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Intro to WordPress

Introduction to the WordPress Content Management Systems (CMS).

A CMS is a web application designed to make it easy for non-technical users to add, edit and manage a website, to include memberships and even e-commerce transactions. We will explore how to use a free version of WordPress hosted at WordPress.com, that enables you build a simple blog or website in just a couple of minutes. You will learn what is the difference between hosted and managed version of WordPress (downloaded from WordPress.org and installed at your own hosting).

Course Schedule:

This course is not currently scheduled. Please sign up if you want to get this course soon.

Practical approach to UX/UI

Demand for UX designers is on the rise with a 10-year job growth (2014-24) forecast of 19% according to CNNMoney/Payscale's top 100 careers. The field of User Experience and User Interface web design is one of the most popular areas of expertise in web development / app development today. By studying how end users interact with a particular product, user experience researchers look for ways to make it more intuitive and satisfying, solving real problems, or serving the real needs revealed through research and focus groups surveys.

Course Schedule:

This course is not currently scheduled. Please sign up if you want to get this course soon.

ABC series: Intro to JavaScript: workshop A

This is the first workshop from A-B-C series scheduled for June 11th, 18th, 25th at Newburgh Free Library.

The course will introduce the basic elements of JavaScript and will explore examples of JS for websites.

JavaScript is a scripting language used by browsers to make websites interactive.

• What to bring: laptop. Library provides 10 laptops if needed.

• Important to know: Introduction to web development is a prerequisite for this course.

Website Development - Part III

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.

Prerequisite: 

Learn to Build a Website – Part II or equivalent knowledge (instructor-approved)

Mentor(s): 

Course Schedule:

Starting Monday, May 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location:
SUNY Ulster
491 Cottekill Rd
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
This course is part of a bootcamp: Fast Track Web Development Bootcamp
All class dates:
May 13, May 20, Jun 3, Jun 10, Jun 17

Intro to App Development. Masterclass

iOS developer Tyler Walker will share his story of abruptly switching career focus towards app development, and then will lead an informal discussion about the tools used and how to get started.  The class lean heavily towards iOS development, but also cover resources and tools to get started on Android.

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Course Schedule:

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Intro to Web Development - Class A

This is an introduction to web development for potential future web programmers. It could have been called “Internet Programming 101.” It is a first programming course, introducing the core Internet browser technologies HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Being a web developer is not for everyone. Find out if this career is for you by trying it!

Intro to JavaScript / jQuery

This course is designed for JavaScript novices who have little or no experience with the language. Students will learn the structure of JavaScript - variables, scope, control flow, functions. Students will create code that interacts with DOM and adds interactive behavior to a website. The course will discuss best practices and introduce jQuery – a widely used JavaScript library.

Prerequisite: 

Knowledge of HTML and CSS or Website Development - Part I. In order to work with jQuery, you should be aware of the basics of JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

Mentor(s): 

Course Schedule:

Starting Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location:
SUNY Ulster
94 Mary's Ave
Kingston, NY 12401
This course is part of a bootcamp: Fast Track Web Development Bootcamp
All class dates:
Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21

Website Optimization with Google for Maximum Success

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.

Mentor(s): 

Course Schedule:

Starting Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location:
SUNY Ulster
94 Mary's Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401
This course is part of a bootcamp: Fast Track Web Development Bootcamp
All class dates:
Mar 21, Mar 28, Apr 4, Apr 11

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