[Noisebridge-discuss] "can I attend a class at Noisebridge?" Fwd: Front-end Web Development: new series November 11!

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Fri Nov 1 20:16:56 UTC 2013


Here's an example of confusion caused by the recent changes.

Obviously continuing to offer classes to the public is an incredibly
important part of Noisebridge, so let's figure out how to fix the
communication around this to avoid scaring people away.

-andy

On Fri, Nov 01, 2013 at 11:04:45AM -0700, Josh Wilson wrote:
> I’d be interested in attending this or an intermediate version of this class, especially around the CSS, HTML5 and javascript, but based on the rules of access on the front page of the wiki, it doesn’t look like I can get in unless one of you knows me, or something … ? 
> 
> Sorry for the confusion. 
> 
> 
> On Nov 1, 2013, at 9:35 AM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript - and put them to good use! This weekly lecture series, taught by Jeffrey Carl Faden, is aimed at complete beginners who are interested in making websites, as well as seasoned professionals looking to brush up on the latest and greatest.
> > 
> > Front-end web development is all about making code that runs in the browser (versus code that runs on the server). There isn't a big focus on web design (creating wireframes and mockups), but we do cover best practices for turning these designs into beautiful code.
> > 
> > This is the first class of a new series of classes. If you or your
> > friends been waiting to jump in from the very beginning, this is the
> > class to take - so spread the word. We'll cover the very basics:
> > - Explaining "front-end" vs. "back-end"
> > - Discussing tools of the trade
> > - Explaining the separation between structure, presentation, and behavior
> > - Writing a basic HTML page
> > - Styling the page with basic CSS
> > - Explaining the role of front-end web development as a job and career
> > 
> > The class starts on Monday, November 11 at 8pm, and goes until 10pm! Plan to arrive EARLY, as the class will probably fill up very fast.
> > 
> > If you can't make it to this week's lecture, you can watch a live
> > video stream of the class. Join this Google+ Event to be notified of
> > when to hop on:
> > https://plus.google.com/events/cfk1a7nv18p6pek7m7a4ck13fh0
> > This video stream will also be available to watch after the class is complete.
> > 
> > This class and the space in which it's taught are entirely free to
> > attend. Please bring a laptop. Read all of the details here:
> > https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Front-end_Web_Development
> > 
> > P.S. This might be the last series I teach for a while. I might take a longer break after the end of the series (in about 6 months). We'll see. But if you've been meaning to attend, this is your chance!
> > 
> > Jeffrey
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