CIS 275: Introduction to Web Design & Development – provides students with the opportunity to closely consider the web, think about its impact upon culture, and develop skills for generating effective web content. This course focuses primarily upon the development of coding skills for generating web content, as well as an aptitude for creating effective designs and interfaces. Students in this course will need to devote significant time to working both in the lab and online during the term.
Please note that the focus of this course is not merely the development of technical skills. Rather, this course is designed to help students develop the ability to produce an informed critique of Internet resources, as well as a capacity for evaluation and assessment of web materials.
There are no prerequisites for CIS 275. It is assumed that students in this course have no prior experience with web development. This course is typically offered every year.
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What Is Code?
Understanding the meta charset tag
Butterick’s Practical Typography
Very Nice Sites
Web Style Guide (2nd ed.)
How People Read Online
UX Rules from Eye-Tracking
Web Designer’s Guide to PNG Image Format
Responsive Web Design
Eric Meyer’s Reset CSS
Normalize CSS or CSS Reset?!
Fluid Images for RWD
Responsive Navbar with Flexbox