Advanced CSS

Advanced CSS3 Development

The Advanced CSS training course is designed to teach students with a foundational understanding of CSS selectors and syntax to write stronger, more interactive code.

The Advanced CSS course will build on basic CSS skills, and introduce a new set of powerful front-end development tools. The course transitions into an in-depth breakdown all of the new CSS3 modules, and concludes with an overview of CSS frameworks.

This course assumes prior CSS knowledge. If you are new to CSS, we recommend beginning with the Introduction to CSS course.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn advanced techniques for writing stronger, more interactive code using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Audience: 
Web Developers who know HTML/XHTML and CSS looking to expand their knowledge.
Role: 
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

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Duration: 
3 Days
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • Cascading Style Sheets (review)
  • CSS3 Basics (review)
  • Advanced Selectors
  • Adding Interactivity Without JavaScript
  • Responsive Design
  • Some CSS Frameworks Basics

What You'll Learn

In the Advanced CSS training course, you’ll learn:

  • CSS2 Review
    • CSS Syntax
    • Element Positioning
    • Box Model
  • CSS3 Introduction
    • Introduction to CSS3
    • Benefits for Mobile Design
    • Compatibility with Browsers and Devices
    • Testing with Chrome and Firefox
  • CSS Advanced Selectors
    • Child
    • Sibling
    • Nth
    • Of Type
    • Adjacent
    • Attribute
  • Background Properties
    • Background Image (Using more than one image)
    • Gradients
  • Color Properties
    • Introducing the Alpha Value
    • RGB Format
    • RGBA Format
    • HSL Format
    • HSLA Format
    • Border Properties
    • Border Radius
    • Border Image
  • Font Properties
    • @font-face
    • Google Web Fonts
    • Shadow Properties
    • Text Shadow
    • Box Shadow
  • Forms
    • Overview of HTML5 Forms
    • Styling Forms with CSS
    • Validating Forms with CSS
  • Responsive Design
    • Introduction to Responsive Design
    • Introduction to Mobile First Concept
    • Flexible Grids
    • Flexible Units
    • Media Queries
  • Interactivity with CSS3
    • Transitions
    • Transforms
    • 2D and 3D
    • Animations
  • Overview of CSS Frameworks
    • Twitter Bootstrap
    • LESS

Meet Your Instructor

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Kamren

Kamren has a love of all things front-end and has enjoyed bringing his 10+ years of web development experience into each class he teaches. Recently Kamren has been working with a leading insurance company as a senior developer of front-end architecture and mobile web application design. He was instrumental in shaping their front-end development team and leading the company into single page application development. Before that, Kamren had the privilege of being the first Sun Certified Ajax instructor. And a few years...

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Kyle

Kyle is from Washington State, and lived in California before moving to Boulder in 2014. He taught English in Bogota, Colombia as well as Oaxaca, Mexico (he also speaks conversational Spanish). Kyle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in elearning course platforms, including extensive exposure to thousands of online courses and teaching styles. He has BAs in Psychology and Marketing from the UW Seattle.

Kyle is currently a Technical Instructor at DevelopIntelligence. He spends his time reading,...

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Craig

Craig recently released the book, The JavaScript Framework Guide: AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Craig has been a guest on the Hanselminutes and JavaScript Jabber podcasts. He’s an avid blogger, and several of his articles have been published in Peter Cooper’s poplular “JavaScript Weekly” newsletter. He also has his own podcast, “The Front-End Developer’s Cast”.

Craig has been a developer for over 15 years at startups, enterprises, and as a consultant. During...

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Alex

Alex began writing code as an eight year old on his first computer, a Tandy TRS-80. In 1995, Alex developed his first website and has been hooked ever since. He went on to study Computer Science at Georgetown University, followed by working as a government consultant and classroom instructor in the Washington, D.C.-area.

Alex has spent his entire career developing web applications that work in the browser, and teaching web development technologies. He has developed several large-...

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Eve

Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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