Weekly classroom-style presentation on HTML/CSS/JS. The lecture starts every Monday at 8pm. We also have a recap starting at 7:30pm, where we'll cover the (very) basics, such as explaining what "front-end" means, discussing tools of the trade, and understanding basic HTML and CSS.
Class for 2014-04-21: Backend web development
This class is all about the seedy underbelly of web development: the backend!
I know we already have a Rails class here at Noisebridge, but this one is tailored toward front-end developers wanting to get a taste of how things come together. We'll talk about PHP, then Express.js, then Rails.
During the recap period, we will set up your computers. But it's best to do this before arriving if possible. Here are the steps used for class preparation:
THE EASY WAY:
If you would like to follow along, the easiest option is to run a virtual machine.
THE HARDER WAY:
If you don't want to use a virtual machine.
On Linux, you'll need to follow these steps:
On OS X 10.9:
On Windows or OS X 10.8 and below:
THE HARDEST WAY:
Install Apache, PHP, RVM, Ruby, and Rails individually. Good luck!
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