The YMC

September 9, 2017 Schedule

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on September 7, 2017

‘Build-Your-Own-Curriculum’ Series

  • 10:00am
    • Doors Open
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Questions / obstacles / problem solving (optional)
      • for those who ran into any issues during the week that we were unable to solve, you can come by early and we can figure out what is going on
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am
    • Content Management Systems
      • What are they?
      • Why would I need one?
      • Why would I not need one?
      • How do I know which one to use?
      • What is an Open Source CMS?
      • What do I need to build a website using a CMS tool?
        • What programs do I need on my computer?
        • Client-side vs. Server-side programming
        • What kind of server / hosting do I need?
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
    • Getting Started as a Developer
      • Setting up a Development environment on your computer
      • Installing Open Source Content Management Systems on your Computer for development
        • WordPress
        • Drupal
        • Joomla!
  • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • CSS Units of Measurement
      • How, Why, and Where to use various units of measurement in CSS
        • pixels (px)
        • em / rem
        • percentages (%)
        • viewport units (vh, vw)
        • calculated dimensions (calc)
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    • Creating Responsive Layouts
      • Techniques and best practices
      • Choosing breakpoints for your interface
      • Considerations to take into account for content when transitioning from one screen size to another
      • Taking a ‘mobile-first’ approach to web interface development
  • 2:30 pm
    • Wrap-up and setting Goals and Objectives for next week

Interested in joining the ‘Build-Your-Own-Curriculum’ Series? Contact info@theymc.com for details.