Working with FTP

  • Using an FTP Client – Filezilla – Tutorial
    • Host:ualr.edu
    • Username: students\username
    • Password: students domain password
    • Port:21 (It should default to this)

Assignment

  • Create and Validate a prototype HTML document that includes examples of all HTML elements covered thus far. For a list of requirements view this page.
  • You can email the html document to me or for additional credit upload to the server and send me the url. Send to tswallace@ualr.edu before 2.17.14.
  • Reading Assignment: CSS Basics

Segway Project Lab

Over the course of the last few days, I have spoken with several of you that are having issues with this project. Before moving on to more complex topics, I’d like to spend today. Working with each of you individually on this project. I have have pushed back the submission date to Thursday.

HTML5 Microdata

  • Review Homework Reading.

In-class Lab – Please Complete the following Tutorial and submit your online Resume to me via Email.

Note: If you are uncomfortable with sharing any personal information with me  (or Google!) feel free use fictitious information. You may skips steps 8-10 if you’d like.

For more information on the subject check out the following resources

The goal of this exercise is familiarize you with the proposed Microdata Spec and to get your brain wrapped around its use. Be prepared to discuss in class on Thursday. Submit the url of the completed resume prior to class on Thursday. We will continue to build of of this assignment in the coming weeks. Failure to complete could impact your ability to complete those assignments.

File Management and Publishing to the Web

Assignment

  • Create and Validate a prototype HTML document that includes examples of all HTML elements covered thus far. For a list of requirements view this page.
  • You can email the html document to me or for additional credit upload to the server and send me the url. Send to tswallace@ualr.edu before 2.17.14.
  • Reading Assignment: CSS Basics

Transitioning to HTML5

Today’s Codecast

Out with the old in with the new

Adding Browser Support

After the Transition

Development and Debugging Tools

Prepping a Document for Mobile

Putting it all together…

Assignment

Work through the following article – The Webkit Inspector

Be prepared to discuss and perhaps demo something you learned. Don’t feel intimidated if you you do not understand every little bit of the article. Becoming familiar with this tools will greatly increase your productivity and ability to identify and troubleshoot problems.

What’s new in HTML5?

In Class Assignment

Visit 10 Websites / Services you frequent. For each you should provide me with the site url, declared doctype, and a list of linked resources with the relationships. Only include the relationship information for elements we have not discussed. I’d like for you to discover as many new relationship types as possible. There is no need to list all relationship attributes for the site, only ones that are new to you. Once completed select one of the new relationship types and provide me with an explanation of its purpose.

Please email this assignment to me prior to class on Thursday.

Homework Reading

Creating Imagery in Fireworks

Assignment

Create Banner image for your sample page in Fireworks. The image should be as wide as your container div and between 80px and 200px tall and less than 40kb in size. Emailed tswallace@ualr.edu before class on Tuesday. Have fun with this. You can make an image for anything. It could be a company, an event, a hobby etc. I’d like to see the following elements present in your design. Typographical Element, some sort of photographic element or vector artwork, and a consistent color scheme (Try Kuler).

Next class I’ll show you how to integrate this image into your template page properly. Please bring the file to class.

Structure, Content, Design, Behavior

Assignment

Evaluate your favorite web site based on our discussion of Structure, Content, Design, and Behavior. This is a written assignment that should be emailed to me (tswallace@ualr.edu) no later than 1-27-13. Make sure you discuss the following elements: Site URL, An assessment of the Structure, Content, Design, and Behavior of the site, Things you like about the site, Things you would change.

Introduction to Fireworks

  • Fireworks Workspace
  • Creating Shapes
  • Working with Typography
  • Cropping and Resizing

Complete the following tutorials and submit the folder icon you create in the 3rd tutorial.

You should email this icon to me before class next Tuesday. Late submissions will not be accepted. I do not expect you to perfectly replicate the icon in the tutorial but I would like to see a solid effort from each of you. This is a challenging assignment so I encourage you to not wait until the night before it is due. Good Luck!

Final Project Lab

Today we will work individually on our final projects and review/troubleshoot our Jquery implementations.

Assignment

Submit the url for the page including your Jquery implementation. This should be submitted no later than this evening.

Introduction to CSS

Assignment

Using Dreamweaver, Style your prototype html document to the best of your ability. Style all of the elements on the page. Experiment with creating a layout using floats. I don’t expect perfection from this exercise but I do want to see some effort. This should be uploaded and submitted to me before class on Tuesday.

Jquery Lab

Assignment

Find a Jquery tutorial on the web. When evaluating the script make sure that the page is still usable without Javascript enabled. You should pick something that can be integrated into your current site to meet the above mastery requirement. Submit the URL to me via email of the working script. Due Tuesday.

Resources 1 | 2 | 3