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Introduction to Web Development

This course is designed to start you on a path toward future studies in web development and design, no matter how little experience or technical knowledge you currently have. The web is a very big place, and if you are the typical internet user, you probably visit several websites every day, whether for business, entertainment or education. But have you ever wondered how these websites actually work? How are they built? How do browsers, computers, and mobile devices interact with the web? What skills are necessary to build a website? With almost 1 billion websites now on the internet, the answers to these questions could be your first step toward a better understanding of the internet and developing a new set of internet skills. By the end of this course you’ll be able to describe the structure and functionality of the world wide web, create dynamic web pages using a combination of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, apply essential programming language concepts when creating HTML forms, select an appropriate web hosting service, and publish your webpages for the world to see. Finally, you’ll be able to develop a working model for creating your own personal or business websites in the future and be fully prepared to take the next step in a more advanced web development or design course or specialization.

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Rating 4.6 based on 176 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Feb 17 (last week)
Cost $79
From University of California, Davis via Coursera
Instructor Daniel Randall
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Language English
Subjects Programming Business
Tags Computer Science Business Business Essentials Mobile And Web Development

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basics of web development in 7 reviews

This course provides with all the basics of web development and is a great help.

I think the course is very complete, I have achieved a very good understanding of the basics of web development now and my learning path is much clearer.

it is great It is a great course to start learning the basics of web development!

Definitely take this course if you are interested in learning the basics of web development.

Good materials to start with web development Great course for beginners to get the basics of Web Development, HTML, CSS and Javascript.

This course is the basic building block for those who want to learn something skillful knowledge about HTML and basics of web development.

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css and javascript in 7 reviews

Things like HTML, CSS and JavaScript are the core of client side development and they all are learned here.

In this course, we use the CSS and JavaScript code which was explained in deep way ( extra having various type of informative resources).The main interesting and learning thing was its peer graded assignment which works alot in finding some little mistake.

This course is very much useful to learn the basics of HTML,CSS and javaScript.I'm glad to accomplish this course.

Now I know enough HTML, CSS and JavaScript to probably freelance small simple jobs.

The course offered me the baisc idea of html,css and javascript in the best way possible which will help me in my future of learning web development in a better way.Thank u coursera for such a great initiation..

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how websites work in 3 reviews

Very good explanation of the basic concepts Awesome course, I had no idea about web development and this course has provided me solid base on how websites work.

My only suggestion is for new content to be added to make the final project even more comprehensive, other than that no complains :) I wish had money enough to afford this course , i reached module 3 and i got much knowledge about how websites work and i intend to finish this course as fast as i can Has the instructor actually done any serious web development work?

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easy to learn in 3 reviews

Great course, it is really easy to learn with Daniel Randall and the suggested resources.

This course is easy to learn.

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awesome course, didn't know how websites worked and now I have enough knowledge to not only make a website (HTML and CSS)... I can also host it on a server and a domain!

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Rating 4.6 based on 176 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Feb 17 (last week)
Cost $79
From University of California, Davis via Coursera
Instructor Daniel Randall
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming Business
Tags Computer Science Business Business Essentials Mobile And Web Development

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