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Responsive Web Design

 
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About This Course

This course will introduce you to responsive web design (RWD) by reviewing basic principles and foundational techniques for designing websites that are viewable on all devices. While this is an introductory course, the material does require that the learner has at least a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. After completing the course, students will be able to create custom CSS layouts and use media queries to optimize websites for different screen sizes.

Features

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Audio-enabled
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Real-world case studies
  • Fully accessible
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported
  • Video content

Topics

  • Responsive design
  • The viewport
  • CSS box model
  • The border-box property
  • Grid-based layout systems
  • CSS Flexbox
  • Media queries
  • Breakpoints
  • Mobile-first layout structure
  • The element
  • Art direction
  • Responsive images

Outcomes

  • Explain the concepts and principles of responsive web design
  • Define the viewport and identify how to configure a site for responsive design
  • Differentiate between the CSS box and border-box models
  • Calculate the widths of elements on a page using the box model and border-box model
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of grid-based layout systems
  • Construct simple responsive layouts using CSS Flexbox
  • Summarize the purpose of media queries
  • Design media query syntax using breakpoints
  • Discuss what is meant by mobile-first layouts in the context of responsive design
  • Explain art direction and the use of the element with responsive images

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