beginners web development

Here is the scoop. We take you from having no knowledge at all about computer programming. If you are on this page and you have the capability to watch videos you are all set.

Preliminary Lesson

Since we are dealing with people on different computers we have made 2 tutorials to get you started with the lesson below. This tutorial will show you how to create a file on your desktop that we do in each lesson.

If you use Windows, click here to watch video.

If you use Mac click here to watch the video.

Take these lessons in order if you are a beginner. This way you will learn accurately . If you have any questions there is a box below each post where you can ask questions.  Here are the lessons in order.

  1. Absolute Beginner HTML
  2. Image tags and Embeding
  3. Div Tags Id’s and Classes
  4. HTML Tables
  5. Links and Linking
  6. Ordered List and Unordered List
  7. HTML5 Forms
  8. What is CSS
  9. Coding Websites with CSS
  10. JavaScript Absolute Beginner
  11. JavaScript HTML DOM Events
  12. JavaScript IF ELSE Statements
  13. JavaScript “OR” “AND” statements in Conditional Loop
  14. JavaScript Switch Statement Function
  15. JavaScript Getting A Value
  16. JavaScript Arrays How To use Them
  17. JavaScript Array Methods for Absolute Beginners
  18. External CSS Libraries

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Absolute Beginners Course in Web Development

Absolute Beginners Course in Web Development

This is an absolute beginners course in web development. If you or someone you know is looking to get into the field of web development but do not know where to start look no further. If you know how to run a computer and play a video from YouTube this is all the preliminary knowledge Read More

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IMAGE TAGS AND EMBEDDING ABSOLUTE BEGINNER COURSE IN WEB DEVELOPMENT PART 2

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To use an image tag we use a file on the internet. This file to the image could be located on your server or an external server. For example the following image tag would work anywhere. Breaking Down The Image Tag The syntax that we use to embed an image is always the same. It Read More

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DIV TAGS ID’S CLASSES CODING MADE EASY PART 3

DIV TAGS ID'S CLASSES CODING MADE EASY PART 3

To set a div tag we type out the tag just like we would do any other tag, “<div></div>”. It is important however that you set id’s or classes to these div tags so we can target them for styling. We use CSS Cascading Style Sheets for styling our webpages. First we need to set div Read More

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HTML Tables Absolute Beginners Course In Web Development Part #4

HTML Tables Absolute Beginners Course In Web Development

We use html tables when we want to position things on our document. These position are called rows and columns. They are created with tags just like everything else on a webpage. HTML Tables Where To Use Them There are many places that you may use html tables. You could be wanting to display a Read More

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Links and Linking Absolute Beginners Course in Web Development

Links and Linking Absolute Beginners Course in Web Development

Linking is one of the most important assets to web development. This is a tutorial coming from an absolute beginners point of view. There are 2 major kinds of links. There are inbound links and outbound links. Lets illustrate both examples. Inbound Links An inbound link is a link that is linked within your website. Read More

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Ordered Lists and Unordered List Absolute Beginner Web Development

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We user ordered lists and unordered lists all the time when developing websites. In fact you would be hard pressed to find a webpage on the internet that does not have some type of list items on it. It is very common to use and this is how you use it. Ordered List Items For Read More

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HTML5 Forms Absolute Beginners Web Development lesson 7

HTML5 Forms Absolute Beginners Web Development lesson 7

We will be covering HTML5 forms in this lesson. In your web development career you will use forms a lot. It is a good idea to get use to what is available to you. It is important to note that we are covering creating forms. Processing forms in PHP will be coming in the future. Read More

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What is CSS Absolute Beginner Web Development Lesson 8

What Is CSS? Absolute Beginners Course Part 8

What is CSS? CSS is an acronym for “Cascading Style Sheets”. We use CSS to style webpages. With it we can specify positions, colors, background and much more. CSS Syntax The CSS Syntax follows a basic structure. First your target the element that you want to change. Next you will give it some commands. Here Read More

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Coding Websites With CSS Absolute Beginner Web Development Lesson 9

Coding Websites With CSS Absolute Beginner

This is the lesson where we actually begin to code a web page with html and CSS. We take the mock-up from the last post and make a real webpage with clickable links. List of CSS Commands Used Here are a list of CSS commands used in this lesson. color: changes the color of the Read More

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JavaScript Absolute Beginner Web Development Lesson 10

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If you are an absolute beginner in web development you must be aware that JavaScript is essential. We are going to break it down for you in the simplest of terms. So if you are a beginner this lesson is for you. This is going to be fun! Document Object Model Document Object Model (DOM) Read More

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JavaScript DOM HTML Events for Absolute Beginners Lesson #11

JavaScript DOM HTML Events for Absolute Beginners

Lets discuss DOM events in HTML with JavaScript. In the last lesson the event we were calling upon was the “onclick” event. We used a button to accomplish what we wanted. Today were are going to discuss the following events. onclick onload onchange onmouseover onmouseout onmousedown onmouseup onfocus   Setting Variables in JavaScript In the Read More

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JavaScript If Else Statements for Absolute Beginners Lesson # 12

JavaScript If Else Statements for Absolute Beginners

Many times in programming we have to check to see if a condition is met and then display a result of some sort. This is where the if else statements come in handy with JavaScript. For instance lets say that you wanted to display something on a certain date. Maybe on New Years Day you Read More

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JavaScript AND OR in IF Statement to Check For Multiple Conditions Absolute Beginner

JavaScript AND OR in IF Statement to Check For Multiple Conditions

Video Instructions There are times when you want to check if 2 or more conditions are met in JavaScript. To accomplish this we use the OR “||”, AND “&&” statements within the IF condition. In the last lesson  we were checking the date. If a certain date met the condition we displayed something. What if Read More

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JavaScript Switch Statement Absolute Beginner Lesson 14

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JavaScript Switch statement is used when we have a lot of variables that we want to match. In the following example we get the day of the week. We can then show something for each day of the week. Getting A Day JavaScript Built In Function There are already functions that JavaScript comes with in Read More

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JavaScript Getting The Value Of An Input Field Absolute Beginner

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There are times when we need to get the value of a input field with JavaScript. We can get values from several different types of input fields. text number date Complete List Here. JavaScript Value The way we grab a value from an input filed is by using the value function in JavaScript. First set Read More

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