This session will introduce attendees to two core skills for building websites: HTML (a markup language) and CSS (a style sheet language). Both are commonly-used for rendering information on the web today. In addition to learning the basics and basic differences of HTML and CSS, attendees will use a simple text editor (Sublime Text 3) and their computers to begin creating a website.
Example and PracticeWe will start with a demo of a completed html website and viewing its changes as CSS rules are added to the page.
Next, we will follow CUNY DHRI's guide for building a basic website here: DHRI Curriculum/html-css
Further Readings / Resources:"Where to learn HTML and CSS and build your first website" by Richardson Dackam
W3schools - HTML, CSS, and other tutorials
"Learn to Code HTML and CSS", by Shay Howe
Khan Academy's "Intro to HTML/CSS: Making Webpages"
Codecademy's "HTML & CSS"
"CSS for Beginners: What is CSS and How to Use it in Web Development?" by Cem Eygi
MS Visual Studio Code (another free text editor)
Publishing your Website
Solo Learn [offers free html and then other paid courses]