Ulster (Kingston Campus) and consists of 6 courses. Each course can be taken separately based on your previous experience.
Students are provided with a hands-on introduction to the universal architecture of the web. This course covers website construction with HTML5 and CSS, design and usability concepts, website hosting and administration. Students will learn how to build a simple, professional-class website.
In this course, students will extend their knowledge of HTML5 & CSS in building multipage websites.Students will explore CSS strategies for managing multi-column layout, responsive design principles, CSS drop-down menus, tables, forms, multimedia.
Building Blocks of Dynamic Websites
Students will discover the power of dynamic website coding with an introductory examination of PHP and MySQL. In this course, students will implement basic dynamic functions with PHP, and will hand-code a simple PHP-MySQL application to produce a dynamically-generated blog page. Students will examine similarities between their application and open source Content Management Systems like WordPress, and use what they learned to migrate an existing WordPress website.
This course examines the interplay between clear business messaging and search engine optimization. Principles covered include: Niche Service, Location, Speed, Proper Website Structure, Blogs, Target Keywords, Tags, Metadata, Google Analytics basics, Google Search Console basics, AdWords basics, Tips and Tricks.
Business Objectives, User Experience and Information Architecture.
This course will teach how to define and distinquish Business Objectives and Website Goals, User Case and User Story, Wireframes and Information Architecture. In this course, students will learn how to define and plan their website for the optimal conversion to the business goals. This course covers: Conversions and Call to Actions, Content structure, website building blocks and Information Architecture, User centric web development, User Case, User Story, User Journey. Why and when you need to set up your Online marketing strategy, what is the difference between mockups and wireframes, and where to start with your process > how to improve it.
Workshop A How to get hosting and set up WordPress
Workshop B How to add and manage content along with adding additional functionality, i.e. plugins
Building blocks of content: posts and pages.
Workshop C How to secure and backup my website and why
- Website backup strategy
- How to keep website clean
- What is website Security?