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 "frontend" means, discussing tools of the trade, and understanding basic HTML and CSS.
Class for 2013-10-14: Backend web development
This class is all about the seedy underbelly of web development: the backend!
I know we already have a backend class here at Noisebridge, but this one is tailored toward frontend developers wanting to get a taste of how things come together. We'll spend the first half talking about PHP, then move onto a Rails, a more complex example.
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 Windows or Mac OS X:
THE HARDEST WAY:
Install Apache, PHP, RVM, Ruby, and Rails individually. Good luck!
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