CSS is a powerful language for creating and controlling your
website’s presentation, but it’s more of a visual language than a
traditional coding tool. With this video workshop, you’ll quickly
learn how to solve a wide range of style issues with CSS, whether
you’re a web designer just starting to code, an experienced
developer looking to refresh your skills, or a student looking to
get into web design.
Get an overview of CSS with a basic demoSet up your programing environment and organize your filesLearn the basic CSS types and explore CSS syntaxCreate a non-functional spec: a document based on business
decisions that affect codingBuild a style guide for color, font styles, links, padding,
margins, borders, and backgroundsDevelop a page template with Div styles, layouts, and
buttonsCode and test your CSS for cross-browser compatibilityOptimize CSS and minimize your code for performance
UX designer Adrian Mendoza starts with the basics and then
adds layers of code and complexity as the course progresses. Along
the way, you’ll learn how to create a non-functional spec, build a
style guide, and develop page templates.
Adrian Mendoza has spent more than 20 years working in design
and user experience. Founder of Mendoza Design, he has consulted on
a variety of user experience for web and mobile projects, ranging
from orange juice to international airports.